Format:
DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
Title:
Die hard / 20th Century Fox ; a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza.
Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publisher, Date:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013]
Description:
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby digital
NTSC
video file DVD video Region 1
Summary:
New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
Series:
Spotlight series
Spotlight series (Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment)
Subjects:
Thorp, Roderick -- Film adaptations.
Thorp, Roderick.
McClane, John (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Detective and mystery plays.
Terrorists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Hostages -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Drama.
Terrorismo -- Teatro.
Rehenes -- Teatro.
Policía -- Teatro.
Terrorists -- Drama.
Hostages -- Drama.
Detectives -- Drama.
Heroes and heroines -- Drama.
Detective and mystery plays.
Hostages.
McClane, John (Fictitious character)
Terrorism.
Terrorists.
McClane, John (Personnage fictif)
Inspecteurs de police.
Voleurs.
Terroristes -- Californie -- Los Angeles.
Otages.
Films policiers.
Films d'aventures.
Longs métrages.
Adaptations cinématographiques.
Films de fiction.
Films pour handicapés auditifs.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Drama.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Drama.
California -- Los Angeles.
Genre:
Feature films -- United States.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Closed captioned.
Other Author:
Gordon, Lawrence, 1936- film producer.
Silver, Joel. film producer.
Stuart, Jeb. screenwriter.
De Souza, Steve. screenwriter.
McTiernan, John. film director.
Willis, Bruce, 1955- actor.
Rickman, Alan. actor.
Bedelia, Bonnie, 1946- actor.
Godunov, Alexander, 1949-1995, actor.
Veljohnson, Reginald, 1952- actor.
Atherton, William. actor.
Gleason, Paul, 1939-2006, actor.
Bochner, Hart. actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Thorp, Roderick. Nothing lasts forever.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Gordon Company. production company.
Silver Pictures. production company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
Other Title:
Container of (work): Die hard (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): Die hard (Motion picture). French.
Notes:
Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features include: Commentary by director John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; scene-specific commentary by special effects supervisor Richard Edlund; subtitle commentary by various cast and crew; branching version with the extended power shutdown scene cut back in.
Director of photographpy, Jan De Bont ; film editors, Frank J. Urioste and John F. Link ; music by Michael Kamen.
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton, Paul Gleason, Hart Bochner.
DVD; NTSC, region 1, Dolby Digital.
Soundtrack in English or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Contents:
[Disc 1]: Die hard / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a John McTiernan film ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan (132 min.).
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Publisher Number:
2244082
2283766
Other Number:
154217744
System Availability:
4
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
4
Control Number:
1360913
Call Number:
DVD FICTION
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
1
# System items in:
1