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Movie Summary
Die Hard
Die Hard 2Die Hard 3
Live Free or Die Hard

A Good Day to Die Hard
GenreAction ThrillerAction ThrillerAction ThrillerActionAction
StudioFoxFoxFoxFoxFox
Release DateJuly 15, 1988July 6, 1990May 19, 1995June 27, 2007February 14, 2013
Domestic Gross$83,008,852$117,540,947$100,012,499$134,529,403$67,349,198
Production Budget$28 million$70 million$90 million$110 million$92 million
Running Time2 hrs. 11 min.2 hrs. 4 min.2 hrs. 11 min.2 hrs. 10 min.1 hr. 37 min.
MPAA RatingRRRPG-13R
MPAA Reasonstrong violence and pervasive strong languageintense sequences of violence and action, language and a brief sexual situationviolence and language.
 

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Domestic SummaryDie HardDie Hard 2Die Hard 3Live Free or Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard
Total Gross$83,008,852$117,540,947$100,012,499$134,529,403$67,349,198
Opening Weekend*$7,105,514$21,744,661$22,162,245$33,369,559$24,834,845
Theaters1,2762,5072,5253,4083,553
Average$5,568$8,673$8,777$9,791$6,990
Opening % of Total8.6%18.5%22.2%24.8%36.9%
Second Weekend Drop-14.0%-33.3%n/a-46.9%-59.1%
Widest Release1,7132,5072,5793,4113,555
Close Daten/an/an/aNovember 8, 2007May 23, 2013
In Releasen/an/an/a135 days / 19 weeks99 days / 14 weeks
*Note: If a movie opened in limited release and later went wide, data from the first wide weekend of release is used.
 
Worldwide SummaryDie HardDie Hard 2Die Hard 3Live Free or Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard
Worldwide Gross$140,767,956$240,031,094$366,101,666$383,531,464$304,654,182
Foreign Gross$57,759,104$122,490,147$266,089,167$249,002,061$237,304,984
Foreign % of Worldwide41.0%51.0%72.7%64.9%77.9%
Domestic Gross$83,008,852$117,540,947$100,012,499$134,529,403$67,349,198
Domestic % of Worldwide59.0%49.0%27.3%35.1%22.1%
 
People SummaryDie HardDie Hard 2Die Hard 3Live Free or Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard
Actor: Bruce Willis#13#7#9#5#16
Actor: Mary Elizabeth Winstead---#1n/a
Composer: Marco Beltrami---#3#10
Composer: Michael Kamen#9#7#8--
Director: John McTiernan#3-#2--
Producer: Lawrence Gordon#5#2---
 
Genres & FranchisesDie HardDie Hard 2Die Hard 3Live Free or Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard
Franchise: Die Hard#4#2#3#1#5
Genre: Christmas - Setting Only#9#7---
Showdown: 'Die Hard' Showdown#4#2#3#1#5
 
Chart RankingsDie HardDie Hard 2Die Hard 3Live Free or Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard
Opening Weekends Under 3,000 Theaters-#186#174--
Opening Weekends Under 3,000 Theaters Adjusted-#87#90--
All Time Domestic#749#448#602#340#994
All Time Worldwide-#458#232#208#324
Non-Friday Opening Weekends---#55#86
Opening Weeks#2039#349#668#281#562
Opening Weekends#2196#674#652#344#547
Independence Day Weekends-#36-#50-
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation)---#343#615
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation)-#263-#730#1218
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide)-#411-#1066#1742
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases#407#1259-#2469#3570
Rated R#188#86#141--
Rated R, Opening Weekends-#163#156-#127
Widest Releases---#345#234
Widest Opening Releases---#322#223
Slowest to $100 million-#150#13#300-
BOM Users' Grades#33#320#279#66-
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted---#72#120
Opening Weeks Adjusted#1588#170#401#352#861
Movies That Never #1 Adjusted#74--#86-
Opening Weekends Adjusted#1798#363#371#396#843
Rated R Adjusted#128#65#93--
Rated R, Opening Weekends Adjusted-#58#63--
 
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