Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 70%
TMDB Rating 7.7
IMDB Rating 8.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 93%

Financials

Revenue: $140,767,956

Budget: $28,000,000

Profit: + $112,767,956


Movie Details

Tag Line: 40 Stories. Twelve Terrorists. One Cop.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Jul 15, 1988

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 11m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Gordon Company , Silver Pictures , 20th Century Fox


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

John McClane

Age : 65 | Popularity : 70%

Bonnie Bedelia

Bonnie Bedelia

Holly Gennaro McClane

Age : 72 | Popularity : 19%

Reginald VelJohnson

Reginald VelJohnson

Sgt. Al Powell

Age : 67 | Popularity : 9%

Paul Gleason

Paul Gleason

Deputy Police Chief Dwayne T. Robinson

Age : 67 | Popularity : 13%

De'voreaux White

De'voreaux White

Argyle

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

William Atherton

William Atherton

Richard Thornburg

Age : 72 | Popularity : 15%

Hart Bochner

Hart Bochner

Harry Ellis

Age : 63 | Popularity : 14%

James Shigeta

James Shigeta

Joseph Yoshinobu Takagi

Age : 85 | Popularity : 9%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
John McTiernan
John McTiernan
Script Supervisor
Marion Tumen
Marion Tumen
Production Producer
Joel Silver
Joel Silver
Lawrence Gordon
Lawrence Gordon
Beau Marks
Beau Marks
Casting
Jackie Burch
Jackie Burch
Associate Producer
Lloyd Levin
Lloyd Levin
Casting Associate
Ferne Cassel
Ferne Cassel
Executive Producer
Charles Gordon
Charles Gordon
Unit Production Manager
Beau Marks
Beau Marks
Location Manager
Joel Marx
Joel Marx
Ken H. Rosen
Ken H. Rosen
Editing Editor
John F. Link
John F. Link
Frank J. Urioste
Frank J. Urioste
Writing Screenplay
Steven E. de Souza
Steven E. de Souza
Jeb Stuart
Jeb Stuart
Novel
Roderick Thorp
Roderick Thorp
Camera Director of Photography
Jan de Bont
Jan de Bont
Camera Operator
Michael Scott
Michael Scott
Michael Ferris
Michael Ferris
M. Todd Henry
M. Todd Henry
Still Photographer
Peter Sorel
Peter Sorel
Virgil Mirano
Virgil Mirano
Sound Original Music Composer
Michael Kamen
Michael Kamen
Foley
Ron Bartlett
Ron Bartlett
Vanessa Theme Ament
Vanessa Theme Ament
Robin Harlan
Robin Harlan
Dialogue Editor
Cindy Marty
Cindy Marty
Jeff Rosen
Jeff Rosen
Sound Effects Editor
Stephen Hunter Flick
Stephen Hunter Flick
Catherine Shorr
Catherine Shorr
David E. Stone
David E. Stone
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Don J. Bassman
Don J. Bassman
Richard Overton
Richard Overton
Kevin F. Cleary
Kevin F. Cleary
Sound Recordist
Robert Renga
Robert Renga
Craig Heath
Craig Heath
ADR & Dubbing
Hank Salerno
Hank Salerno
Dolby Consultant
David W. Gray
David W. Gray
Supervising Music Editor
Christopher Brooks
Christopher Brooks
Music Producer
Stephen McLaughlin
Stephen McLaughlin
Art Production Design
Jackson De Govia
Jackson De Govia
Art Direction
John R. Jensen
John R. Jensen
Set Decoration
Philip Leonard
Philip Leonard
Assistant Art Director
William J. Durrell Jr.
William J. Durrell Jr.
Craig Edgar
Craig Edgar
Property Master
Tommy Tomlinson
Tommy Tomlinson
Construction Coordinator
Bruce J. Gfeller
Bruce J. Gfeller
Set Designer
E.C. Chen
E.C. Chen
Roland E. Hill Jr.
Roland E. Hill Jr.
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Marilyn Vance
Marilyn Vance
Costume Supervisor
Barry Francis Delaney
Barry Francis Delaney
Makeup Artist
Wes Dawn
Wes Dawn
Jim Kail
Jim Kail
Hairstylist
Paul Abascal
Paul Abascal
Josée Normand
Josée Normand
Makeup Department Head
Scott H. Eddo
Scott H. Eddo
Set Costumer
Barbara Siebert
Barbara Siebert
Michael Voght
Michael Voght
Crew Visual Effects Editor
Dennis Michelson
Dennis Michelson
Stunts
Glenn R. Wilder
Glenn R. Wilder
George P. Wilbur
George P. Wilbur
Dick Ziker
Dick Ziker
Victor Paul
Victor Paul
Brian Christensen
Brian Christensen
Kenny Endoso
Kenny Endoso
Peter McKernan
Peter McKernan
Stunt Coordinator
Charlie Picerni
Charlie Picerni
Special Effects Coordinator
Al Di Sarro
Al Di Sarro
Visual Effects Art Director
Brent Boates
Brent Boates
Transportation Coordinator
Myra Hill
Myra Hill
Picture Car Coordinator
Stanley R. Webber
Stanley R. Webber
Tim Sisson
Tim Sisson
Transportation Captain
James Nordberg
James Nordberg
Visual Effects Visual Effects Producer
Richard Edlund
Richard Edlund
Visual Effects
Matthew Yuricich
Matthew Yuricich
Lighting Gaffer
Ed Ayer
Ed Ayer
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