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Die Hard Movie Review Summary

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Bruce Willis plays a cop who risks his life battling dangerous criminals. The movie is filled with lots of shoot-em-up scenes, though some of them may be too violent.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy



John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his wife for Christmas, when terrorists take over the building where her office party is being held. McClane is trapped inside the building but the terrorists don't know he is there and he must save his wife and the 40 other people being held hostage. But McClane is alone inside and his only friend is a cop named Al Powell who he communicates with via walkie-talkie.

Die Hard set a standard to which all subsequent action movies have aspired, but never achieved. It mixed exhilarating action sequences with nerve-wracking suspense and - unlike a lot of other action films - the characters had real feelings and there were some truly emotional scenes. It is without a doubt the greatest movie ever made.
The review of this Movie prepared by Josh Cluderay



John McClane, a New York City Policeman, has traveled to Las Angeles to visit his family for Christmas. He arrives to surprise his wife at a Christmas party in her office building, Nakatomi industry building. However, when waiting for the party to end, an elite group of terrorist swiftly take control of the building and take hostage the entire population of the building, except for John. Now, armed with a pistol and his wits, John must thwart the terrorists plans and save the life of his wife and the remaining hostages. Plus, he must deal with the incohearant police force and FBI officers.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brian Sager



Bruce Willis must stop terrorists from blowing up a building.
The review of this Movie prepared by steve



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Part of a series?    -   Die Hard Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   money/gems/treasure The terrorist enemy is...    -   terrorist group

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Los Angeles    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   wealthy    -   rude people Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs Is this movie based on a    -   book

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