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Yippee-Kay-Yay, Mother... It's A New Trailer And One Sheet For A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD!!

Published at: Oct. 25, 2012, 12:45 p.m. CST by The Kidd

The Kidd here...

I've got my fingers crossed that a good DIE HARD film is still possible. I was optimistic after seeing the teaser trailer roll through, but seeing this new trailer and one sheet that 20th Century Fox unveiled today... well, it's a bit of an understatement to say they're a bit on the eye-rolling side.

The trailer (courtesy of Yahoo! UK) just makes this new chapter's story seem a bit on the outlandish side... which is something considering the films have gotten more far-fetched as they've progressed... but that poster (via Entertainment Weekly)... 

Come on, man. I get that "Yippee-kay-yay" has become the default catchphrase of the franchise, but do you really need to bastardize it quite like that?

I'm still hoping for the best with the fifth DIE HARD... but I'm also preparing for the worst. 

I know Bruce Willis still has got it in him. It's just a matter of if we get to see it one more time.

 

 

-Billy Donnelly

"The Infamous Billy The Kidd"

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  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:53 p.m. CST

    Jingle Balls...

    by Costellopalooza

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:53 p.m. CST

    As Predicted

    by Notliw

    First!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:54 p.m. CST

    Well, that looks okay, doesn't it?

    by Son of a Butch

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:54 p.m. CST

    I just love Bruce Willis and will see anything he's in.

    by Stan Arthur

    That is all.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Seriously Though

    by Notliw

    I'm hoping Willis can pull this off. After seeing run around in Looper, I'm not sure that physically he's capable of all of the action sequences he pulled off in the prior Die Hards. Keeping my fingers crossed.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Fuck off and Die Hard

    by Richard Taylor

    Terrible one sheet... decent trailer... will probably disappoint.

  • He's a damn fine actor.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST

    You sure Willis "has it in him" for another actual DH movie?

    by Darth Macchio

    Cause I don't think he does have it in him whatsoever and I'd bet he hasn't had the proper vibe since DHwaV ended.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST

    EH....Is this R Rated?

    by doom master

    because if it's not.....I thikn you know where Im going with this.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST

    So have we established it's going to be R or what?

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    Either way, it could be enjoyable. If it's at least as good as Die Hard with a Vengeance, I'll be good.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 12:57 p.m. CST

    Still got it.

    by Jonathan

    Take my money. >_<

  • Best scene

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1 p.m. CST

    If it's PG-13, they can rot

    by HndMeFood

    PG-13 = Not really Die Hard.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1 p.m. CST

    I think I have to puke... OH GOOOOOOOOD

    by MariusXe

    If they at least wouldn't call it Die Hard, I would be okay with this, but please... this isn't Die Hard. To be honest... It hasn't been since a loooooooooong time. Looks shit. Hate the son angle. I never heard of a McClane son. Bullshit.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Trailer....

    by Phoenix Hasou

    ....shows we could go either way here. It seems to have a bit more personality than the abortion that was Die Hard 4.0 at least.... That one sheet though? Somebody needs shooting. Oh hi, by the way - I'm new. How the hell are y'all?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Looks better than the last one.

    by CodeName

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:03 p.m. CST

    Michael Kamen is Dead. Stop Raping His Musical Genius.

    by Fievel

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:04 p.m. CST

    Looks pretty dumb

    by Nuck81

    And that's all I have to say

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:09 p.m. CST

    What the fuck has happened?...

    by Darkness

    That trailer reaffirms my love for Die Hard's 1,2 and with a Vengeance. Sorry Mr. Mcclane, you're time is up. It feels like the Mcclane family christmas Holiday special. Anyway, to take your mind of this abomination of exploiting Mr. Mccalne's activities - Varese Sarabande records have a 2 disc deluxe edition of Michael Kamen's score for "Die Hard 2 - Die Harder" - gotta be better than this...Well?

  • Michael Kamen just re-arranged Beethoven's 9th Symphony "Ode to Joy" movement. Maybe you already knew that, and were being facetious?

  • Fucking Christ almighty; what a horrible, pathetic attempt! I never saw the last one and have no plans to (until the scrumtious Mary Elizabeth Winstead decides to FINALLY get naked, I don't think my hormones can take watching her) and this one will probably be even worse!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:18 p.m. CST

    phoenix.hasou

    by DrMorbius

    Hi to you too. Welcome to the talkbacks.

