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The Resource Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (DVD)

Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (DVD)

Label
Die hard
Title
Die hard
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A team of terrorists has seized a building in L.A. and taken hostages. A New York cop, in town to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, is the only hope for the people held by the savage criminals
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jan De Bont ; editors, Frank J. Urioste, John F. Link ; music, Michael Kamen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French dialogue, with optional English or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
D54 2007
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Alan Ruckman, Alexander Godunov, Bonnie Bedelia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1955-
  • 1949-1995
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Stuart, Jeb
  • De Souza, Steve
  • McTiernan, John
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Rickman, Alan
  • Godunov, Alexander
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Thorp, Roderick
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parties
  • Hostages
  • Terrorists
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • United States
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Based on the novel : Nothing lasts forever / by Roderick Thorp
  • Container insert includes production notes
  • Special features(disc 1): Optional feature commentary by John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; optional scene commentary by visual effects producer Richard Edlund; optional text commentary by cast and crew; "Branching version" with extended building shutdown scene; DVD-ROM script-to-screen comparison
  • Special features (disc 2): "The vault" outtakes (7 min.); "Turning off the power" outtake (4 min.); "The newscasts" outtakes (8 min.); "Sophisticated visuals" review by film writer George Turner; "Exaggerated reality" effects review by film writer Adam Eisenberg; "Scene editing workshop" interactive studio; interactive slide show of stills; film script text; original theatrical trailers (6 min.); original tv spots (4 min.); promotional featurette (8 min.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet (8 p. ; ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
[disc 1. Feature film (132 min.) -- disc 2]. Yippee ki yay : bonus disc (61 min.)
Control code
ocn123378011
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 2.35:1; Special ed. ; Steelbook.
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543442226
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2244222
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • TWT2244222D
  • (OCoLC)123378011
System details
DVD, region 1; dual-layer, NTSC; Dolby digital DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, or Dolby digital surround in English or French
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Die hard, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production, a John McTiernan film ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza ; directed by John McTiernan, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Based on the novel : Nothing lasts forever / by Roderick Thorp
  • Container insert includes production notes
  • Special features(disc 1): Optional feature commentary by John McTiernan and production designer Jackson DeGovia; optional scene commentary by visual effects producer Richard Edlund; optional text commentary by cast and crew; "Branching version" with extended building shutdown scene; DVD-ROM script-to-screen comparison
  • Special features (disc 2): "The vault" outtakes (7 min.); "Turning off the power" outtake (4 min.); "The newscasts" outtakes (8 min.); "Sophisticated visuals" review by film writer George Turner; "Exaggerated reality" effects review by film writer Adam Eisenberg; "Scene editing workshop" interactive studio; interactive slide show of stills; film script text; original theatrical trailers (6 min.); original tv spots (4 min.); promotional featurette (8 min.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet (8 p. ; ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
[disc 1. Feature film (132 min.) -- disc 2]. Yippee ki yay : bonus disc (61 min.)
Control code
ocn123378011
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 2.35:1; Special ed. ; Steelbook.
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543442226
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2244222
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • TWT2244222D
  • (OCoLC)123378011
System details
DVD, region 1; dual-layer, NTSC; Dolby digital DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, or Dolby digital surround in English or French
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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