Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: John McTiernan
Written By: Jonathan Hensleigh
In Theaters: May 19, 1988 Wide
On Disc/Streaming: Mar 9, 1988
Runtime: 128 minutes
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
NYPD cop John McClane goes on a Christmas vacation to visit his wife Holly in Los Angeles where she works for the Nakatomi Corporation. While they are at the Nakatomi headquarters for a Christmas party, a group of robbers led by Hans Gruber take control of the building and hold everyone hostage, with the exception of John, while they plan to perform a lucrative heist. Unable to escape and with no immediate police response, John is forced to take matters into his own hands.