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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Irina (as Yulia Snigir)
Alik (as Rasha Bukvic)
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Roman Luknár ...
Zolee Ganxsta ...
MRAP Driver (as Ganxsta Doglegy Zolee)
Péter Takátsy ...
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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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Plot Keywords:

russian | courthouse | cia | escape | bomb | See All (177) »


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


Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Hard 5  »

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Box Office


$92,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$67,344,392 (USA) (17 May 2013)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The Mil Mi-26 transport helicopter seen at the end of the movie was rented from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus. The original color of the helicopter is white. The temporary camouflage paint scheme was applied in Hungary, where the helicopter scenes were shot. See more »


In one of the aerial shots of the Cougar HEV chasing the blue van down the narrow side streets, the cars parked on either side of the street move before the HEV actually hits them. See more »


Komarov: [from trailer] You're crazy.
John McClane: A little bit.
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Theme from Die Hard
Written by Michael Kamen
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User Reviews

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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