Die Hard

Poster for the movie "Die Hard"

This week Roger, Gene, and Dick cook up the perfect receipt for a delicious 1980’s cinematic treat. With all the key ingredients on hand:  a cop trapped inside a high-rise, a team of desperate terrorists, an iconic villain with brains and panache, and a group of hostages including the cop’s estranged wife and you’ve got yourself classic 1980’s actions.

Plot Summary: “Die Hard New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there’s no one to save the hostages — but him.

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Director
John McTiernan
Producer
Lawrence Gordon, Beau Marks, Joel Silver
Production
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Gordon Company, Silver Pictures
Release Date
15 July 1988

Director
John McTiernan
Producer
Lawrence Gordon, Beau Marks, Joel Silver
Production
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Gordon Company, Silver Pictures
Release Date
15 July 1988