  • but yeah, it makes no sense as a catch phrase, especially without the =motherfucker= at the end. As for it being a PG-13, it kind of sucks but aside from the profanity, if you watch the original again, the violence wasn't all that R rated compared to shit out nowadays. The guy getting his legs shot up is a scene that comes to mind I guess. I would actually say that Taken was more graphic than Die Hard.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Didn't watch the trailer yet, but I love that one sheet.

    by TheMcflyFarm

    Made me smirk. Why the hate?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Won't give these assholes a dime

    by Darth Macchio

    Sorry but with that last fiasco and the nerve of WalterB to come on this very geeky movie-geek website and tell us how awesome it was going to be... ..and then it proceeds to take a giant and purposeful shit on movie geeks? That's like going to a dog-lover show, talking up a new show you want them to see where people "love" dogs...only to take them to a restaurant where people are having a fantastic time killing and eating dogs with bar-b-que sauce and a bib. Fuck you. We MADE you. You shit on us? Fuck you. No money from me for any new movies featuring the imposter you call John McLane. That the movie itself was crap was just gravy on the schadenfreude sandwich but given how they've completely killed John McLane and turned him into a belligerent, insulting dick...well, I'll sink to the idiot/pretentious low of hoping this fails utterly. On every level. I don't hate on a franchise lightly, and i'm not usually a grudge holder for a creative work..especially one that may have not only been the best action movie ever but without question redefined what a brilliant action blockbuster can be....only to gutterball into predictable and banal mediocrity while maintaining that production-specific self-loathing bullshit just pisses me off to no end. LFoDH is one of few HW films where I'm angry at the screen for most of the entire run-time. Angry at the characters and pissed that they can't get McLane right whatsoever and, instead of just not doing it at all, come up with a half-baked dickier version of the Butch character from Pulp Fiction and try to play it off as McLane. Even that goofy 2nd one got McLane perfectly..and I'm guessing Willis had a lot to do with that (as Harlin is basically a hack director) and I also think Willis is still mostly responsible for how McLane is portrayed today...and it's not the same McLane whatsoever... Sorry to rant but this blithely side-stepping the blatant insulting our movie geek world while still counting on "us" (who are the biggest action movie fans if not movie geeks?) to make their pocketbook is unacceptable to me. It's a fucking disgrace.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Prediction for the next one: John McClane in Space

    by You Have MY Voice

    I mean, that's the last locale left, isn't it? IN SPACE, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU DIE HARD. I'd apologize for jinxing everyone with this shitty idea, but you KNOW some exec at Fox has already pitched it. I love John McClane. I'll probably see a matinee for this one, as contrived as it looks But I agree with whoever says this franchise hasn't been "DIE HARD" since the first one.

  • He obviously has no jurisdiction and isn't on "official police business" in this one. At least that's something. Even though I liked Die Hard 3 better than 2, the fact that he was just a cop doing his job wasn't as interesting as just being a guy in the wrong place who even the cops were against. Why didn't they ever bring back Sgt. Powell anyway (except for the cameo in 2).

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:31 p.m. CST

    Thanks dude...

    by Phoenix Hasou

    ...great to be here!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:31 p.m. CST

    all the visual flair of a Nash Bridges episode

    by joel007

    The way Willis plays McClane now isn't even recognizable from the MCClane from the first three. He plays him like he's on lithium or something. And what about this movie makes it necessary to be a Die Hard flick? They're now just sticking the McClane action figure in nondescript action premises. Skip Woods wrote this. That's all you need to know. People piss and moan about the state of the business. What screenwriters have turned into in the last twenty years is every bit as responsible.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:33 p.m. CST

    and that poster

    by joel007

    is an EMBARRASSMENT. I'd imagine Willis doesn't care though-- I'm sure Fox's check cleared.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Hollywood morons. They think the size of the explosions matter.

    by Raptor Jesus

    No. It's story. Character. Exposition. Cinematography. Not bigger guns and more explosions. Stupid, stupid, stupid.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:43 p.m. CST

    So, does he fight FPS Russia in this?

    by J

    If so, I'm sure he'll be dead by the end credits and we won't have to have any more iterations of this once fun series. Just sayin'

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:44 p.m. CST

    That "if it's not R, it's crap" argument is fanboy bullshit...

    by Mikey Wood

    ...it's ridiculous. I don't care how much blood or tits are shown or how many d-bombs are tossed around, if it's good, it's good and if it ain't it ain't. Hell, some of the best action movies in history are PG even. Blood squibs and tits do not a quality film make. You guys need to seriously drop it.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:48 p.m. CST

    mikeywood

    by _SnakePlissken_

    if Bruce Willis isn't aloud to say "fuck" he ceases to be John McClane.. just some bald old guy

  • People (and by that I mean fanboys) need to get rid of their rose tinted glasses. Live Free Or Die Hard was no different than part 2 or 3. And now 5 looks to be even more of the same. We all understand you grew up with parts 2 & 3. You weren't sitting at your computer watching TV spots and trailers and judging the entire film based on marketing gimmicks. And you certainly weren't purposely spoiling the story ahead of time. You simply watched the movie and went along for the ride. Try that again sometime. And maybe, just maybe, you wouldn't come off as such whiny fanboys for the rest of your lives.

  • ..I see through you ad men.....will still see it though, it's Bruno doin his schtick right?...right?..

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:57 p.m. CST

    Its a long, hard death...

    by Logan_1973

    But I will...die...hard.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Willis still looks too CLEAN!!!

    by JP

    No stubble, no dirt...I like the trailer but somethings off with Bruno

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2 p.m. CST

    Christ this looks cheap!

    by allouttabubblegum

    Looks like it was shot with a DSLR! Niiiiiiice cg shots there.....

