The Resource Die hard 2 : die harder, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin, (videorecording)

Die hard 2 : die harder, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin, (videorecording)

Label
Die hard 2 : die harder
Title
Die hard 2
Title remainder
die harder
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin
Title variation
  • Die hard two
  • Die harder
Title variation remainder
die harder
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
John McClane is off-duty on Christmas Eve in the nation's capital when a team of terrorists, in town to rescue a drug lord from justice, has taken over a major international airport, holding thousands of travelers hostage. Amidst a blinding blizzard, McClane must race against time to defeat the terrorists and their murderous leader while also contending with an inept airport police chief, the stubborn head of the Army's anti-terrorist squad, and the knowledge that his wife is trapped in a plane desperately low on fuel, circling overhead
Cataloging source
EYB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oliver Wood ; editors, Stuart Baird, Robert A. Ferretti ; music, Michael Kamen ; costume designer, Marilyn Vance-Straker ; production designer, John Vallone ; visual effects, ILM
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround) or dubbed French (Dolby surround) dialogue, English (SDH) or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.T46
LC item number
D54 2007
PerformerNote
Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, Reginald Veljohnson, Franco Nero, William Sadler, John Amos, Dennis Franz
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1936-
  • 1947-
  • 1946-
  • 1952-
  • 1950-
  • 1939-
  • 1924-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Willis, Bruce
  • Harlin, Renny
  • Gordon, Lawrence
  • Silver, Joel
  • Gordon, Charles
  • Bedelia, Bonnie
  • Atherton, William
  • Veljohnson, Reginald
  • Nero, Franco
  • Sadler, William
  • Amos, John
  • Franz, Dennis
  • Wager, Walter
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Gordon Company
  • Silver Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McClane, John (Fictitious character)
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorists
  • Hostages
  • Detective and mystery plays
  • Heroes
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Die hard 2 : die harder, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel 58 minutes by Walter Wager
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: Commentary by director Renny Harlin
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
[Disc 1]: Die hard / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a John McTiernan film ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan (132 min.) -- [Disc 2]: Die hard 2 / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin (124 min.) -- [Disc 3]: Die hard with a vengeance / Twentieth Century Fox presents in association with Cinergi an Andrew G. Vajna production ; a John McTiernan film ; written by Jonathan Hensleigh ; produced by Michael Tadross ; produced and directed by John McTiernan (131 min.) -- [Disc 4]: Bonus disc: Yippee ki yay
Control code
ocn145585957
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 DIE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD079, #2, 5@9.99, LAP/CD]
Other control number
024543440895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2283768
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)145585957
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby Digital surround, dual layer, NTSC, THX digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Die hard 2 : die harder, Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel 58 minutes by Walter Wager
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: Commentary by director Renny Harlin
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
[Disc 1]: Die hard / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a John McTiernan film ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. De Souza ; produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver ; directed by John McTiernan (132 min.) -- [Disc 2]: Die hard 2 / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Gordon Company/Silver Pictures production ; a Renny Harlin film ; screenplay by Steven E. De Souza and Doug Richardson ; produced by Lawrence Gordon, Joel Silver and Charles Gordon ; directed by Renny Harlin (124 min.) -- [Disc 3]: Die hard with a vengeance / Twentieth Century Fox presents in association with Cinergi an Andrew G. Vajna production ; a John McTiernan film ; written by Jonathan Hensleigh ; produced by Michael Tadross ; produced and directed by John McTiernan (131 min.) -- [Disc 4]: Bonus disc: Yippee ki yay
Control code
ocn145585957
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 DIE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD079, #2, 5@9.99, LAP/CD]
Other control number
024543440895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2283768
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)145585957
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby Digital surround, dual layer, NTSC, THX digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD

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