Die Hard

New this month Stupidity: The cops try to get in the building by cutting some metal part of the door, it might be the lock. All they have to do is break the glass.

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New this month Suggested correction: The police were attempting to enter the building without causing unnecessary damage. They chose to cut the lock on the door rather than spreading broken glass everywhere.

New this month I don't buy it - this is a very dangerous, fast-moving situation. Even in conventional raids police will use a battering ram to knock down the door, or a shotgun on the hinges. They don't sit there for ages with lockpicks.

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Continuity mistake: When the terrorists launch the rocket at the RV, they break the same window of the building twice. (01:11:55)

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John McClane: A hundred million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill one with feet smaller than my sister.

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Trivia: During filming, Alan Rickman was found proficient at mimicking American accents; the scene in which McClane and Hans Gruber meet was then inserted.

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