  • and says - in broken English - "You just wrong man in wrong place at wrong time." McClane giggles with a mouthful of bloodied teeth. That's DIE HARD! How can the guys who make this stuff not get that?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:15 p.m. CST

    The key to a good Die Hard flick: Outlandish action + Plausible plot.

    by Royston Lodge

    Die Hard is supposed to be outlandish, but only where the action is concerned. The plot, on the other hand, and the threat, should be plausible. In other words, it's all about John McClane using a REALLY excessive amount of force to solve a relatively plausible problem. IMHO, of course.

  • Red Band trailer. Now. So say we all.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Oh, and about the Yippee-Ki-Ya bit...

    by Royston Lodge

    I think the fact that they get it out of the way by having him utter the line at the very beginning of the movie is a meta-joke about the need to meet irrational fan expectations.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Encouraging Pattern

    by Black Jack iii

    Die Hard: Classic Die Hard 2: Garbage Die Hard with a Vengeance: Good Live Free: Garbage A Good Day to Die Hard: (all things point to a good one here)

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:29 p.m. CST

    woof! I bet Willis' son has a real thick one.

    by sbessiso

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:30 p.m. CST

    Still wish they'd let Die Hard...

    by Terry Powell

    ...er, die, but I'd love to see a sequel to the Last Boy Scout. Dust old Joe Hallenback off and stick him in a good private eye/action flick. This trailer puts me in the mood to watch the original die hard(which is my christmas tradition) and "boy scout". I did like the "we're not a hugging family" line at the end.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:35 p.m. CST

    archiebald, thanks...

    by Bill C.

    ...I just preordered that DH2 Deluxe Edition off Varese Sarabande's website. Good looking out.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:36 p.m. CST

    YIPPEE-KI-YAY MR. FALCON

    by F-18

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:37 p.m. CST

    black jack - except this is directed by hackmeister John Moore.

    by openthepodbaydoorshal

    All signs point to the opposite of good.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Royston...

    by joel007

    I'd imagine the writers of this one aren't exactly working at that level of cleverness here. This project was developed under Tom Rothman. That hackish clown probably penciled it in there himself.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:54 p.m. CST

    Looks good

    by Lampers

    Personally very much looking forward to it. Roll on # 6

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:56 p.m. CST

    DID THE MAKERS OF THIS FILM SEE THE FIRST DIE HARD FILM

    by ilovemichealbay

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Lesson Learned from LFODH?=Nope!

    by notcher

    PH-13, NOPE! Family angle again, NOPE! No Christmas angle, NOPE! Trapped angle, NOPE! I'll see it because I have to hold onto hope that it will be good but I doubt it!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Just shoot them both.

    by UltraTron

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 2:58 p.m. CST

    Shouldn't McCain be a national hero by now?

    by Smerdyakov

    The kind of hero that makes Sully Sullenberger look like a fair pilot?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:04 p.m. CST

    Fingers crossed.

    by Yelsaeb

    I hope it's good, but......you know.....it probably won't be.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:14 p.m. CST

    The next one is already planned

    by Kakii

    McClane takes a dose of poisoned Viagra, he has 24 hrs to get the antidote or he really will Die Completely Hard! 4 wasnt that bad, this looks good, they just need the better wise cracks and sarcasm back.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:20 p.m. CST

    To all of you who've watched mis(Taken 2)

    by Richard L. Rhodes

    Go and watch this real action hero!!Yippee-kay-yay you m-therf-ckers!!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:25 p.m. CST

    bantuwind -- Not really true.

    by Lucky13

    I was born in '80. Saw DH 1&2 on VHS a few times as a kid, enjoyed them well enough, but never got 'hooked' until I bought the DVD box set in roughly 2005. Part 2, while upping the over-the-top action still has a very legit vibe to it. I like part 3, but feel as though it's a bit too clinical. Almost like McTiernan channeling the ghost of Nolan future. But damn... Live Free is just a boring slop of emotionless, bloodless gunplay. Just could not get into it, and I really did give it an honest try. There's nothing rose-tinted about my opinion... the last sequel just had no heart and no guts. Hopefully this new one will rectify that. My one nitpick about the trailer is the 'not a hugging family' line.... or more directly, John's response to it. I don't think the McClane would be proud of that. The JM from DH1-3 would feel sad and pensive about that statement, not 'hell yeah' or whatever he said.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:32 p.m. CST

    Matthew Vaughn not directing xmen first class sequel

    by eric haislar

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/10/25/matthew-vaughn-wont-direct-x-men-first-class-sequel

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:37 p.m. CST

    Vaughn out of first class 2!?!? What the fuck!

    by Norman Colson

    Just read about it a few seconds ago! I do not want Bryan singer back for this one. mathew vaughn was awesome for first class!!! Why the fuck would he leave something that could have been epic. Studio interference?!!!! You should finish what you started. you wrote the script might as well film the damn thing and be done about it. especially if your under contract. I mean directors are picky premadonna sons of bitches, alot of rookie directors hungry for their shots dont get a chance to work on multimillion dollar big budget movies and yet i want bow out because it's not my artistic vision...

