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Blackmail simply requires that Gruber gets access to sensitive information which others would want to keep secret. Industrial secrets, plans, financial data, passwords and the like were, no doubt, in the computer system and could be used as leverage against executives in return for payoffs. There needn't be anything illegal discovered -- the legal, ...


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Why not? Simon Gruber, Hans' brother, picked his target, the USA (Fort Knox), out of consideration for the rest of the world citing reasons of wanting to "level the playing field". He apparently wants to do good by hurting the bad USA. Hans, which he obviously cared for, had a similar cause. He wanted to punish Nakatomi for "[their] legacy of greed around ...


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If someone can find it, there is actually an official answer to this question out there. Approximately 10-15 years ago, I was watching Die Hard on TV. I'm not sure which channel it was on, but my gut instinct is that it was a Turner channel (TBS or TNT). Anyway, whichever channel it was had shot a few brief interviews that they would air clips from during ...


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I have a feeling that the fact that Clay" said he was an American smoker, He blew his cover by not questioning the odd brand of cigarettes. If he was American, why wouldn't he be like "wtf kind of smokes are these?". John must have known once "Clay" puffed on it without question, he must of been a European terrorist.


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Yes. California has a Felony Murder law codified into law. The event of a homicide during the commission of a felony (Robbery or Mayhem on Theo's part), even if he did not commit the murder himself, would mean he can be charged with 1st Degree Murder. It was likely, and did happen, that murder/lethal force would be used during the crime, and Theo would or ...


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First and foremost, rest in peace, Mr. Rickman. Truly one of the great actors of our time. This scene has always puzzled me, so thanks to everyone for providing input. My take was the way Hans answered when John asked his name. Typically, people would answer with their first name first, then last name if need be. Like "my name is Bill... Bill Clay" or ...


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A stretch, but when John walked into the building, didn't the reception guard say that the 30th floor was the only floor with people still? Clay bill was listed on 29th. If I am right, I have no idea how I noticed this...



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