Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
|Released:||Wednesday, June 27, 2007|
|Studio:||20th Century Fox|
|Rating:||Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.|
An attack on the vulnerable United States computer infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the shattering scheme has figured out every digitle angle--but he never figured on an old-fashioned, 'analog' fly in the ointment: John McClane.
Purchase your copy of Live Free or Die Hard today at
Willis Confirms Sixth Die Hard 2/7/2013 3:39 PM EDT
In a week's time, Bruce Willis once again brings John McClane to the big screen in the fifthinstallment of the Die Hard franchise, "A Good Day to Die Hard".So when being interviewed for the BBC's "The One Show", the inevitable question was askedregarding a sixth film, Willis answered in a typical blunt John McClane way, and the answerwas "Yes", and that was it. Nothing was said about plots or timi... More>>
Die Hard Adds Two More to Cast 5/15/2012 12:23 PM EDT
"A Good Day to Die Hard", the upcoming film in the "Die Hard" franchise, has two new cast members.Amaury Nolasco ("Prison Break") and Megalyn Echikunwoke ("House of Lies") have signed on to star in the film. While Echikunwoke's role is still unknown, Nolasco will be playing a friend of Bruce Willis.The film is currently being shot in Europe and will be released Valentine's Day 2013.Countdown to th... More>>
Villains Cast for Die Hard 5 4/5/2012 4:06 PM EDT
The fifth installment in the "Die Hard" franchise has cast two villains. Sebastian Koch and newcomer Yulia Snigir are in place to play the roles of Komorov and Irina.The film, which is set in Russia, will also bring John McClane's son into the picture. Bruce Willis will, of course, reprise his role of John, while Jai Courtney will be playing the younger McClane, Jack.The film is slated for Februa... More>>
Fifth "Die Hard" to be Set in Russia 8/1/2011 1:51 PM EDT
We just cannot get enough of Bruce Willis as John McClane.The fifth installment of the blockbuster franchise is reportedly going to be set in Russia. The plot will involve McClane and his son who get "drawn into a conflict with local forces".Noam Murro was originally set to direct the film, but with his other commitment "300: Battle of Artemisia", he had to step away. John Moore is said to have be... More>>
Skip Woos In Negotiations To Write Die Hard 5 5/7/2010 3:06 PM EDT
According to Risky Biz Blog, there is another "Die Hard" film in the works. This next installment would be the fifth film in the franchise. Skip Woods is currently in negotiations to write the script for 20th Century Fox. There's no word on what direction the storyline will take, but the film has the potential to be yet another huge "Die hard" hit. The previous film, "Live Free or Die Hard" grosse... More>>
Get Ready to Die Hard With Bruce Willis in 2007 8/3/2006 12:22 PM EDT
20th Century Fox has announced a 3rd sequel to its popular Die Hard Franchise to be released June 29th 2007. Bruce Willis is signed on to further the hard hitting action packed life of New York City cop John McClane. Len Wiseman is confirmed as director and shooting will begin in September. The title of the Film has been confirmed as "Live Free or Die Hard." Preceding this film the franchise inclu... More>>
Live Free or Die Hard Theatrical Review
Live Free Die Hard (aka Die Hard 4) takes place 12 years after Officer John McClane's Die Hard with a Vengeance. Life has not gotten much better for John. He is still divorced; his daughter lives close, but wants nothing to do with him, and for the most part Office McClane is just driving an unmarked car waiting for retirement.
That was until today. All of this changes when John asked to bring in hacker Matt Farrell (played by Justin Long) to the FBI for questioning. However, it seems that others have different plans for Mr Farrell, and the rollercoaster ride begins. It appears that Thomas Gabriel (played Timothy Olyphant) is not happy with the way our society has become and has decided to have a fire sale (a hacker term for basically destroying all the technology in the United States and bringing us back to the stone). There is only one problem with his plan, Office John McClane is now involved and as you can guess the body count gets extremely high and the typical McClane banter between the terrorist hits new levels.
All of the Die Hard films have not only been known for their action, acting, and script, but also for their direction. This time around is no different as Len Wiseman (Underworld) takes the helm and the movie looks amazing as ever. No shot disappoints and the story definitely benefits from having him behind the lens.
The one predominant fear many movie goers have had for the past few months is how would a PG-13 Die Hard film work? Would it stay true to the franchise? The answer is 99%....yes! This film is definitely a hard PG-13 (in fact it's unclear how it was not rated R) The violence is right up there with every other Die Hard film (more violent than Die Hard with A Vengeance) The only time the audience was groaning instead of cheering was the PG-13 version of Office McClane's signature phrase.
Live Free Die Hard is THE action movie for the summer of 2007. Yippie Ki Yay Mother... (edited for PG-13 Content)
For more reviews please visit our film/television review section.
Live Free or Die Hard images © 20th Century Fox. All Rights Reserved.