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Oh and about DIE HARD 5!

    by Norman Colson

    i'M THERE i mean part 4 even though it wasnt rated r. it was worthy enough... I dont understand all the hate we did get an unrated version on the blu-ray... The studio's handprints are making the movies rated pg13 because they want all the money they can get from everyone. there's no reason to blame anyone else.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:46 p.m. CST

    As for Xmen

    by Kakii

    Not only that but Wolverine is now a sequel to X3! BS is definate, but who ever does it better have the balls to give us the money shot of Wolverine FUBAR'd by a Sentinel or the movie is fucking doomed for a stoning!

  • Die Hard is a masterpiece of action cinema and one of the best ever made. I also love DH2 but it comes slightly under the first because it does feel like a rehash (Christmas terrorists, saving the wife) but the movie's only fault is that it has John McClane when it would have a lot more respect if it was a stand alone action film with a different name. I don't like Die Hard with a Vengence. It feels like a generic action film compared to the first two and that's probably because the script was originally called "Simon Says" and it kicked around Hollywood for a few years. It was also going to be a Lethal Weapon sequel at one point. This is in direct contrast to the first two movie that were based on books; Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp and 58 Minutes by Walter Wager respectively. The one thing going for DHWAV is that it does have McClane running around New York but I would have prefered that they get away from him mowing down terrorists and do something closer to Nighthawks (1981) which is, IMHO, Stallone's best movie. Live Free or Die Hard was fucking trash and felt like a Bond clone. I've watched it ONCE and will never do so again. Getting back to Nighthawks, I really wish that they had just taken the McClane character and had him working as a cop in New York in a few sequels. Look for some good cop thriller novels set in New York and adapt them for the screen. Which now brings us to this fucking piece of shit A Good Day to Die Hard. Yet another load of fucking wank, Directed by another goddman hack with the usual orange and teal cinematography which looks absolutely terrible. And once again it's McClane taking on a fucking army. I mentioned Max Payne 3 and the reason is that game is EXACTLY what I wanted from a Die Hard sequel all these years. Sure, Payne is mowing people down but the story is soo good and takes the Die Hard example of a burned out ex-cop getting sucked into events beyond his control to which he has to blaze his way out while finding the truth. It's clear that Bruce Willis simply doesn't give a shit about his signature character which is why I'll be skipping this and downloading it at my earliest convenience before watching it once which will most likely be the last time I ever lay my eyes on it. RIP Die Hard 1988-1990

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:59 p.m. CST

    CHANGE THE TITLE TO "DIE HARD WITH A PAYCHECK"!!!FACT!!!

    by CreepyThinManForever

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4 p.m. CST

    That is some horrible fucking Photoshopping on the poster

    by judge dredds fresh undies

    I mean come on its bruce willis not a fucking lingere model, he doesnt need retouching. He is supposed to look like a man in his 50s because thats what he is, you marketing mooks!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:08 p.m. CST

    @ openthepodbaydoorshal

    by doczlove

    When he gives the kid the second swig of beer without asking? Gold.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:09 p.m. CST

    Laughing at the Live Free or Die Hard hate...

    by Bruno

    Everyone on AICN hated it. But then you get people here who make excuses for well choreographed crap like "The Raid Redemption" or jizz over stupidity like "The Expendables". There is nothing wrong with Die Hard 4 as an action flick. It's huge, overblown and implausible, but so were the other 3. If someone else that AICN has boners over directed the exact same PG13 movie, you would all be singing it's praises. This trailer looks bad compared to the last one. At least the last one was ridiculous enough to entertain. And it made the most money out of all of them, so of course they'll keep going.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Feels better than DH4

    by Andrew Coleman

    I remember the first trailer for DH4 and it didn't seem right. This even though it's in Russia has a good vibe. If it they shot it for R... It will at worst be good. Hope the villain is good. That really matters. Love the stripping motorcycle chick.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:18 p.m. CST

    Marvel Need

    by Kakii

    Johnnie Cochran to use his Chewbacca defense and get their characters back.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:28 p.m. CST

    doczlove - bingo

    by openthepodbaydoorshal

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:29 p.m. CST

    At least Kevin Smith won't be in it

    by steves

    Kevin Smith is a shit actor as well as a shit director. I'm so pleased that his film making career has completely fallen apart. It makes me happy that he is such a joke. He's like Ricky Gervais; peaked too early, then got a huge ego and immediately threw quality control out the window, finding instead some sort of perverse pride in churning out pure lowest common denominator horseshit for unintelligent fanboys. It's amazing how far you can get off the back of one hit. Thankfully the masses eventually wise up. Fuck off Kevin Smith, you boring fuck. Also Kevin Smith is morbidly obese. Ricky Gervais isn't morbidly obese as far as I know - I think he lost weight recently - but he still has the head of a fat person. Like his head will always, always look like it should be attached to a fat body. LOL.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:36 p.m. CST

