Off-duty cop John McClane is gripped with a feeling of deja vu when, on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer plot to rescue a drug lord from justice and are prepared for every contingency except one: McClane's smart-mouthed heroics.
A hardworking NYPD officer arrives in LA to attend his recently-separated wife's corporate Christmas party, and has to deal with a bunch of party crashers. Directed by John McTiernan, starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson and Paul Gleason, William Atherton, James Shigeta. [more inside]