Die Hard
  • Directors(s)

    John McTiernan

  • Production Year

    1988

  • Release date

    25/01/2013

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Action, Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    132m

  • Cast

    Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman, Alexander Gudonov, Paul Gleason, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton, Andreas Wisniewski, Robert Davi

Film

Die Hard

Contains strong violence, language, nudity and hard drug use

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  • Directors(s)

    John McTiernan

  • Production Year

    1988

  • Release date

    25/01/2013

  • Genre(s)

    Action, Action, Thriller

  • Approx. running minutes

    132m

  • Cast

    Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman, Alexander Gudonov, Paul Gleason, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton, Andreas Wisniewski, Robert Davi

DIE HARD is a 1988 US action thriller in which a New York police officer battles a group of terrorists who have taken people hostage in an office building in Los Angeles.

Violence

There are scenes in which men are shot, resulting in brief blood spurts. There is also a scene in which a man is shot in the head by one of the terrorists, causing blood and gore to splatter onto a glass door panel. Elsewhere in the film, the hero is forced to walk bare-footed on glass when the terrorists deliberately shoot out some window panels. The hero then has to remove the shards from his feet. There is an extended fight sequence that includes a headbutt and repeated heavy punches and kicks, as well as a terrorist being hanged from a length of chain.

Language

There are several uses of strong language ('f**k' and 'motherf**ker'). There is also moderate and mild bad language (for example, 'pricks', 'dickhead', 'jerking me off', ‘shit’, ‘asshole’, and ‘pissed’).

Nudity

In one scene a woman whose breasts are exposed is found by the terrorists when they enter an office in which she appears to be having sex with a man. There is occasional sight of topless women in magazine pin-up photos.

Drugs

One of the male hostages is briefly seen snorting cocaine, although he is a negatively presented character whose boastful bravado leads to his death at the hands of the terrorists.

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Die HardCinema131m 58s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd17/01/2013
Die HardCinema131m 52s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd08/08/1988
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Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming126m 40sBoulevard Entertainment Limited05/03/2008
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming126m 38sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.11/10/2007
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming126m 39sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.11/10/2007
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming126m 38sCBS/Fox Video Ltd25/02/1991
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming126m 30sCBS/Fox Video Ltd15/06/1989
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Die HardCinema1m 0sPark Circus Limited30/11/2021
Die Hard - Complete BoxsetPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 39sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.05/02/2013
Die Hard Bonus Disc - Die Hard TrailerPhysical media + VOD/Streaming0m 30sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.08/01/2013
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming3m 3sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.27/09/2007
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 33sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.26/09/2007
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 32sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.26/09/2007
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming0m 28sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.20/09/2007
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 28sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.20/12/2001
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 27sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.20/12/2001
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming0m 28sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.20/12/2001
Die HardPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 28sCBS/Fox Video Ltd13/04/1989
Die HardCinema1m 3s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd06/01/1989
Die HardCinema2m 33s20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd08/08/1988
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Die HardPhysical media + VOD/StreamingTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.07/01/2013
Die Hard - Moving MenusPhysical media + VOD/Streaming1m 28sTwentieth Century Fox Home Ent.31/07/2001
  • Classified date

    17/01/2013

  • BBFC reference

    BFF061571

  • Language

    English