Movie Die Hard (1988)

20110527:
Die Hard was an awesome action movie! I don't remember the last action movie I enjoyed as much as this one. The Terminator (1984) and Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991) were great action movies, but they emphasized the chase. In contrast, this movie, set in one building, focuses purely on action.

At the moment, the only other movie I can think of set in one area is Resident Evil (2002).

Curious about the top movies that have the "action" genre label, I went to IMDb.com. I correctly* identified The Terminator as the last great action movie I saw and Die Hard as a great action movie.**

In any case, I can't believe I haven't seen this movie before. Though, I could probably say that about a lot of great films. I have, however, seen parts of the sequel, Die Hard 2 (1990).

Bruce Willis's quips are awesome, and Alan Rickman did a great job as the film's antagonist.

I would highly recommend this movie to action fans who haven't seen this movie before.

"Yippee ki-yay, mother#$@%er!"

On a random note, the director of Die Hard, John McTiernan, also directed The Hunt for Red October (1990), which I watched yesterday.

*By "correctly," I mean something along the lines of "came into agreement with popular opinion."
**I copy and pasted IMDb's Top Rated "Action" Titles as of 20110527 here: Note: Top IMDb.com

[20110527][20170307 Edit]

20150212:
This movie wasn't as good as I remembered, but to be fair I was only watching it in the background. It felt dated.

Instant Comments:*
2: The movie started for 20 minutes already. The criminal just slid down the steps to make some changes. [38]
2: "NOW I HAVE A MACHINE GUN HO-HO-HO" [87-E]
1, 2: "No fucking shit, lady. Does it sound like I'm ordering a pizza?" [99]
2: "Welcome to the party, pal!" [166]
1, 2: Lol "Geronimo, Motherfucker!" Watches. "Holy shit." [211]
1: Oh the news creates so much trouble.
1: "What was it you said to me before? Yippee ki-yay, motherfucker." [385]
2: "Happy trails, Hans." [385]
1=20110527, 2=20150212
*On 20170307, I combined the instant comments from 20110527 and 20150212.

Watched 20110527 (Netflix, Instant)
Watched 20150212 (Television)
Die Hard (1988) John McTiernan. 131 min [botn Nothing Last Forever (1979) by Roderick Thorp]

Relevant Links:
Die Hard (IMDb.com)
Die Hard (Wikipedia.org)

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