The previous movie in the series, Live Free or Die Hard, managed to gross $33,369,559 on its opening weekend back in 2007. For its five-day debut, A Good Day to Die Hard will likely make under $40 million, which is slightly disappointing due to the franchise’s strong history and marketing effort. | Full Story
However, while both opened to good numbers, they weren’t great, both films fell short of their initial estimated number in sales. Both Safe Haven, the romantic film based on the popular Nicholas Sparks novel and the guys guy movie, A Good Day to Die Hard, opened around the same amount at a little over $7 million. | Full Story
Twentieth Century Fox Film has released two new TV spots for A Good Day to Die Hard, and if you like the sounds of explosions, collisions, gunfire, and breaking glass, this should be music to your ears.
The dialogue is stripped down more than usual in the first TV spot, even though hearing Bruce Willis say “Yippie Ki-Yay!” was unforgettable. The second commercial has a little more vocals, but just like the first TV spot, there is no shortage of action packed scenes. | Full Story
“Yippie ki-yay mother Russia”?
Someone was paid to come up with that.
I suppose this means that John McClane will be going to Russia in his next film. Hey, remember he was just a cop? Someone who probably would not be going to Russia on a mission? When he was a normal human being, and thus his action scenes had some kind of dramatic weight? It might be tough, since it was so long ago that there was a good movie with Die Hard in the title. | Full Story
Yippee-ki-yay, senior citizens!
After fighting off terrorists for the past twenty-five years, John McClane (Bruce Willis) is once again doing what he does best…um, fighting off terrorists. But this time, he’s in Russia! You wouldn’t know it from this teaser trailer, but A Good Day to Die Hard (AKA Die Hard 5) marks the first time “the 007 of Plainfield, New Jersey” has left American soil to save the world. | Full Story
Jai Courtney has been selected to play Jack McClane, the son of John McClane (Bruce Willis’ Character), in the fifth Die Hard film, A Good Day to Die Hard.
A Good Day to Die Hard takes place in Moscow, where John McClane is reunited with his estranged son Jack. According to a press release by Fox, “Jack may even be more of a hardass than his father. Despite their differences, they must work together to keep each other alive – and the world safe for democracy.”
Courtney is known for playing Varro in the Spartacus: Blood And Sand series. | Full Story