    AW HELL NAH!

    by Rob

  • Ok the one sheet does suck, but if this gets an R, and we Get Bruce being that Classic McClane again, I'm down.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:50 p.m. CST

    Shut the (BLAM) up, Carmine!

    by Loosejerk

    Carmine is now dead.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:52 p.m. CST

    Police Academy: Mission to Moscow

    by joel007

    production values and acting look to be on about the same level. Maybe they're there to spring Commandant Lessard. Or maybe Charlie Schlatter-- Ted McGinley to Mahoney's Fonzie. Somebody hit Willis with a cattle prod to wake him up. Talk about sleepwalking through a movie.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Can't defend new crap by saying the old stuff is also crap

    by Darth Macchio

    When you know it's not. True, DH2 isn't worlds above LFoDH but it's also not remotely the same John McLane or even the same cinematic 'world' where the first 3 films take place. While I remember little of LFoDH (outside of the always wonderful/beautiful Maggie Q and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, of course), the only scene that hearkened back to the original and true John McLane was the 15 second scene where he jumps out of the car and hops up on the roof, looking down each intersection at the traffic jams and accidents and starts to visibly piece it together that something isn't right. 2 seconds later he's back to being an insulting prick and completely unlikeable "hero" but then it's just like all the other Die Hard movies right? I mean the only reason anybody finds fault with LFoDH and, invariably, with AGDtDH once its out, is only because they're pg-13 and thus cannot have a "Yippe ki yay mother fucker!" right? Wow..amazing...all this hate and all these reasons why the 4th film sucked leading to predictions about the 5th film but yet the secret and ONLY reason we all are lambasting the thing is the inability to say 'mother fucker' in a pg-13 film? Sheesh...we all know opinions are subjective. while i could certainly be wrong, it occurs to me that some of you defending LFoDH are doing so more out of loyalty to the character than to quality of the film (how can anyone say LFoDH is the same as DH2 or DHwaV? have you seen all 3 movie close together? world's of difference on every level, character being the most important!). there's some delightfully refreshing non-pc racial dialog in DHwaV between Willis and Jackson (also a mini-copy-buddy movie which works great to me), great interplay with the police at the station ("McLane is a toilet bug"...followed by Willis mouthing 'Toilet bug?' - makes me laugh every time), a genuine puzzle/riddle to solve (3/5 gallon jugs is an old one), a fantastic bad guy (how is Jeremy Irons as Peter "Simon" Krieg not a better villain than the naked karate Colonel Stuart from DH2 even if William Sadler was great in the role?), fantastic sub-bad-guys (crazy hot knife wielding blonde killer girl and the german guy with the perfect Judge Dredd frown) a perfectly self-contained and absurdly ambitious 'caper' (no bullshit 'Speed' or 'Speed 2 - electric boogalo' vengeance routine like in LFoDH)...that great close-quarters shoot out in the bank vault elevator (also bloody as hell...something you also cannot do in your oh so 'not a big deal' pg-13 rating) I could go on... and some of you think that all those viewpoints are meaningless next to the actual reason? not being able to say 'mother fucker' in a pg-13 flick? its like your whole family gets run over by a milk truck and a buddy who sees everything says to you "I bet your pissed you won't get those family discounts any more eh?" yup..that's why i'd be pissed too. family discounts.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 5:08 p.m. CST

    Haven't watched one of these since 3 splashed into the bowl

    by Smartacus

    Won't bother seeing this one either.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Yippe Kiyay Motherfucke"R" or forget it.

    by AzulTool

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 5:18 p.m. CST

    Fine until they run and jump through a window ...

    by GINGE_MUPPET

  • While I do actually like the new poster, the trailer itself was pretty much terrible. I was already skeptical about the inclusion of McClane's son, but after hearing a couple brief exchanges from the preview I'm already getting worse feelings about DH5. And who the hell decided that the McClane family isnt a hugging family? Maybe the makers of this havent watched Die Hard 1 in a long time. Or maybe just watched a different movie than the one I watched. Either way, WORST DIE HARD TRAILER EVER!!!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 5:57 p.m. CST

    starwarsbluray - wow, thats some hatred

    by Kakii

    Although I completely disagree as Im a KS and RG fan, I do however understand as we all have a few people we cant stand. For me I feel the same hatred for Simon Pegg but unlike KS hes never done anything except shite.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:03 p.m. CST

    No. looks terrible.

    by rakesh patel

    really. meh, i still have die hard 1,2 and 3. Remember when willis swore the last one would be good? fool me once mclaine!

