Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) Poster


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Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard 2 (1990)

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Die Hard (1988)

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Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Justice League in 24 Minutes or Less (2018) (TV Episode)
Simon Gruber's voice is heard at the end of the video.


Die Hard Trilogy (1996) (Video Game)
3rd game based on the film


Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Musical cue when the truck is being chased by water in the aquaduckt at approximately the 1 hr. 20 minutes point of the movie.
Stalag 17 (1953)
Captain Kangaroo (1955) (TV Series)
John McClane says that after the police force suspended him, he spent his time "smoking cigarettes and watching 'Captain Kangaroo.'"
The Addams Family (1964) (TV Series)
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
Dirty Harry (1971)
mentioned in dialogue by Zeus.
Across 110th Street (1972)
Samuel L. Jackson says the line "Tell me when he crosses 110th street!"
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
When the kids are evacuated into the school gym because of a bomb threat, the teacher keeps peace by having them sing "Row, row, row your boat."
Pulp Fiction (1994)
John McClane says that after the police force suspended him, he spent his time "smoking cigarettes and watching 'Captain Kangaroo'." That is a lyric from the Statler Brothers' "Flowers on the Wall," which Butch sings along to after killing Vincent Vega.

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Like Grains of Sand (1995)
Film poster is visible in a theater.
WWE Raw: The Mother Of All Face Offs (1995) (TV Episode)
Vince McMahon says it will be like this when Bret Hart gets his hands on Jerry Lawler.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Prom Dates (1995) (TV Episode)
Lindsay, Tommy D., R.J. and Valerie Butler all go to see the film.
In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross (1995) (TV Movie)
Mentioned. As 'Die Hard 3'.
Gridlock (1996) (TV Movie)
Villains' plan.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Magic Joel (1996) (TV Episode)
Hilda asks Ethan which Die Hard movie is his favorite.
Daylight (1996)
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.3 (1996) (TV Episode)
Video shown
Fort Alpha: Coming Out (1997) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall
Bad Business (1997)
Tatort: Der Teufel (1997) (TV Episode)
They show a movie poster
Dexter's Laboratory: Blackfoot and Slim/Trapped with a Vengeance/The Parrot Trap (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the title of the episode "Trapped with a Vengeance" which also spoofs the first Die Hard.
The X-Files: The Pine Bluff Variant (1998) (TV Episode)
Film shown at cinema.
South Park: Chef's Chocolate Salty Balls (1998) (TV Episode)
One of the festival attendees is Bruce Willis as his character in "Die Hard 3".
End of Days (1999)
Detective Francis asks Jericho "Have you been drinking?", to which Jericho replies "Not since this morning", referencing a scene in Die Hard: With a Vengeance where Inspector Cobb asks McClane "Have you been drinking?", to which McClane replies "Not since this morning"
Spin City: Airplane! (2000) (TV Episode)
Caitlin says she's watching it.
A Many Splintered Thing: Episode #1.2 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue as a classic movie
Spider-Man (2000) (Video Game)
Cum to Live (2001)
Movie poster in the house.
15 Minutes (2001)
The Monkey King (2001) (TV Mini-Series)
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Michael Wincott has Morgan Freeman running around the city and board a train
Shemesh: February 29 (2001) (TV Episode)
Officer Lahiany asks Shemesh about the air vents in the restaurant. Shemesh asks him sarcastically if he thinks they are in "Die Hard 2".
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
the heist plot.
The Singles Ward (2002)
Jonathan rents it from the video store.
xXx (2002)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Kopps (2003)
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (TV Series)
The name is mentioned
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast: Schuld der Eltern? (2003) (TV Episode)
Gerda wants to make a "Die Hard" movie night.
Saw (2004)
Repeated line by John: "I want to play a game"
King of the Hill: Stressed for Success (2004) (TV Episode)
Bobby watches an animated version of a scene from this film on one of the tvs.
The Incredibles (2004)
The "Frozone (Sam Jackson)/Water cooler/Cop pointing gun" scene is a clear reference to the "Zeus (Sam Jackson)/Phone/Cop pointing gun", including some of the dialogue
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
7 Virgins (2005)
The movie is mentioned in a conversation
Bad Girls: Episode #8.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rowan.
To kokkino domatio: Bachelor Party: Part 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Brothers & Sisters: Sexual Politics (2007) (TV Episode)
Julia says she's rented all the Die Hard movies, and Tommy isn't so sure about number 3.
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Jonathan Hensleigh (2007) (Video)
Discusses writing the script.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Dr. Johann Strauss' voice is modeled after Simon Gruber's voice
Appaloosa (2008)
In both movies Jeremy Irons' character has a mysterious connection to Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the USA.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.13 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Chikara: King of Trios 2008 - Night I (2008) (Video)
When "Diehard" Dustin Lee is going for a top rope move, Bryce Remsburg says, "Diehard Dustin Lee trying to die hard, maybe with a vengeance."
