Latest Good Day To Die Hard Trailer

Knock knock!

Since the new Die Hard outing is set in Russia, we feel Chekhov himself – the writer, not the Enterprise ensign – would be forced to adapt his famous maxim to “If there is a car/building/helicopter in the first act, it will explode later in the film.” That certainly holds true for A Good Day To Die Hard’s latest trailer.

brightcove.createExperiences();The fifth instalment finds Bruce Willis’ John McClane heading to Russia to help wayward son Jack (Jai Courtney). But what our hero doesn’t initially realise is Jack is more than just a chip off the old block: he’s a covert CIA operative now under threat from a very nasty villain who has his fingers in some extremely unsafe pies.

So the endlessly frustrated NYPD veteran will have to find common ground with his estranged sprog, and let’s just say that the bonding time doesn’t involve many hugs or group therapy sessions. No, guns, grenades and jumping out of exploding towers are the order of the day here.

We’re offered some fresh footage to supplement shots we’ve already seen and it makes us think director John Moore and writer Skip Woods have decided to ratchet the madness up another few degrees. Yippee Ki-Yay Mother Russia! Well, quite.

A Good Day To Die Hard will be out here on February 14, which means it’ll serve as a the perfect date movie. Probably.