Movie 'Die Hard 2'

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Die Harder

Off-duty cop John McClane is gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when, on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation’s capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer plot to rescue a drug lord from justice and are prepared for every contingency except one: McClane’s smart-mouthed heroics.

United States of America English

  • a.k.a. Die Harder faux title
  • Die Hard 2: Die Harder video box title

Germany German (Deutsch)

Stirb langsam 2

Det. Lt. John McClane wartet am Dulles Airport in Washington D.C. auf seine Frau Holly, die mit einem Flieger aus Los Angeles anreist, um mit ihm Weihnachten zu verbringen. Das Wetter ist miserabel: Schneestürme. Aber die meteorologischen Widrigkeiten sind nicht der Grund dafür, dass Hollys Maschine in der Luft bleiben muss. Der südamerikanische Drogen-Boss und Diktator Esperanza soll zur gleichen Zeit an die US-Behörden ausgeliefert werden. Aber Esperanza hat seine Flucht längst penibel vorbereitet. Unter Führung des ehemaligen Colonels Stuart, der inzwischen als Terrorist arbeitet, hat eine Spezialtruppe den Flughafen in ihre Gewalt gebracht. Die Kämpfer kontrollieren auch den Funkverkehr und die Computerzentrale, um Esperanza zur Flucht verhelfen zu können. Einmal mehr muss McClane als Einmann-Spezialeinheit die Lage bereinigen.

France French (Français)

58 minutes pour vivre
  • a.k.a. 58 minutes pour vivre

L'inspecteur de police McClane attend que l'avion de son épouse atterrisse dans un aéroport international proche de Washington. D'étranges allers et venues attirent son attention. Il suit des hommes qui communiquent discrètement entre eux jusqu'au sous-sol de l'aéroport. Là, des inconnus tirent sur lui et des mercenaires prennent le contrôle de l’aéroport, coupant toute communication avec l'extérieur. Les passagers des avions prêts à l'atterrissage, dont la femme de McClane, n'ont plus que cinquante-huit minutes pour vivre !

Italy Italian (Italiano)

58 minuti per morire - Die Harder
  • a.k.a. Die Hard 2 - 58 minuti per morire DVD

Dei terroristi narcotrafficanti si impadroniscono dell'aeroporto di Washington per impedire che l'aereo con a bordo il generale Esperanza atterri, tenendo sospesi in cielo, ben diciotto aerei in procinto di atterrare. Il tenente John McClane, che sta aspettando l'atterraggio della moglie, si trova costretto ad intervenire.

Part of Die Hard Collection

An action film series centered around the character of John McClane, a New York City police detective who finds himself fighting a group of terrorists in each film.

  • Die Hard owned

    • Release Date:
    • Rating: 77% · 6,480

    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.

  • Die Hard 2 owned

    • Release Date:
    • Rating: 68% · 3,121

    Off-duty cop John McClane is gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when, on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation’s capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer plot to rescue a drug lord from justice and are prepared for every contingency except one: McClane’s smart-mouthed heroics.

  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance owned

    • Release Date:
    • Rating: 71% · 3,413

    New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, until a genius named Simon engages McClane, his new "partner" -- and his beloved city -- in a deadly game that demands their concentration.

  • Live Free or Die Hard owned

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    • Rating: 65% · 3,421

    John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer infrastructure.

  • A Good Day to Die Hard owned

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    • Rating: 52% · 4,533

    Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes.

  • McClane not owned

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    Prequel to 1988 movie 'Die Hard' and based on 'Die Hard: Year One' comic book .

Release Date
Runtime
Keywords
air traffic control
airport
ambush
based on novel or book
church
commando unit
cop
dulles international airport
explosion
fistfight
hand grenade
helicopter
journalist
officer involved shooting
sabotage
sequel
shootout
snow
snowmobile
swat team
terrorism
violence
walkie talkie
Genres
Action
Thriller
Languages
English
Spanish (Español)
Production Countries
flag of United States of America United States of America
Production Companies
Gordon Company
United States of America Silver Pictures
United States of America 20th Century Fox
Release Dates
Canada Theatrical 18A
United States of America Theatrical R
United Kingdom Theatrical 15
Australia Theatrical M
France Theatrical U
Germany Theatrical 16
United States of America Physical R DVD Release
United States of America Physical R Blu-Ray Release
Ratings
TMDb 68% · 3,125 (more information on website)
IMDb 72% · 315,781 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 68% (more information on website)
metacritic 67% (more information on website)

