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  • Released in United States July 15, 1988
  • Released in United States November 27, 1988
  • Released in United States on Video January 26, 1989
  • Released in United States September 1988
  • Released in United States Summer July 13, 1988
  • Re-released in United States on Video May 14, 1996
  • Wide Release in United States July 20, 1988
  • Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 1988.
  • Shown at London Film Festival November 27, 1988.
  • based on the novel "Nothing Lasts Forever" written by Roderick Thorp and published by Norton in 1979.
  • Released in United States on Video January 26, 1989
  • Released in United States Summer July 13, 1988
  • Released in United States July 15, 1988 (New York City)
  • Wide Release in United States July 20, 1988
  • Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 1988.)
  • Released in United States November 27, 1988 (Shown at London Film Festival November 27, 1988.)
  • Some additional photography took place spring 1995, after the wrap of principal photography.
  • Based upon the article "A Farewell to Arms" by John Carlin with original characters by Roderick Thorp.
  • Fourth sequel to "Die Hard" (USA/1988) starring Bruce Willis.
  • Began shooting July 30, 1994.
  • Began shooting November 2, 1987.
  • Began shooting November 28, 1989.
  • Completed shooting April 6, 1990.
  • Completed shooting December 21, 1994.
  • Sequel to "Die Hard" (USA/1988), directed by John McTiernan, and "Die Hard 2: Die Harder" (USA/1990), directed by Renny Harlin. Both films starred Bruce Willis as Detective John McClane.
  • Noam Murro was previously attached to direct.
  • Formerly distributed by CBS/Fox Video.
  • Doug Richardson rewrote a script by Mark Bomback, who redrafted a pre-existing Fox script called "WW3.com" by David Marconi.
  • Jonathan Hensleigh's script "Simon Says," which is now the basis for this sequel, was previously in development for Robert Lawrence. The film was originally based on James Haggin's script, "Troubleshooter," which was in development at Largo Entertainment.
  • Re-released in United States on Video May 14, 1996