Bruce Willis has dropped a Nakatomi Plaza-sized bombshell about the eternal Die Hard debate 3 years ago

Bruce Willis has dropped a Nakatomi Plaza-sized bombshell about the eternal Die Hard debate

We're more shook than Hans Gruber falling from that window.

If you're stripping back the greatest action film of all time to a few simplistic moments, it's possible to read Die Hard as a matter of choice.

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For example, Harry Ellis isn't a coke-addicted weasel that was incredibly creepy around Holly McClane. To some people, he genuinely was "Hans, *bubby*, I'm your white knight" that was a bit misunderstood.

Also, you could argue that Takagi risked the safety of his employees by not giving Hans the code to the vault immediately - then again, Mr Gruber probably would have killed him anyway.

See, Die Hard is far more complex than the simplistic tale of a man trying to reconcile with his wife while trying to find a decent pair of shoes from a bunch of terrorists "with feet smaller than my sister."

Oh yeah, it also helps that McClane's trail of destruction is so bad that the entire building is "gonna need a paint job and a shit load of screen doors."

Given the fact that we absolutely adore  John McTiernan's classic here in JOE Towers - this quizzes on Die Hard trivia and quotes should do the trick - but there's one topic that has eternally divided fans. 

Is Die Hard a Christmas film?

FYI, we're 101% certain that it is - we even wrote an article explaining our reasons here - but Bruce Willis is after sticking shards of broken glass into our heart.

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During the soon to be aired The Comedy Central Roast Of Bruce Willis, John McClane himself closed the evening by saying "Die Hard is not a Christmas movie!"

We're refusing to believe him. It must have been tongue in cheek because John does have a sense of humour. After all, he did say to Holly : "Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs..."