Cast

CharacterPerson
John McClaneBruce Willis
Holly McClaneBonnie Bedelia
Richard ThornburgWilliam Atherton
Sgt. Al PowellReginald VelJohnson
General Ramon EsperanzaFranco Nero
Colonel StuartWilliam Sadler
Major GrantJohn Amos
Captain Carmine LorenzoDennis Franz
Leslie BarnesArt Evans
TrudeauFred Dalton Thompson
MarvinTom Bower
Samantha 'Sam' ColemanSheila McCarthy
GarberDon Harvey
BakerTony Ganios
ThompsonPeter Nelson
O'ReillyRobert Patrick
SheldonMick Cunningham
BurkeJohn Leguizamo
KahnTom Verica
Sgt. Oswald CochraneJohn Costelloe
MillerVondie Curtis-Hall
ShockleyMark Boone Junior
MulkeyKen Baldwin
Blue Light TeamDanny Weselis
Blue Light TeamGregg Kovan
Lt.Sherman / Blue light TeamDon Charles McGovern
Blue Light TeamDanial Donai
Blue Light TeamJeff Langton
Blue Light TeamBob 'Rocky' Cheli
Blue Light TeamDale Jacoby
Blue Light TeamVincent Mazella Jr.
Cpl. TelfordPatrick O'Neal
SergeantBen Lemon
Second SergeantJason Ross-Azikiwe
SoldierAnthony Droz
Pilot (Northeast Plane)Michael Francis Clarke
Co-Pilot (Northeast Plane)Steve Pershing
Navigator (Northeast Plane)Tom Everett
Stewardess - Northeast PlaneSherry Bilsing
Stewardess (Northeast Plane)Karla Tamburrelli
Older Woman (Northeast Plane)Jeanne Bates
Pilot (Windsor Plane)Colm Meaney
RollinsCharles Lanyer
Victor (WZDC)Rob Steinberg
EngineerRobert Sacchi
Stewardess (Windsor Plane)Amanda Hillwood
Additional Dialogue Replacement (voice)Mickie McGowan
Tower Controller (voice) (uncredited)Edward Mannix
EngineerWynn Irwin
CustodianBill Smillie

Crew

DepartmentJobPerson
ArtArt Department CoordinatorLeslie Klinger
Art DirectionChristiaan Wagener
Assistant Art DirectorBruce Crone
Gayle Simon
Construction CoordinatorJoseph C. Fama
Production DesignJohn Vallone
Set DecorationRobert Gould
Set DesignerCarol Bentley
Eric Orbom
Nick Navarro
Paul McKenzie
Sally Thornton
CameraCamera OperatorBill Roe
Gregory Lundsgaard
Michael Gershman
Moshe Levin
Stephen St. John
Director of PhotographyOliver Wood
Still PhotographerJohn R. Shannon
Costume & Make-UpCostume DesignMarilyn Vance
Costume SupervisorBarbara Siebert
Barry Francis Delaney
HairstylistJosée Normand
Paul Abascal
Makeup ArtistJim Kail
Scott H. Eddo
CrewMakeup EffectsBari Dreiband-Burman
Thomas R. Burman
Property MasterMichael Papac
Second Unit CinematographerFrank M. Holgate
Sound RecordistCarolyn Tapp
Robert Renga
Special Effects CoordinatorAl Di Sarro
Stunt CoordinatorCharlie Picerni
Transportation CoordinatorJack Lietzke
Unit PublicistMarcy Bolotin
Visual Effects Art DirectorPaul Huston
Visual Effects EditorEdgar Burcksen
DirectingDirectorRenny Harlin
Script SupervisorAnnette Haywood-Carter
Susanna Preston
EditingEditorRobert A. Ferretti
Stuart Baird
First Assistant EditorKevin Stitt
LightingRigging GafferFrank Tobin
ProductionAssociate ProducerSuzanne Todd
CastingJackie Burch
Co-ProducerSteve Perry
Executive ProducerLloyd Levin
Michael Levy
Location ManagerRobbie Goldstein
ProducerCharles Gordon
Joel Silver
Lawrence Gordon
SoundADR & DubbingJames Simcik
William C. Carruth
Dolby ConsultantDouglas Greenfield
FoleyEllen Heuer
John Roesch
Original Music ComposerMichael Kamen
Scoring MixerStephen McLaughlin
Sound Re-Recording MixerB. Tennyson Sebastian III
Gary D. Rogers
Kevin F. Cleary
Michael Jiron
Richard Overton
Sergio Reyes
Supervising Sound EditorAlan Robert Murray
Robert G. Henderson
Visual EffectsVisual Effects ProducerChrissie England
Visual Effects SupervisorMichael J. McAlister