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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  14 February 2013 (USA)
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John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.

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Storyline

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. Written by Guy from Estonia

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russian | courthouse | cia | escape | bomb | See All (176) »

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Like father. Like son. Like hell! See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Die Hard 5  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$92,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$24,834,845 (USA) (15 February 2013)

Gross:

$67,344,392 (USA) (17 May 2013)
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In the UK, digital copies of the film were delivered to cinemas with the fake title "Simon Says", a tagline from the third installment, Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995). See more »

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During the whole scene in the nuclear facility except where the uranium is stored, everyone is wearing protective gear except Jack and John who are seemingly not affected by the radiation. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
John McClane: So we're not going to grow any third arms or anything are we?
Jack McClane: Nah. You might loose your hair.
John McClane: Ha! Laugh it up kid. This is your five years from now.
Jack McClane: It's rain water and fire. Besides, it's hard to kill a McClane.
John McClane: *Now* you're a McClane?
Jack McClane: Yeah, I'm a McClane. John McClane.
John McClane: John McClane, Junior.
Jack McClane: Well, that makes you a Senior.
John McClane: That's right. Try not to forget it. I'm your father. Have some respect for your father.
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References The Blues Brothers (1980) See more »

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McClane's Brain
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Written by Marco Beltrami
Performed by Marco Beltrami
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R.I.P. Die Hard
17 February 2013 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Even for a rookie of the Die Hard's Franchise, this is not a Die Hard : where is the real bad guy, where is the real John Mc Clane, where is the real thrilled plot, where is the impossible action scenes and the bad ass Mc Clane's jokes ? Moore just kill it... The story is so boring that you have the impression that Bruce Willis himself is not having a good time. And the real missing part is those conversations between Mc Clane and the bad guys when John is teasing the bad guy. The editing is to clippy : Moore doesn't take time to install the ambiance. Russia seems to cool for John, no tension, no real danger. And the relationship with his son is just to hollow. In fact, only the name John Mc Clan is the only thing left of the Die Hard's franchise. R.I.P. Die Hard.


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