12 Rounds (2009)
the main character kills a person close to the villian of the movie, then the villian after a couple of years puts the main charcter though these deathly tests while trying to steal money
Crank: High Voltage (2009)
The title of this Bruce Willis movie is worked in as a line of dialogue in the film.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Youngblood #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"Die Hard... with a vengence!"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Countdown: Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"Die Hard... with a vengence!"
Doctor Who: Dreamland: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Fröhliche Weihnachten (2009) (TV Movie)
mentioned in the opening song
Brad & Jerrid: Brad and Jerrid Go Hollywood (2010) (TV Episode)
"He did in Die Hard 3."
Psych: Think Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Boyd tells Shawn, "All you told us is the plot to 'Die Hard 3.'"
Neues aus der Anstalt: Wirre Zeiten (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Scream 4 (2011)
DVD can be seen
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #7.157 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Craig Ferguson during Jeff Goldblum's segment while dicussing Jeremy Irons.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Refrigerator bomb trap
Live fra Bremen: Episode #5.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jacob Wilson mentions the film
Joel D. Wynkoop's The Other Side: The Controller (2012) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengence is mentioned in dialogue.
Forget About It: Batman: Part II (2012) (TV Episode)
Panda mentions that Gordon wanted to kill John McClaine while a still image from the third Die Hard movie is shown
Live fra Bremen: Episode #6.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Reference to the Danish title of the film
21 Jump Street (2012)
mentioned in dialogue
Shameful Sequels: The Fly II (2012) (TV Episode)
"I saw the beginning of Die Hard 3."
Looper (2012)
In both movies Bruce Willis character asks for an aspirin to fight a headache.
The Cinema Snob: Crackerjack (2013) (TV Episode)
recalls John McClane starting out drunk
Community: Alternative History of the German Invasion (2013) (TV Episode)
Reinhold says, "If there's one thing Germans don't do, it's hold a grudge," and Abed retorts, "Unless you're talking about 'Die Hard 3.'"
The Simpsons: Pulpit Friction (2013) (TV Episode)
Rev. Hooper says, "Go home and watch one of the 'Die Hard' movies on TV."
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: The Room (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
The "obvious" approach for the heist mission "Big Score" is similar to Simon Gruber's heist in this film.
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Willis/Katy Perry (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Bruce Willis's opening monologue
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: The Happening (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: Battlefield Earth (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: Steel (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris Stuckmann mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Hawaii Five-0: Ho'oma'ike (2014) (TV Episode)
Jerry mentions Simon Gruber
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Jake and Sophia (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Stakeout (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Boyle
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Windbreaker City (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: Batman & Robin (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: Jaws: The Revenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Hilariocity Reviews: Samurai Cop (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Black & White (2016) (TV Episode)
'Liepard With A Vengeance'
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Samuel L. Jackson/Cecily Strong/Spike Feresten/Danny Carey (2016) (TV Episode)
Samuel L. Jackson mentions his earlier movie
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) (TV Episode)
"Die Yeard with a Vengeance!"
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.55 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Third in the Movie Series" category
The Task: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow (2017) (Video Game)
Referenced in dialogue.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Bachelor/ette Party (2018) (TV Episode)
Jake: "This is the corner where John McClane met Zeus Carver in 'Die Hard 3.'"
The Simpsons: Left Behind (2018) (TV Episode)
On Homer's list of Date Night ideas: "All of the 'Die Hard' movies"
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018) (TV Special)
It is mentioned/referenced.
Nostalgia Critic: Freddy Got Fingered (2018) (TV Episode)
Simon is mentioned when Critic compares Tom Green as an unsuccessful Gruber brother.
Take the Tower: Episode #1.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
The water puzzle. Also, Kirsty talks about it with her family.
Siri with a vengeance (2018) (Short)
Big fan of the film
Sardonicast: Sardonicast #31: Us, The Dark Crystal (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Q&A
WatchMojo: Top 20 Funniest Film Title Translations (2019) (TV Episode)
"Die Hard: Mega Hard" gets an honorable mention.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Nutted on the Olaf (2019) (TV Episode)
Joey tells Mat he could also potentially look like Simon Gruber if he had blond hair.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Admiral Peralta (2020) (TV Episode)
Bruce Willis's book about parenting: "Cry Hard with a Vengeance"

