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048 – TFFP: Die Hard (1988)

EP48-Die Hard courtesy of Kevin Spencer @ inkspatters.comIn this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, Jason finds out if Joel really thinks he’s a cowboy, to which Joel replies, “Yippee-Kai yay mutha!#@%$!” as we talk Die Hard (1988)!

Directed by: John McTiernan

Screenplay by: Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Alexander Gudonov, and Reginald VelJohnson.

Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Die Hard is a 1988 American action film and the first in the Die Hard film series. The film was directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza. It is based on a 1979 novel byRoderick Thorp titled Nothing Lasts Forever, itself a sequel to the book The Detective, which was previously made into a 1968 film starring Frank Sinatra. The film was produced by Lawrence and Charles Gordon, along with Joel Silver.

It stars Bruce Willis as NYPD officer John McClane, Bonnie Bedelia as his wife, Holly, and Alan Rickman in his feature film debut as thief Hans Gruber. The film was followed by three sequels; Die Hard 2 in 1990, Die Hard with a Vengeance in 1995, and Live Free or Die Hard in 2007.

This week’s Movie Picks are:

Joel’s Pick:

The Last Boy Scout (1993)

The Sugarland Express (1974)

Hudson Hawk (1991)

Jason’s Pick:

Predator (1987)

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