Die Hard 1998 Film | Bruce Willis



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Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Die Hard : Piège de Cristal, Die Hard - Trappola di cristallo, La jungla de cristal, Duro de Matar, 다이 하드 1, 다이하드, 다이하zAlternative titles (from Letterboxd):


About the First Die Hard Movie

Directed by John McTiernan

Produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver

Screenplay by Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza

Based on Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp

Starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia

Music by Michael Kamen

Cinematography: Jan de Bont

Edited by Frank J. Urioste, John F. Link

Production companies: Gordon Company, Silver Pictures

Distributed by 20th Century Fox

Release date: July 12, 1988 (Los Angeles), July 15, 1988 (United States)

Running time: 132 minutes

Budget: $28 million

Box office: $141.5 million


Die Hard Plot from IMDb: “An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.”


Die Hard Cast and Characters:

Bruce Willis John McClane

Bonnie Bedelia Holly Gennaro McClane

Reginald VelJohnson Sgt. Al Powell

Paul Gleason Dwayne T. Robinson

De'voreaux White Argyle

William Atherton Thornburg

Hart Bochner Ellis

James Shigeta Takagi

Alan Rickman Hans Gruber

Alexander Godunov Karl

Bruno Doyon Franco

Andreas Wisniewski Tony

Clarence Gilyard Jr. Theo

Joey Plewa Alexander

Lorenzo Caccialanza Marco

Gérard Bonn Kristoff (as Gerard Bonn)

Dennis Hayden Eddie

Al Leong Uli

Gary Roberts Heinrich

Hans Buhringer Fritz

Wilhelm von Homburg James

Robert Davi Big Johnson

Grand L. Bush Little Johnson

Bill Marcus City Engineer

Rick Ducommun City Worker

Matt Landers Capt. Mitchell

Carmine Zozzora Rivers

Dustyn Taylor Ginny

George Christy Hasseldorf

Anthony Peck Young Cop

Cheryl Baker Woman

Richard Parker Man

David Ursin Harvey Johnson

Mary Ellen Trainor Gail Wallens

Harri James Police Supervisor (as Diana James)

Shelley Pogoda Dispatcher

Selma Archerd Hostage

Scot Bennett Hostage

Rebecca Broussard Hostage

Kate Finlayson Hostage

Shanna Higgins Hostage

Kym Malin Hostage

Taylor Fry Lucy McClane

Noah Land John Jr.

Betty Carvalho Paulina

Kip Waldo Convenience Store Clerk

Mark Goldstein Station Manager

Tracy Reiner Thornburg's Assistant

Rick Cicetti Guard

Fred Lerner Guard

Bill Margolin Producer

Bob Jennings Cameraman

Bruce P. Schultz Cameraman

David Katz Soundman

Robert Lesser Businessman

Stella Hall Stewardess

Terri Lynn Doss Girl at Airport

Jon E. Greene Boy at Airport

P. Randall Bowers Kissing Man

Michele Laybourn Girl in Window

Rick Bross Cameraman

Bob Harks Priest in Terminal

Conrad Hurtt SWAT

T.J. Jones Fireman

Eric Kay Fireman

Marshall Dancing Elk Lucas Police Officer

Gary Pinkston Hostage

Chuck Riley Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice)

Stan Rodarte Gas Station Customer

Mark Winn Police Detective


Produced by Charles Gordon, Lawrence Gordon, Beau Marks, Joel Silver, Lloyd Levin, Michael Kamen

Cinematography by Jan de Bont

Film editing by John F. Link, Frank J. Urioste

Casting By Jackie Burch

Production Design by Jackson De Govia

Art Direction by John R. Jensen

Set Decoration by Philip Leonard

Costume Design by Marilyn Vance (as Marilyn Vance-Straker)