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:10 p.m. CST

    Walter B.

    by Sgt.Steiner

    Come and assure us all will be okay, that you will be able call others motherfuckers, punch people to a pulp, and will have to crazily improvise your way out of desperate situation, using your wits and wisecracks. We need that assurance.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:17 p.m. CST

    kaki

    by steves

    It's not hatred. It's taking joy in fake-talents being found out. They're both one-hit wonders as far as I can see, yet their careers have been prolonged unnecessarily because the people in power foolishly believe that lightning will strike twice. KS's films got worse. RG's output went from good to shit almost immediately (the stuff he's coming out with now is beyond dreadful - that Life Is Too Short was fucking embarrassing). Simon Pegg is pretty harmless, or at least isn't on my radar in the same way. However I suppose if I think about it, I do sort of get the impression that he would sell his own grandmother if it would help his career. Oh, and he also worked with Tom Cruise twice, and everyone worthwhile on the planet knows that Tom Cruise is a fucking cunt who has actually used slave labor. I do have hatred for Tom Cruise, and it is completely justified.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:18 p.m. CST

    R rating means the movie can flow...

    by Andrew Coleman

    You can feel in DH4 how much they tried to aim for PG-13. R rated movies can do what they want. PG-13 has to walk with careful footsteps. With the language to gun shots... In DH4 when Bruce is in the geeks apartment. The guy starts shooting through the wall... Bruce grabs the guys hair and pulls him through the wall and yanks his head down violently... They had to cut the "snap" just because of the rating. That is beyond stupid and you can see the movie was designed around the pg-13 concept. I believe that's why they tossed in the fighter plane bit. So when people bitch about the rating it's not just the "fucks" that matters. It's the flow.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:26 p.m. CST

    they threw in the fighter plane because...

    by joel007

    Tom Rothman called the Director one day and said "I have this really cool idea." And guess who's writing the checks?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:27 p.m. CST

    creepythinmanforever RE: FACT

    by Mikey Wood

    Please stop it. Please. You can't shout "FACT" when you're asking a question, thoretical or otherwise, or if what you are saying is not, in fact, a fact. FACT

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:28 p.m. CST

    myphdisdoom: Had to cut the "snap" from what?

    by Mikey Wood

    From him breaking the guy's neck?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 6:51 p.m. CST

    Die Hard is getting better and better!

    by Martin

    nah just kidding... This looks like a piece of shit.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 7:01 p.m. CST

    If you whine about PG13 and let DREDD bomb... FUCK YOU.

    by TommyGavinsEgo

    You were given what you wanted. Geek nirvana. Full on, gun-toting, bloodthirsty, mean, ballsy, R-RATED action, adapted faithfully from a geek property by obvious fans, perfectly cast, perfectly played, with a minimum of bullshit CGI. YOU HAD THE FILM YOU ALL CRAVE AND YOU LET IT BOMB. Hardly any of you went to see it. Now, I'm sure a few true card-carrying geeks here did. But don't anyone whine about studios watering shit down to achieve a PG13 and rake in the dollars, when one little movie which was - oh yes - ONE OF THE BEST ACTION FLICKS IN YEARS - went down the shitter. I saw it because (a) I'm a fan of Dredd, and (b) the makers DESERVED my money for aiming at an "R" and not giving a shit about pandering to fuckwit teenagers texting and yapping in the theater. This isn't directed at anyone in particular, just the general all-talk-no-action geeksters. You're bringing this watered down diarohhea on yourselves.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Arnold is to play Conan again in The Legend of Conan

    by DonLogan

    Empire breaking the news these days

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Good trailer

    by pr0g2west

    That cab driver, wasn't he one of the Russian guys from Kingdom of the Crystal Skull?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 8 p.m. CST

    Eat Shit and Die Hard...

    by ThulsaBoom

    ...nice richie_t.

  • ...if this was Die Hard, the McClane's would be covered in scratches and blood from crashing through those windows. John just runs over a floor full of broken glass once in Die Hard and his feet are fucked, and bothering him the rest of the movie. It's much closer to us on the realism continuum. This could be The Last Boyscout 2 though. If it was rated 'R' and had the best zinger's ever found in the genre outside the Arnold-verse.

  • It's not more fun that way. It's painful watching this lameass try to match McClane's steps. And he couldn't look less like his son if he tried - what's with the weird egg shape of his face? Then again his daughter in real life has a potato head. But seriously now...I really hope they keep this guy in the background as much as possible, but seeing how heavily the trailer features him... well I'm not going in expecting to love it more than the first 3. There's always that chance it'll be the 4th best one though. The trailers have felt more like die hard so far than any of the last film - but time will tell.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 8:49 p.m. CST

    Here we go again...again

    by Amfpsych

    Who left the fridge open.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 8:51 p.m. CST

    R RATED OR THE FILM WILL DIE HARD!

    by mastes360

    But it will be PG13 seen as though filming on this was finished before Rothman was given the boot. Although the fans got their wish with Prometheus so maybe we will be lucky here.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 9:30 p.m. CST

    Do a YouTube search for B. Willis & Kevin Smith

    by Bill Clay

    You'll hear Kevin Smith tell a story about how his heart was broken when his hero Bruce Willis turned out to be a complete asshole in real life.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 9:40 p.m. CST

    Rated G. Bring the kids!

    by Ricardo

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:07 p.m. CST

    That guys right, Max Payne 3 would be a sweet Die Hard sequel.

    by Charlie

    They could adapt it?