Featured in 

A Night to Die for (1995) (TV Short)
The Making of 'Die Hard 3' (1995) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Die Hard 3: Villains with a Vengeance (1995) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Die Hard 3: Bruce Willis Interview (1995) (Video)
Clips and making of material
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Outtakes From The Explosion in the First Few Scenes
Millennium: Goodbye to All That (1999) (TV Episode)
VHS tape seen/watched on TV
Shooting the Police: Cops on Film (2006) (TV Short)
Clips featured.
The Continuing Adventures of John McClane (2007) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Car Chases (2008) (Short)
A clip is shown.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.145 (2009) (TV Episode)
Uses excerpts in sketch - Taxicab driving on sidewalk
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on John McClane.
Attack of the Clones Review (2010) (Video)
among other Samuel L. Jackson movies
WatchMojo: Top 10 Samuel L. Jackson Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Zeus Carver is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Heists (2012) (TV Episode)
Gold Reserve is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Die Hard Movie Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
Billboard Sign is #8. Brain Teasers is #7. Always the Cowboy is #1.
BadComedian: Die Hard Quadrology - Review (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s (2014) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengeance gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Elevator Scenes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Rising Suspicions is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Phone Conversation Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
Simon Says is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Third Installments in Movie Franchises (2014) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengeance is given an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bank Robbery Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengeance is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Pre-Kill Quips in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The #8 pre-kill quip is "Say hello to your brother."
WatchMojo: Top 10 Nail-Biting Bomb Defusing Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Four Gallons is #3.
Bad Movie Beatdown: A Good Day to Die Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
Film Brain talks about the Die Hard franchise
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Memorable Movies of 1995 (2015) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengeance gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villains Motivated by Revenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Simon Peter Gruber is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movie Racists (2015) (TV Episode)
Zeus Carver gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Evil Villain Plans in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Simon Peter Gruber's plan to get revenge on John McClane for the death of his brother is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villain Backstories (2015) (TV Episode)
The backstory of Simon Peter Gruber gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Ways Bruce Willis Can Kill You (2016) (TV Episode)
Beware of Overhead Power Lines is #5.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 WTF Alternate Endings (2017) (TV Episode)
the more sedate ending takes #9
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movies with Bad Rotten Tomatoes Scores (2017) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengeance gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Visual Effects You Thought Were Real (2017) (TV Episode)
John McClane in Harlem is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Action Movie Sequels (2019) (TV Episode)
Die Hard with a Vengeance gets an honorable mention.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Die Hard with a Vengeance (2020) (TV Episode)
Chris reviews the movie.

Spoofed in 

Futurama: Time Keeps on Slipping (2001) (TV Episode)
Farnsworth has a doomsday device like the two-chemical bomb from this movie.
The Powerpuff Girls: Him Diddle Riddle (2001) (TV Episode)
The Episode centers around the characters solving arbitrary riddles for the villain to save something
Die Hard with a Sponsor (2007) (Short)
Title spoof.
Pineapple Express (2008)
One characters is driving a car through a park while a passenger watches out for, and says, "Trees, trees".
La croisière (2011)
The security agent compares himself to Bruce Willis
Parásitos: Die Parasite with a Vengeance (2011) (TV Episode)
title spoofed
Family Guy: Scammed Yankees (2016) (TV Episode)
The scene where Peter answers his phone spoofs the scene where Samuel L. Jackson does the same thing with a cop.

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