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How did the terrorists get into Canada unnoticed?

I just watched the movie Die Hard with a Vengeance, and I feel like there’s a missing piece of the puzzle. Near the end of the movie, we learn that the terrorists are staying near a truck stop in ...
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Was Simon Gruber as ruthless as he made himself to be? [closed]

This movie was even more incredible than what I remembered. Everything just flowed perfectly and all the characters were on point. Simon made it clear that he would never bomb a school full of ...
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Die Hard with a vengeance movie reference

In Die Hard With A Vengeance one of the FBI guys says the thing the Nazis did at the Battle of the Bulge- English-speaking troops. (when describing "Simon" aka Grubers brother from the 1st ...
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Was there an intentional reference with the quote "smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo"?

In Die Hard with a Vengeance, John McClane (portrayed by Bruce Willis) quotes a line from the song Flowers on the wall by the Statler Brothers while speaking to Zeus Carver (portrayed by Samuel L. ...
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Did a TV edit of Die Hard have McClane say "Yippie Ki Yay Melon Farmer"?

In the Die Hard film series, John McClane (Bruce Willis) repeatedly utters the phrase "Yippie Ki Yay" followed by an Oedipal profanity. Needless to say, television broadcast standards in the 1980s ...
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In the tunnel, why is there a stopped truck and why does John McClane shoot the people in it?

See this summary from Die Hard Wiki about Die Hard with a Vengeance: McClane has Jerry drive him to the tunnel as Zeus went to Yankee Stadium. As Jerry was driving, he gives McClane a tour of ...
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Is there any significance to the use of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"?

The classic song "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" is used heavily throughout Die Hard With a Vengeance. Why is it used so much? What connection does the song have with the film?
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Where does the wire (to pick the handcuffs) come from?

Near the end of the movie Die Hard: With a Vengeance (at around 1:44), where John and Zeus are handcuffed to the bomb in the ship, John talks about picking the lock. Suddenly he has a piece of a wire/...
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