Die Hard is a 1998 action movie directed by John McTiernan starring Bruce Willis.
Pure entertainment in this classic of the 80’s.
Tough New York cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) finds himself in a tight situation when an office building in Los Angeles is taken over by terrorists. Apart from himself, everyone else in the building – including his wife – is held at gunpoint while their captors spell out their demands. The F.B.I. are called in to survey the situation, but John McClane has other plans for the terrorists… (Filmaffinity)
“The idea of the film as an advertisement for itself, as a mass-media self-projection, is no coincidence—it’s one of the movie’s crucial reflections of the cultural moment in which it was made.” Richard Brody: The New Yorker
“Few films falling into the ‘mindless entertainment’ genre have as much going for them as this movie. Not only is it a thrill-a-minute ride, but it has one of the best film villains in recent memory (…) Rating: ???? (out of 4)” James Berardinelli: ReelViews
- “The idea has a certain allure to it (…) Inappropriate and wrongheaded interruptions reveal the fragile nature of the plot and prevent it from working (…) Rating: ?? (out of 4)” Roger Ebert: rogerebert.com
Cast & Crew
Die Hard (1988)
Movie title: Die Hard
Date published: January 20, 2022
Director(s): John McTiernan
One of the best action movies of All Times.