The Resource 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, (videorecording DVD)

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, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
IHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jan De Bont ; film editors, Frank J. Urioste and John F. Link ; music by Michael Kamen
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Soundtrack in English or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PS3570.H67
LC item number
.N6222 2007
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald Veljohnson, William Atherton, Paul Gleason, Hart Bochner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1946-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1952-
  • 1944-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McTiernan, John
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Veljohnson, Reginald
  • Atherton, William
  • Gleason, Paul
  • Bochner, Hart
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McClane, John (Fictitious character)
  • Detectives
  • Terrorists
  • Hostages
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Thorp, Roderick
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Special features: 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543440864
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2283766
  • 2244082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Nothing lasts forever" by Roderick Thorp
  • Special features: 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543440864
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2283766
  • 2244082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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