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After the terrifying events in LA, John McClane (Willis) is about to go through it all again. A team of terrorists, led by Col. Stuart (Sadler) is holding the entire airport hostage. The terrorists are planning to rescue a drug lord from justice. In order to do so, they have seized control of all electrical equipment affecting all planes. With no runway lights available, all aircraft have to remain in the air, with fuel running low, McClane will need to be fast. Written by
The Polish title for "Die Hard" in all of the three movies is "The Glass Trap", as a reference to the first movie located in a glass skyscraper. See more »
The Air Traffic Controllers decide to take over the transmitter for the Outer Marker and broadcast to the holding aircraft. That transmitter is actually located with the antenna some 5-10 miles from the airport so they would have no quick access from the control tower. Additionally that antenna is highly directional so only an aircraft that is very close to being directly over it would hear any signal, probably to short an interval to make sense of it if they were even listening to begin with. There is a flashing light on the instrument panel to mark passage and those beeps are an annoyance if you are in a holding pattern and passing over every 4 minutes or so. See more »
[Miller reaches the church after escaping from McClane; he passes Baker at the door]
He didn't make it.
[He brushes some snow off of Miller's jacket. Inside the church, we see Colonel Stuart marking measurements on a map of the airport. He looks up at Miller's arrival]
We ran into trouble, Colonel. Some cop... killed Cochrane. I barely got away, sir.
Did you accomplish your mission?
Yes, sir. But... Cochrane.
Well then the damage is minimal.
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There is no comparison to the first Die Hard, but this was still a fun sequel!
John McClane is back! I had heard a few bad things about Die Hard 2, I was a bit nervous to see this film just because of that. But I think it was just because of the fact that a lot of people really compare it to the first Die Hard, like I said there really is no comparison, the first Die Hard was an absolute blast and can't be beat. However, Die Hard 2 is a little looked over, it's still a great sequel in my opinion. It has great action, the same fun characters, and an awesome story. While it was somewhat bland compared to the first Die Hard, this was a fun movie to watch I think.
John McClane is back to square one in life, his wife doesn't like him very much right now since he hasn't kept his promises. But she is coming into town for a report and John is there to pick her up. But things are quickly interrupted when Col. Stuart takes control of the airport with high demands of money and power. Unfortunately he doesn't realize who he's messing with when he is aware of John's wife being aboard of one of the planes. Since the airport's power is now out, the planes cannot land and are quickly running out of gas to keep them going. John is on the case though and isn't going to let Col. Stuart get away with this.
Die Hard 2 is a cool movie in my books. William Sadler made a good villain, he's really intense looking and got into character very well. I loved how this movie ended, Holly really kicked more butt in this film. But it is Bruce who really wins the movie over, he's even more bad than ever before, he's just so awesome, you can't help but to keep rooting for him. Not to mention one of the most memorable lines ever "Yippe-Kia-Mother-", you get it, but he's the only one that could deliver that line right. I would recommend this movie for anyone, just give it a shot, it's pretty good.
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