About the film
helicopter journalist based on novel or book terrorist skyscraper christmas party s.w.a.t. hostage fbi kidnapping vault fistfight murder heist shootout los angeles one man army explosion violence walkie talkie christmas eve elevator shaft one night action hero
Release Date: July 15, 1988
|Slogan||:||«40 Stories. Twelve Terrorists. One Cop.»|
|Production Companies||:||Gordon Company, Silver Pictures, 20th Century Fox|
|Producers||:||Charles Gordon, Lawrence Gordon, Beau Marks, Joel Silver, Jackie Burch, Ken H. Rosen, Joel Marx, Lloyd Levin, Beau Marks, Ferne Cassel|
|Writers||:||Roderick Thorp, Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza|
NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.