Bruce Willis stars as New York City Detective John McClane, newly arrived in Los Angeles to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia). But as McClane waits for his wife's office party to break up, terrorists take control of the building. While the terrorist leader, Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), rounds up hostages, McClane slips away unnoticed. Armed with only a service revolver and his cunning, McClane launches his own one-man war. A crackling thriller from beginning to end, Die Hard explodes with heart-stopping suspense! Directed by John McTiernan (The Thomas Crown Affair, The Hunt for Red October).

Director:

John McTiernan

Cast:

Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Alexander Godunov, Reginald VelJohnson, William Atherton, Paul Gleason, Hart Bochner, James Shigeta, Andreas Wisniewski, Clarence Gilyard Jr., De'voreaux White, Dennis Hayden, Bruno Doyon, Joey Plewa, Robert Davi, Grand L. Bush

MPAA Rating:

R

Run Time:

2hrs 11mins

Release Year:

1988

Country Of Origin:

USA