A Good Day to Die Hard: The IMAX Experience Synopsis
John McClane (Bruce Willis) and his estranged son must protect a Russian whistleblower.

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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Far more than most action stars getting on in years, Bruce Willis has aged nicely into the role. Maybe it’s that shaved pate of his, a...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
For all its mayhem, for all the smashing windows and kabooming fireballs, the grenade launchers and giant helicopters, A Good Day to Die...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In the way of workaday flicks built around long-in-the-tooth badasses, Die Hard 5 leaves room for McClane to make a few jokes about his...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
There are two problems with A Good Day to Die Hard: It’s terribly filmed and nothing in it makes any sense.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The best thing about A Good Day to Die Hard is its title.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Unfortunately, John Moore has directed these sequences in a way that makes the incidents look so far-fetched and essentially unsurvivable...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It has a weak story that provides no tension, feeling or interest. Its opening action sequence is just a long, drawn-out dud, filmed by...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Ah jeez. I actually wanted this one to be good. Or at least decent. Or at least a reminder of what got us all fired up about the first Die...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Ultimately, even more than 2007’s “Live Free or Die Hard,” “Good Day” never lets McClane be McClane. Gone is his taunting snark and...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
For anyone who remembers the "Die Hard" adventures at their vital and exciting best, this film feels like a near-death experience.
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Don't Sleep

By mrdorsey21
If you are a Die Hard franchise fan then this is a must see. Didn't waste time with a lot of back story; straight to the action and straight to classic John McClane. My one big stickler for the...

I'm on Vacation!

By MedRed
Better than expected! This movies serves up the action in a big way! If you need a dose of testosterone, then look no further. A Good Day to Die Hard, has a shallow plot, but makes the best of it...

Great Balls of Fire!

By Kindlers
I liked the movie, didn't care for the subtitles throughout. Non-stop action from the beginning to the end but the story line was not as interesting as the previous Die Hard movies. I am a Bruce...

Bad Day to Die Hard

By jpike18
As a huge fan of the first four installments in the Die Hard series, I am sorry to say that the fifth movie just does not cut it. It has some incredible action sequences to be sure, but the plot is...

A Good Day To Die Hard

By Triplem555
Sorry, the movie sucked. Paid $26 bucks to take me & my girlfriend on ValentinesDay. I am the biggest Die Hard fan, but this was just Bruce collecting a pay check. Don't have the time to go into...

I really enjoyed this movie.

By pramonfigueroa
I wish my Dad was here to see this movie this is definitely a Dad and Son movie. Bruce Willis rocks in this movie. The action scenes in this movie were awesome....

Great Fun! Embrace the Chaos!!!!!

By piersy99
What do the critics expect from the 5th installment of a 30yr old action franchise?!? Tom Hooper directing? Frank Darabont writing? Meryl Streep as the eye candy!?! Please. This film is great...

An improvement over the last.. but still not traditional Die Hard.

By Bobby_T
It didn't have the annoying kid from the Apple commercials and it wasn't about Cyber Terrorists. So needless to say this was a mass improvement and step in the right direction for the Die Hard...

A Good Night Out for Father and Son

By BillTustin
I was not aware of the Dad & Lad theme when I invited my 30 y/o son out for a burger, then a movie. John looks pretty good for an old guy. He's not quite as witty as we remember in LA, DC, or NY but...

John MClane rides again

By Carrolla
I fell in love with Die Hard immediately after seeing the 1st one. I was hooked on Die Hard and Bruce Willis. I have enjoyed them all BUT that said I will be objective here. This was not the...

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Rated R | For Language and Violence
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Fifth in violent action series is also least entertaining.
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