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The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
  • Die hard collection
  • Bruce Willis Die hard collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
New York City detective John McClane is in Los Angeles to spend the holidays with his estranged wife Holly. While McClane waits for Holly's office party to end, terrorists take control of the building. As their sinister leader, Hans Gruber, and his savage henchman round up hostages, McClane gets ready to blast a few rounds of his own and launch a one-man war
Cataloging source
IJC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jan De Bont ; film editors, Frank J. Urioste, John F. Link ; music, Michael Kamen ; production designer, Jackson DeGovia ; visual effects producer, Richard Edlund
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround) or dubbed French (Dolby surround) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.T46
LC item number
D54 2007
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McTiernan, John
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorists
  • Hostages
  • Detectives
  • Heroes
  • Terrorismo
  • Rehenes
  • Policía
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container and disc sleeve
  • Based on the novel by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • 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
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543440826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn156978446
  • (OCoLC)156978446
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby Digital surround, dual layer, NTSC, THX digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container and disc sleeve
  • Based on the novel by Roderick Thorp
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • 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
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543440826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn156978446
  • (OCoLC)156978446
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby Digital surround, dual layer, NTSC, THX digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD

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