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Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart, based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp.

NYPD Officer John McClane (Bruce Willis) tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro (Bonnie Bedelia) and several others who are taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

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