Die Hard 33 years old

Forty Stories. Twelve Terrorists. One Cop.

Die Hard

NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Credits

Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis

John McClane

William Atherton
William Atherton

Richard Thornburg

Alan Rickman
Alan Rickman

Hans Gruber

Reginald VelJohnson
Reginald VelJohnson

Sgt. Al Powell

All Cast

Name Character
Bruce Willis He was 33, now 66 years old as John McClane
Rick Ducommun He was 36, 62 years old when he died as Walt, City Worker
Robert Davi He was 35, now 68 years old as FBI Special Agent Johnson
Alan Rickman He was 42, 69 years old when he died as Hans Gruber
James Shigeta He was 55, 81 years old when he died as Joseph Yoshinobu Takagi
Reginald VelJohnson He was 35, now 68 years old as Sgt. Al Powell
Bonnie Bedelia She was 40, now 73 years old as Holly Gennaro McClane
Alexander Godunov He was 38, 45 years old when he died as Karl
Paul Gleason He was 49, 67 years old when he died as Deputy Police Chief Dwayne T. Robinson
William Atherton He was 40, now 73 years old as Richard Thornburg
De'voreaux White He was 11, now 21 years old as Argyle
Hart Bochner He was 31, now 64 years old as Harry Ellis
Dennis Hayden He was 36, now 69 years old as Eddie
Tracy Reiner She was 24, now 57 years old as Thornburg's Assistant
Andreas Wisniewski He was 29, now 62 years old as Tony
Grand L. Bush He was 32, now 65 years old as FBI Agent Little Johnson
Mary Ellen Trainor She was 36, 62 years old when she died as Gail Wallens
Wilhelm von Homburg He was 47, 63 years old when he died as James
Clarence Gilyard, Jr. He was 32, now 65 years old as Theo
Al Leong He was 35, now 68 years old as Uli
Mark Winn He was 377, 88 years old when he died as Police Detective (uncredited)
Charlie Picerni He was 52, now 85 years old as Dwayne T. Robinson's Driver (uncredited)
Robert Lesser He was 45, now 78 years old as Businessman
Anthony Peck He was 41, 49 years old when he died as Young Cop
Selma Archerd She was 62, now 95 years old as Hostage
David Ursin He was 37, now 70 years old as Harvey Johnson
Bob Jennings as Cameraman
Matt Landers He was 35, 62 years old when he died as Capt. Mitchell
Betty Carvalho She was 55, now 89 years old as Paulina
Rick Cicetti as Guard
Kym Malin She was 25, now 58 years old as Hostage
Stella Hall as Stewardess
Joey Plewa as Alexander
Kip Waldo as Convenience Store Clerk
Carmine Zozzora He was 29, now 62 years old as Rivers
Rebecca Broussard She was 25, now 58 years old as Hostage

Crew

Name Department
John F. Link as Editor. He was 11 (now 21) years old Editing
Lloyd Levin as Associate Producer. He was 30 (now 63) years old Production
Ferne Cassel as Casting Associate. Production
Jackson De Govia as Production Design. He was 47 (now 80) years old Art
John R. Jensen as Art Direction. Art
Philip Leonard as Set Decoration. Art
Barry Francis Delaney as Costume Supervisor. Costume & Make-Up
Ron Bartlett as Foley. He was 11 (now 21) years old Sound
Dennis Michelson as Visual Effects Editor. Crew
William J. Durrell, Jr. as Assistant Art Director. Art
Charlie Picerni as Stunt Coordinator. He was 52 (now 85) years old Crew
Vanessa Theme Ament as Foley. She was 33 (now 66) years old Sound
John McTiernan as Director. He was 37 (now 70) years old Directing
Joel Silver as Producer. He was 36 (now 69) years old Production
Lawrence Gordon as Producer. He was 52 (now 85) years old Production
Steven E. de Souza as Screenplay. He was 40 (now 73) years old Writing
Jan de Bont as Director of Photography. He was 44 (now 77) years old Camera
Glenn R. Wilder as Stunts. He was 54 (83) years old when He died Crew
Richard Edlund as Visual Effects Producer. He was 47 (now 80) years old Visual Effects
George P. Wilbur as Stunts. He was 47 (now 80) years old Crew
Cindy Marty as Dialogue Editor. Sound
Dick Ziker as Stunts. He was 48 (now 81) years old Crew
Stephen Hunter Flick as Sound Effects Editor. He was 39 (now 72) years old Sound
Wes Dawn as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Michael Scott as Camera Operator. He was 28 (59) years old when He died Camera
Al Di Sarro as Special Effects Coordinator. Crew
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Die Hard (33 years)

Forty Stories. Twelve Terrorists. One Cop.

  • Release day: Friday, July 15, 1988
  • Runtime: 131 minutes
  • Budget: 28000000.00
  • Revenue: 140767956.00