Live Free or Die Hard
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

On the Fourth of July weekend, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme has figured out every modern angle... but he never figured on… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 27, 2007
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2007
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Live Free or Die Hard may be preposterous, but it's an efficient, action-packed summer popcorn flick with thrilling stunts and a commanding performance by Bruce Willis. Fans of the previous Die Hard films will not be disappointed.

Ben Walters
Time Out

Len Wiseman handles many of the set-pieces with flair and tension.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

An enjoyable pop projection of post-9/11 anxiety. That said, it also makes you nostalgic for the days when irresponsible action movies didn't have to deal with it.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It's an over-the-top spectacle of action violence, and I loved it.

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Bob Mondello

It's not remotely plausible, but with Willis' McClane leaping onto the tailfins of passing jet fighters and bringing down helicopters by launching police cars at them, there's enough stuff blowing up that action fans won't mind much.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

What's the fourth "Die Hard" called? I keep forgetting. "Die Hard: With a Pension"? "Die Hardened Arteries"? "Die Laughing"?

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Provided you don't put too much thought into it and just enjoy the ride, you'll have a blast.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

The bad guys' omnipotence at nearly every turn dilutes the film's suspense.

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Jonathan F. Richards

Movie characters like McClane are the Paul Bunyans and John Henrys and Pecos Bills of our age, the stuff of tall tales spun with the technology of an age whose campfires are found in multiplexes with stadium seating.

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Ali Gray

Ultimately, a passable new Die Hard movie is more than anyone of us ever really expected, and that in itself is worth a jolly old Yippee-Ki-Ay.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Erases the 3rd and def a return to the good old days of action movies.
Chris Weber
This was a nice (enough) return to a great series. There's plenty of action and drama, and over-the-top stunts and sequences, Willis still has the gusto he… More
Kevin M. Williams
Bruce Willis plays John McClain again in this solid actioner that fully embraces teenage mentality movie-wise: less dialogue, more action. More fistfights. More… More
Everett Johnson
Up until the most recent movie("Good Day to Die Hard") this was the most over the top installment of the movie. McClane(Bruce Willis) is visiting his… More
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KJ Proulx
Never will an entry top the brilliance of the original "Die Hard" film, but "Live Free or Die Hard" does put itself in the same vein as the… More