Die Hard

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Director

John McTiernan

Cast

Bruce Willis as Detective John McClane

Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber

Bonnie Bedelia as Holly Gennero McClane

Reginald VelJohnson as Sgt. Al Powell

Alexander Godunov as Karl

Paul Gleason as LAPD Deputy Chief Dwayne T. Robinson

William Atherton as Richard Thornburg

Hart Bochner as Harry Ellis

Writers

Jeb Stuart (screenplay)

Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)

Roderick Thorp (novel)


Summary

Die Hard follows New York City police detective John McClane who is caught up in a terrorist takeover of a Los Angeles skyscraper while visiting his estranged wife.

Genre

Action, Mystery & Thriller

Released

July 15, 1988

Runtime

2hrs 11min

MPAA

R, for strong language, some nudity, and violence

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