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The Resource Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • eng
  • kor
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
It's Christmas time in L.A. and on the 30th floor of the Nakatomi Corporation building there's an employee party in progress. The revelry comes to a violent end when the partygoers are taken hostage by a group of terrorists headed by Hans Gruber, who plans to steal the 600 million dollars locked in Nakatomi's high-tech safe. Gruber and his henchmen pretend to be politically motivated in order to throw the authorities off track. Gruber has no intention of allowing anyone to get out of the building alive. Meanwhile, New York cop John McClane has come to L.A. to visit his estranged wife, Holly, who happens to be one of the hostages. Disregarding the orders of the authorities surrounding the building, McClane takes on the villains, armed with one handgun and plenty of cunning
Characteristic
videorecording
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Die hard (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Jan De Bont ; editors, Frank J. Urioste, John F. Link ; music, Michael Kamen ; costume designer, Marilyn Vance-Straker ; production designer, Jackson DeGovia ; visual effects producer, Richard Edlund
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (DTS 5.1, Dolby surround), French (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Cantonese, English, Korean or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Ruckman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia
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  • 1936-
  • 1955-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1946-
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  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • McTiernan, John
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Mark Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
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  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • United States
  • Parties
  • Hostages
  • Terrorists
  • Crime
  • Partidos
  • Rehenes
  • Police films
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording Blu-ray)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast ansd crew; personal scene selections; Enhanced for D-Box Motion Control Systems; "The news casts" featurette; interactive still gallery; interactive articles from Cinefex and American Cinematographer; full-legth screenlay; trailers & TV spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Blu-ray;
  • Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9786311584712
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543482413
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2248241
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • Blu-ray, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital DTS 5.1 Master Lossless surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, AVC@28 MBPS, 50GB, dual-layer
  • Blu-ray disc
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast ansd crew; personal scene selections; Enhanced for D-Box Motion Control Systems; "The news casts" featurette; interactive still gallery; interactive articles from Cinefex and American Cinematographer; full-legth screenlay; trailers & TV spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Blu-ray;
  • Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9786311584712
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543482413
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2248241
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • Blu-ray, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital DTS 5.1 Master Lossless surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, AVC@28 MBPS, 50GB, dual-layer
  • Blu-ray disc
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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