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A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)

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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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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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14 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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Trivia

Jai Courtney and Robert Patrick share the distinction of appearing in the Die Hard series, and the Terminator series. Jai Courtney appears as Jack McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and as Kyle Reese in Terminator Genisys (2015). Robert Patrick appears in Die Hard 2 (1990) as a henchman and in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) as T-1000, a main character. See more »

Goofs

After a fight both main characters Travel to Chernobyl, fully armed, by freeway having a light conversation. Chernobyl is not in Russia but is actually a territory of Ukraine. It is more than one evening's drive, there are no freeways and two fully armed Americans would not be able to make this crossing from one country to another with out being stopped. See more »

Quotes

Jack McClane: Gimme your phone.
[John hands Jack his phone. Jack stomps on it repeatedly]
John McClane: ...it's a two year contract on that phone.
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Connections

Follows Die Hard 2 (1990) See more »

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Ode To Joy (Cell Phone)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Arranged by Michael Klein and John Mccurry
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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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