Die Hard

Die Hard (1988)

40 Stories. Twelve Terrorists. One Cop.

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Summary

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

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  • Bruce Willis

    as John McClane
  • Bonnie Bedelia

    as Holly Gennaro McClane
  • Reginald VelJohnson

    as Sgt. Al Powell
  • Paul Gleason

    as Deputy Police Chief Dwayne T. Robinson
  • De'voreaux White

    as Argyle
  • William Atherton

    as Richard Thornburg
  • Hart Bochner

    as Harry Ellis
  • James Shigeta

    as Joseph Yoshinobu Takagi
  • Alan Rickman

    as Hans Gruber
  • Alexander Godunov

    as Karl
  • Bruno Doyon

    as Franco
  • Andreas Wisniewski

    as Tony
  • Clarence Gilyard Jr.

    as Theo
  • Joey Plewa

    as Alexander
  • Lorenzo Caccialanza

    as Marco
  • Gerard Bonn

    as Kristoff
  • Dennis Hayden

    as Eddie
  • Al Leong

    as Uli
  • Gary Roberts

    as Heinrich
  • Hans Buhringer

    as Fritz
  • Wilhelm von Homburg

    as James
  • Robert Davi

    as FBI Special Agent Johnson
  • Grand L. Bush

    as FBI Agent Little Johnson
  • Bill Marcus

    as City Engineer
  • Rick Ducommun

    as Walt, City Worker
  • Matt Landers

    as Capt. Mitchell
  • Carmine Zozzora

    as Rivers
  • Dustyn Taylor

    as Ginny
  • George Christy

    as Dr. Hasseldorf
  • Anthony Peck

    as Young Cop
  • Cheryl Baker

    as Woman
  • Richard Parker

    as Man
  • David Ursin

    as Harvey Johnson
  • Mary Ellen Trainor

    as Gail Wallens
  • Harri James

    as Police Supervisor
  • Shelley Pogoda

    as Dispatcher
  • Selma Archerd

    as Hostage
  • Scot Bennett

    as Hostage
  • Rebecca Broussard

    as Hostage
  • Kate Finlayson

    as Hostage
  • Shanna Higgins

    as Hostage
  • Kym Malin

    as Hostage
  • Taylor Fry

    as Lucy McClane
  • Noah Land

    as John McClane Jr.
  • Betty Carvalho

    as Paulina
  • Kip Waldo

    as Convenience Store Clerk
  • Mark Goldstein

    as Station Manager
  • Tracy Reiner

    as Thornburg's Assistant
  • Rick Cicetti

    as Guard
  • Fred Lerner

    as Guard
  • Bill Margolin

    as Producer
  • Bob Jennings

    as Cameraman
  • Bruce P. Schultz

    as Cameraman
  • David Katz

    as Soundman
  • Robert Lesser

    as Businessman
  • Stella Hall

    as Stewardess
  • Terri Lynn Doss

    as Girl at Airport
  • Jon E. Greene

    as Boy at Airport
  • P. Randall Bowers

    as Kissing Man
  • Michele Laybourn

    as Girl in Window
  • Charlie Picerni

    as Dwayne T. Robinson's Driver (uncredited)
  • Mark Winn

    as Police Detective (uncredited)
Directing John McTiernan Director
Production Joel Silver Producer
Production Lawrence Gordon Producer
Production Jackie Burch Casting
Editing John F. Link Editor
Writing Steven E. de Souza Screenplay
Writing Jeb Stuart Screenplay
Production Lloyd Levin Associate Producer
Production Ferne Cassel Casting Associate
Camera Jan de Bont Director of Photography
Editing Frank J. Urioste Editor
Writing Roderick Thorp Novel
Production Charles Gordon Executive Producer
Production Beau Marks Producer
Production Beau Marks Unit Production Manager
Sound Michael Kamen Original Music Composer
Art Jackson De Govia Production Design
Art John R. Jensen Art Direction
Art Philip Leonard Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Marilyn Vance Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Barry Francis Delaney Costume Supervisor
Sound Ron Bartlett Foley
Crew Dennis Michelson Visual Effects Editor
Art William J. Durrell Jr. Assistant Art Director
Visual Effects Richard Edlund Visual Effects Producer
Crew Glenn R. Wilder Stunts
Crew George P. Wilbur Stunts
Crew Charlie Picerni Stunt Coordinator
Sound Vanessa Theme Ament Foley
Sound Cindy Marty Dialogue Editor
Crew Dick Ziker Stunts
Sound Stephen Hunter Flick Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Wes Dawn Makeup Artist
Camera Michael Scott Camera Operator
Crew Al Di Sarro Special Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Paul Abascal Hairstylist
Sound Robin Harlan Foley
Crew Victor Paul Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Scott H. Eddo Makeup Department Head
Crew Brian Christensen Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Siebert Set Costumer
Sound Don J. Bassman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Richard Overton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Marion Tumen Script Supervisor
Art Craig Edgar Assistant Art Director
Sound Robert Renga Sound Recordist
Sound Kevin F. Cleary Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Tommy Tomlinson Property Master
Production Joel Marx Location Manager
Camera Peter Sorel Still Photographer
Sound Craig Heath Sound Recordist
Sound Hank Salerno ADR & Dubbing
Sound Catherine Shorr Sound Effects Editor
Art Bruce J. Gfeller Construction Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Josée Normand Hairstylist
Art E.C. Chen Set Designer
Art Roland E. Hill Jr. Set Designer
Sound Jeff Rosen Dialogue Editor
Sound David W. Gray Dolby Consultant
Sound David E. Stone Sound Effects Editor
Crew Brent Boates Visual Effects Art Director
Camera Michael Ferris Camera Operator
Camera M. Todd Henry Camera Operator
Camera Virgil Mirano Still Photographer
Lighting Ed Ayer Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Michael Voght Set Costumer
Crew Myra Hill Transportation Coordinator
Crew Stanley R. Webber Picture Car Coordinator
Production Ken H. Rosen Location Manager
Costume & Make-Up Jim Kail Makeup Artist
Sound Christopher Brooks Supervising Music Editor
Crew Tim Sisson Picture Car Coordinator
Visual Effects Matthew Yuricich Visual Effects
Crew James Nordberg Transportation Captain
Crew Kenny Endoso Stunts
Crew Peter McKernan Stunts
Sound Stephen McLaughlin Music Producer

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