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:10 p.m. CST

    does action have to be fucking stupid these days?

    by malificus

    i mean really you pay coordinators and stuntmen and effects guys and you gotta shoot it anyway why does it have to be staged and shot and pulled off like some permaboner 13 year old made it up: "Look, guysh-guysh...I shink I know what I'm talking here there needsh to be a car and a truck and a plane ooo! and a tank and shomehow we gotta fly, drive or launch them all up the bad guysh ash-hole, okay?"

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Backstory to this poster: see, Bruce Willis can see Russia from his door.

    by ChaunceyGardiner

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Backstory to this poster: see, Bruce Willis can see Russia from his door.

    by ChaunceyGardiner

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Crap. The infamous double post.

    by ChaunceyGardiner

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:32 p.m. CST

    Quick! Somebody punch somebody!

    by ChaunceyGardiner

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:41 p.m. CST

    A GOOD DAY TO SUCK COCK

    by HELLSFOXES

    FACT

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:46 p.m. CST

    The guy playing his son...

    by KungFuMasterLarry

    looks like one of the biggest fuckheads who ever walked the earth. Real talk. Like someone who you just want to punch in the face just because they look like they inexplicably deserve it.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Who hasn't Kevin Smith Knocked?

    by BigTuna

    He's killing his career by always shitting on everyone he works with. He's even knocked Affleck.

  • Oct. 25, 2012, 11:08 p.m. CST

    Where's his hair?

    by john alvarez

    John McClane had hair. he should've had hair in the last movie. This movie does not get my blessing. Next Die hard is in Colombia by the way the series' direction is going. Trailer looks good. If Obama wins, I will see it.

  • It's all fake blue or artificial yellow. I despise how everything has to be tinted and color-graded now, it makes everything look too artificial and unreal.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 12:31 a.m. CST

    Looks like a good Bruce Willis flick, but not a Die Hard one

    by Dan Anthony

    You just killed a helicopter with a car!

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 1:37 a.m. CST

    This Looks Good, also a few thoughts.

    by Jean-Luc Gothos

    I don't see why everyone is giving this movie such a hard time. I mean Die Hard is an action movie, and escapist fun for those watching it. It's suppose to be over the top, and take the audience on an adventure. It's one of the reasons I enjoy movies in the first place. It's not about how realistic it might be or how plausible the scenario. It's about have fun, and just accepting the film on it's own terms without any expections of anything other than have it be entertaining. Just a few thoughts.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 2:32 a.m. CST

    @tommygavinsego

    by ChiefRoberts

    You're 100% correct about Dredd! People were given a balls out, don't give a fuck, hard-R action film and no-one fucking bothered to go see it. You've all put the final nail in the R-rated action film coffin by not supporting Dredd and films like it. Call yourselves film fans? More PG-13 bollocks awaits us because of you. You know who you are.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 3:15 a.m. CST

    Plant apologists have shown up I see

    by Volllllume3

    If isn't R rated, it isn't Die Hard. It really is that fucking simple

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 3:15 a.m. CST

    Where is my Jack Bauer Movie

    by bauerpowerhour24

    i will be going to see this movie for sure i cant wait. i feel this is going to be Epic Dan Kirkman Bellingham Wa

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 3:39 a.m. CST

    Why Lie?

    by ScudPuppy

    Die Hard is one of my favorite movies of all time...I wish it had stayed as a solo adventure..but I understand the love of the all mighty cash cow. So I will be there with the so called "knuckle dragging morons" that go to see this movie

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 4:48 a.m. CST

    MI:4 does not exist in this dojo

    by Cobra--Kai

    Saw MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4 for the first time this week. Thats how you do it. It was comfortably the best MI film since the first one. There was some love and care put into making it a good movie, not just a cash in sequel like DH4. I do like the first part of the trailer with McLane in a cab getting caught up in the wrong place at the wrong time. That had the proper vibe... ...and then he sees the son. The son we never knew he had. Lame. Couldnt the Russian robber guys just have taken McLane hostage, and then he escapes and kills them all one at a time? McLane by himself trying to survive a fucked up situation. Thats how simple it needs to be. You dont need all this son bullshit.

  • Better than the plot they came up with

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:14 a.m. CST

    DREDD and the nature of "plants"...

    by Mikey Wood

    First of all...I love you guys. You're all so reactionary and opinionated and pissed off and...well...filled with complete bullshit. God forbid anyone actually LIKE something these days. CLEARLY they MUST be "studio plants" because. Non-stop hilarity. I went to see DREDD. It sucked. And I'm saying this as a long-time fan of JUDGE DREDD comics starting from the moment I read a GN collected edition in the mid-eighties. The things you fanboys focus on...helmets coming off etc....are so ridiculously miniscule in the great scheme of things. None of it MATTERS if the MOVIE is shit. And DREDD was shit. It was barely advertised here in the states and that might have had something to do with the film's failure but I think it had more to do with A) Hardy anyone here short of comic nerds know who Dredd IS B) Karl Urbain isn't exactly a headliner. He doesn't put asses in seats and, sadly, in this country, the only way an action flick does any business is if there's a big-name star and C) It wasn't very good. Low on budget, thin on plot (even thinner than your average action flick, which is pretty damned thin) and just...kinda bland. Can you imagine? JUDGE DREDD, a property with SO MUCH visual flair...bland. I can't believe I'm saying it, but I enjoyed the Stallone one more. Better production values, sets, etc.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:21 a.m. CST

