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Die Hard On A… Plane (With Snakes).What Would John McClane Do: Kill every snake on the plane, then land it himself in typically explosive fashion. Failing that, kill every snake on the plane, then tie them all together to use as a rope to get off the damned thing.
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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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Feb 11th 2013, 10:18
Similar to Die Hard as they all take place somewhere?
Feb 11th 2013, 12:01
Had to stop at 47. Couldnt . Go. Any. Fur...ther.
Feb 11th 2013, 12:32
Wasn't Speed 2 originally intended as a Die Hard script?
Feb 11th 2013, 14:10
I couldn't be bothered counting, but i wonder who was in the most of these; Lundgren or Siegal?
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.
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.
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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