30 Christmas Films: Day 27



Title: Die Hard (1988)

Synopsis: John McClane (Bruce Willis) is forced to take drastic measures when his wife and others are taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas Eve party in a high rise office building. Glass shattering and quotable film script lines ensue.

Why You Should Watch: Babbo and I have had the debate whether this  actually is a Christmas film. I'm going with "yes" mostly to mix things up a bit and because it does occur during Christmas. That counts, right? My argument for watching Die Hard at least once is the cast (Alan Rickman is a very good baddie) and the humor even though it is an action flick. Besides, we all need a cautionary tale about attending Christmas Eve parties for work. Work/life balance, people!

Cornball Meter: 1/5



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