50 Action Movies Inspired By Die Hard

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    • Hadouken76

      Feb 11th 2013, 9:32

      Okay at least a quarter of these are inspired by Die Hard, the rest is just weak sauce. If this feature was a movie it would be called Try Hard 2: Try Harder.

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    • ash333

      Feb 11th 2013, 10:18

      Similar to Die Hard as they all take place somewhere?

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    • smellyhands

      Feb 11th 2013, 12:01

      Had to stop at 47. Couldnt . Go. Any. Fur...ther.

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    • cc1129

      Feb 11th 2013, 12:32

      Wasn't Speed 2 originally intended as a Die Hard script?

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    • SiMan

      Feb 11th 2013, 14:10

      I couldn't be bothered counting, but i wonder who was in the most of these; Lundgren or Siegal?

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    • seanchandler

      Feb 11th 2013, 15:34

      This list is awful. Why don't you set the number of the list based on the number of films you find which actually fit the title? Over half the films listed are absurd. No one has ever called The Transporter, "Die h*****n a BMW." That doesn't even make sense. Daylight has no plot similarities with Die Hard except that something bad happens and someone has to save the day.

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    • dangoodfellow

      Feb 11th 2013, 19:42

      i agree with the eminent ranters above. the die hard pattern was originally that the hero was just minding his business when the badguys take over. the cat and mouse chase develops into guerilla war until the final reel, when the heroes wife/daughter/gerbil gets specifically taken hostage etc. an enclosed space of some kind has to be involved in which all the action occurs. there, hope that helps, i'll send my bill, shall i TF? i've got a good chance if you were willing to pay someone for this farrago of a feature. also, i've just noticed that Steven seagal started to balloon after he spent a lot of Under Siege in a kitchen. How different straight to video thriller history would be if it had been a salad bar.

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    • Hmmmm

      Feb 11th 2013, 21:12

      Isn't Die Hard spliced with the towering inferno minus the terrorists just the towering inferno?

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