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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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He somehow knew even before that. "I got invited to the Christmas party by mistake. Who knew?" Why not say that his wife invited him unless he was trying to protect her from Hans knowing that his wife was was there? Almost like he already knew that if the terrorists found out his wife was there they could use her as leverage. He had also heard Hans voice ...


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As far as the "How" part of the question, remember that John had at least heard Hans' voice and perhaps even seen part of his face and haircut prior to their meeting. Early on in the movie, McClane kills a a terrorist, steals his gun, writes "Now I have a machinegun. Ho ho ho." on the dead man's sweatshirt, and sends the body down in an elevator to the floor ...


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He held the cigarettte like a European (thumb and finger), not like an American (between two fingers).


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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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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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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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