Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 (1990)

"Another basement, another elevator...how can the same thing happen to the same guy twice?" asks John McClane (Bruce Willis), in what is doubtless the key question of this film. A year after foiling the terrorist takeover of a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 9, 1999
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

If your idea of a good time is watching a lot of stupid, unpleasant people insult and brutalize one another, this is right up your alley.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

This is terrific entertainment.

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JoBlo's Movie Emporium

While this sequel may not rise to the heights of the classic first, it is still a damn fine flick with lots to love.

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Time Out

No one carries a one-liner better than Willis. He's also unusual among Hollywood's Action Men in seeming vulnerable at the same time as being invincible.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

It's rambunctiously entertaining, a loop-de-loopy bumper car ride through a firecracker sky, all bright lights, sonic booms and impossible heroics.

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Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

... Everything a good sequel should be.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Though the follow-up is bigger, it's not really better. The surprise is missing.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A second-rate one-upping.

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Kelly Kessler
Common Sense Media

John McClane spreads vigilante Christmas cheer.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An infuriating and brainless sequel that takes an endless long time for something to finally happen and needs every single character to act as a complete idiot… More
KJ Proulx
Weaker, less interesting, and having a ham-handed script, "Die Hard 2: Die Harder" is everything you would expect from a sequel to an amazing action… More
Everett Johnson
"Die Hard 2" is the first of 4 sequels to the amazing "Die Hard". This is pretty much the first movie, only on a plane. Terrorists have… More
Sophie Burgess
Not such a good follow up, but that's expected with this sort of movie. Lacked rounded characters and was just not as developed as it could have been.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, William Sadler, Dennis Franz, Fred Dalton Thompson, Franco Nero, John Amos, Bill Sadler, Reginald… More
Matt Goodman
Holly McClane: They told me there were terrorists at the airport. John McClane: Yeah, I heard that too. What better way to follow up an action masterpiece… More

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