    mikeywood has shit taste

    by Volllllume3

    Shocking.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:33 a.m. CST

    @mikeywood

    by TheMachinist

    Now, let's not be too quick to Judge (cwutididthar). Dredd was pretty alright, at least for setting up a franchise. I like to compare it to the first Hellboy book: A little bland and actionless, but it sets up an entire universe, so it gets by. Also, how the FUCK can you watch those slo-mo scenes and NOT say it doesn't have flair? Did you see it in 2D?

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:34 a.m. CST

    *not say it has flair

    by TheMachinist

    FUCKING TYPOS

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:35 a.m. CST

    No, volllllume3...

    by Mikey Wood

    ...I just don't have YOUR taste. Doesn't make it "shit". You're going to have to learn that, in order to survive in the real world outside of your mom's basement or your dorm room or wherever the hell you wallow, that people are all gloriously different and enjoy many different things for their own different reasons. I'll make a deal with you: When YOU make your own film...theatrically-released, straight to DVD, made for Lifetime TV...whatever the case may be, THEN you can discuss how my taste is "shit". Until then? You're just another whiney fanboy on a message board filled to the brim with whiney fanboys.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:35 a.m. CST

    The Last One

    by kevinwillis.net

    I don't think they could have done anything to make me less interested in this movie. And I have nothing against sequels, or part 5s, or anything like that. Recently watched both Die Hard and Die Hard with a Vengeance, and enjoyed them. But the last one was meh and this one looks like a triple does of the meh, without even some of the cool visuals that made parts of the last one watchable. I just don't see it. So many other franchises they could be hitting. Can't you just see another 48 hours with Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy? I'd totally see that fucking movie. This? Meh.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:35 a.m. CST

    Though I will concede on that one sheet looking like shit.

    by TheMachinist

    Racist fucks.

  • This sudden outrage over DIE HARD's over-the-topness is all kinds of retarded. No more so than Part 3. Grow some balls and enjoy.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:39 a.m. CST

    Kevin Smith . . .

    by kevinwillis.net

    You'll hear Kevin Smith tell a story about how his heart was broken when his hero Bruce Willis turned out to be a complete asshole in real life.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:46 a.m. CST

    These films are just to fun to hate...

    by Dranem

    As long as they stick to the formula, I will be there to see it. I put Die Hard 1 and 3 an the top, and 2 and 4 were just mindless fun. This looks more in the vein of 1 and 3 so far so here's hoping its both good AND fun.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 9 a.m. CST

    The guys bitching here...

    by Mikey Wood

    ...are the same guys having nerdgasms over in the "Arnold is going to play Conan again" thread. It's hilarious. Flash forward a year or two from now and they'll be bitching about THAT too.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 9:18 a.m. CST

    Photoshop...

    by Jayeskimo

    FAAAAAIIIIILLL Seriously, that poster is an embarrassment to photographers and designers around the world.

  • Smith story about Willis being a prick was indeed heartbreaking...a director eater as Michael bay calls him. I don't care how much i adore Die Hard and love many of Willis' films, if he acts like a controlling dick to me, i'd stand up to him. Intolerable.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 2:34 p.m. CST

    err for those that think the son was made up for this movie

    by Johnboy40

    in die hard, John Maclane Jr was played by Noah land.

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 5:02 p.m. CST

    Arnold is returning for Conan, AICN.

    by DocPazuzu

    Get on the fucking ball. http://www.deadline.com/2012/10/arnold-and-conan-the-barbarian-reunited-universal-reboots-action-franchise-with-schwarzenegger/

  • Oct. 26, 2012, 8:51 p.m. CST

    DH3 Trailee reference!!

    by Luke

    I am just extremely happy about the fact that the music in this trailer (Ode To Joy, I think) is a direct reference to one of my favorite trailers of all time, ie the Die Hard With A Vengeance trailer that had almost no dialogue apart from "Laundry day" and played this music throughout. That alone gives me hope...they might well have done this for the DH4 trailer but I didn't see that....

  • Oct. 27, 2012, 4:18 a.m. CST

    sorry but the shaved head totally negates any of

    by JAMF

    his typical eyerolling shit because by shaving his head he has become the douchebags he hates.

  • Wake the fuck up people. This is going to be an abomination.

  • Oct. 27, 2012, 4:23 a.m. CST

    Fox had a competition

    by kwisatzhaderach

    to see if they could find a worse director than Len Wiseman to make a Die Hard movie. They found John Moore.

  • Oct. 27, 2012, 12:55 p.m. CST

    THIS is why AGDTDH should be R-rated...

    by TheTeethgrinder

    It ain't about the squibs, Motherfucker. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFRSruZyWGc

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