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Die Hard (1988)

Updated: Jul 13, 2022

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Elevator scene from Die Hard (1988)
Elevator scene from Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard (1988) Movie Poster
Die Hard (1988) Movie Poster


  • John McTiernan



  • Jeb Stuart

  • Steven E. de Souza

Based on Nothing Lasts Forever

  • Roderick Thorp


  • Bruce Willis as John McClane

  • Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber

  • Alexander Godunov as Karl

  • Bonnie Bedelia as Holly Gennero-McClane

  • Reginald VelJohnson as Al Powell

  • Paul Gleason as Dwayne T. Robinson

  • De'voreaux White as Argyle

  • William Atherton as Richard Thornburg

  • Clarence Gilyard as Theo

  • Hart Bochner as Harry Ellis

  • James Shigeta as Joseph Yoshinobu Takagi

Sources: IMDB & WIKI


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