Raw and rugged, this action-oriented crime thriller follows the adventures of New York City detective John McClane, who has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his wife. Unfortunately, it is not going to be a Merry Christmas for everyone.
A group of terrorists are out to destroy the jolly and friendly mood of the holidays. Led by Hans Gruber the team of terrorists succeed in holding everyone in the Nakatomi Plaza building hostage. With no way of anyone getting in or out, it's up to McClane to stand up in resistance of the terrorists, and protect the innocent citizens. Can he successfully defuse their violent ambitions and ensure that peace and happiness reign once more for the holiday season?
Did you know?
The scene in which Gruber and McClane meet was inserted into the script after Alan Rickman (Hans Gruber) was found to be proficient at mimicking American accents. The filmmakers had been looking for a way to have the two characters meet prior to the climax and capitalized on Rickman's talent. Read More