The Resource Die hard, 20th 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, (videorecording DVD)

Die hard, 20th 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, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
20th 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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York City Detective John McClane has arrived in Los Angeles to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged wife. But as McClane waits for his wife's office party to break up, terrorists take control of the building. While the terrorist leader, Hans Gruber, and his savage henchman round up hostages, McClane slips away unnoticed. Armed with only a service revolver and his cunning, McClane launches his own one-man war
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Michael Kamen ; editors, Frank J. Urioste, John F. Link
Date time place
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • McTiernan, John
  • Kamen, Michael
  • Urioste, Frank J
  • Link, John F
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steven
  • Silver, Joel
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Hostages
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard, 20th 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, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Roderick Thorp
  • Bonus features: Disc 1: 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; DVD-ROM features: script-to-scene comparison; Disc 2: two extended scenes: Airplane sequence and Power shutdown scene; the cutting room re-edit and re-mix your favorite scenes; deleted lines and sequences reel; gag reel ; newscasts; interactive articles from American Cinematographer and Cinefex Magazine; full-length screenplay; still gallery; trailers and TV spots; DVD-ROM features: links and game demos
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
AHL-7544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Wide screen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543012528
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2001252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD, THX
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM feature: PC with windows; some of these enhanced DVD features will not work on MAC; these discs will not work in a CD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Die hard, 20th 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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Roderick Thorp
  • Bonus features: Disc 1: 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; DVD-ROM features: script-to-scene comparison; Disc 2: two extended scenes: Airplane sequence and Power shutdown scene; the cutting room re-edit and re-mix your favorite scenes; deleted lines and sequences reel; gag reel ; newscasts; interactive articles from American Cinematographer and Cinefex Magazine; full-length screenplay; still gallery; trailers and TV spots; DVD-ROM features: links and game demos
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
AHL-7544
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Wide screen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543012528
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2001252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD, THX
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM feature: PC with windows; some of these enhanced DVD features will not work on MAC; these discs will not work in a CD-ROM drive
Video recording format
laserdisc

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