A group of terrorists led by Hans Gruber take people at a Christmas party hostages. NYPD officer John McClane, whose estranged wife is amongst the hostages, takes it upon himself to save everyone. Based on Roderick Thorp's novel Nothing Lasts Forever, this movie turned Bruce Wills into an action megastar.
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Suspended for his reckless attitude, alcoholic Detective John McClane is called back after a terrorist named Simon threatens to set off bombs around New York City if McClane does not follow his biddings in a game of 'Simon Says'. McClane must team up with reluctant electrician Zeus Carver in an attempt to outsmart the serial bomber.
A group of terrorists led by former Colonel William Stuart take over the air traffic control systems at Washington Dulles International Airport and demand the release of drug lord General Ramon Esperanza. Detective John McClane, who is waiting for his wife to land, must act quickly before the inbound planes flying above run out of fuel.
The fourth installment in the Die Hard film series, Live Free or Die Hard tells the story of John McClane, who attempts to stop cyber-terrorists from taking over the government of the United States. A major hit at the box office, it received generally positive reviews from critics.
NYPD cop John McClane tries to help his son, Jack, who is under arrest for an attempted murder. He discovers that Jack is infact an undercover CIA agent trying to protect Komarov, a whistle-blower with a secret file carrying evidence against a high ranking Russian official. The two now have to get together to safeguard Komarov and prevent a deadly plot from striking the Chernobyl region.