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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Bruce Willis
Samuel L Jackson
Jeremy Irons
Directors
John McTiernan
Screenwriters
Jonathan Hensleigh
Running Time
128 minutes

Die Hard With A Vengeance
John McClane fights terrorists who have taken an entire city hostage


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Plot
Another very bad day begins in the life of Detective John McClane, when a bomb goes off on the streets of New York. Then a man named “Simon” calls the authorities demanding McClane joins in a game of Simon Says otherwise more bombs will go off.


Verdict
Die Hard With A Vengeance is better than Die Hard 2, but not as good as the peerless original. Though it's breathless fun, the film runs out of steam in the last act. And Jeremy Irons' villain isn't fit to tie Alan Rickman's shoelaces.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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