Die Hard

Die Hard poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $81,350,242Details
International Box Office $57,759,104
Worldwide Box Office $139,109,346
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Certified Fresh
Audience
94% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 15th, 1988 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
February 13th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom
Video Release: October 7th, 1992 by Fox Home Entertainment
Franchise: Die Hard
Keywords: Terrorism, Hostage
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Silver Pictures

Cast

   Detective John McClane
Robert Davi    Big Johnson
Lorenzo Caccialanza    Marco
Joey Plewa    Alexander
Clarence Gilyard Jr.    Theo
Andreas Wisniewski    Tony
Bruno Doyon    Franco
Alexander Godunov    Karl
Alan Rickman    Hans Gruber
James Shigeta    Takagi
Hart Bochner    Ellis
William Atherton    Richard Thornburg
De'voreaux White    Argyle
Paul Gleason    Dwayne T. Robinson
Reginald VelJohnson    Sergeant Al Powell
Bonnie Bedelia    Holly Gennero McClane

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Michael Kamen
Director   

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1988/07/22 3 $7,105,514   1,276 $5,569   $10,147,587 10
1988/07/29 4 $6,107,608 -14% 1,324 $4,613   $21,049,817 17
1988/08/05 3 $5,738,404 -6% 1,338 $4,289   $29,417,206 24
1988/08/12 3 $5,742,848 n/c 1,713 $3,353   $38,415,083 31
1988/08/19 3 $4,523,326 -21% 1,629 $2,777   $46,026,261 38
1988/08/26 4 $3,668,253 -19% 1,432 $2,562   $52,000,170 45
1988/09/02 4 $4,766,648 +30% 1,461 $3,263   $58,456,957 52
1988/09/09 4 $2,608,219 -45% 1,422 $1,834   $61,916,243 59
1988/09/16 2 $2,544,486 -2% 1,371 $1,856   $65,388,311 66
1988/09/23 3 $2,132,131 -16% 1,282 $1,663   $68,217,305 73
1988/09/30 5 $2,015,246 -5% 1,213 $1,661   $70,751,623 80
1988/10/07 6 $1,513,576 -25% 1,050 $1,442   $72,770,440 87
1988/10/14 7 $1,062,121 -30% 968 $1,097   $74,138,586 94
1989/01/27 34 $77,789   113 $688   $80,639,179 199

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