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Die Hard 2 (1990)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $117,323,878Details
International Box Office $122,490,147Details
Worldwide Box Office $239,814,025
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 531 $117,323,878
All Time International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 670 $122,490,147
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 572 $239,814,025
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 100 $117,323,878
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $122,490,147
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 112 $239,814,025

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 3rd, 1990 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
February 13th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom
Video Release: December 16th, 2008 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 124 minutes
Franchise: Die Hard
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Keywords: Terrorism
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Silver Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Fastest to $100m 468 $101,552,366 Aug 3, 1990 33
Fastest to $50m 515 $52,108,319 Jul 6, 1990 9
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 47 $21,744,661 Jul 6, 1990 5
Independence Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 29 $46,220,287 Jul 6, 1990 5
Independence Day (Opening, 3-Day) 29 $21,744,661 Jul 6, 1990 5
Independence Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 23 $46,220,287 Jul 6, 1990 5

Leading Cast

   John McClane

Supporting Cast

Bonnie Bedelia    Holly Gennaro McClane
William Atherton    Richard 'Dick' Thornburg, Reporter WWTW-TV News
Reginald VelJohnson    Sgt. Al Powell
Franco Nero    Gen. Ramon Esperanza
William Sadler    Col. Stuart
John Amos    Maj. Grant
Dennis Franz    Capt. Carmine Lorenzo
Art Evans    Leslie Barnes
Fred Dalton Thompson    Trudeau
Tom Bower    Marvin
Sheila McCarthy    Samantha Copeland
Don Harvey    Garber
Tony Ganios    Baker
Peter Nelson    Thompson
Robert Patrick    O'Reilly (Terrorist)
Michael Cunningham    Sheldon
John Leguizamo    Burke (Terrorist)
Tom Verica    Kahn
John Costelloe    Cochrane
Vondie Curtis-Hall    Miller
Mark Boone Jr.    Shockley
Ken Baldwin    Mulkey
Danny Weselis    Blue Light Team Member
Jeff Langton    Blue Light Team Member
Gregg Kovan    Blue Light Team Member
Danial Donai    Blue Light Team Member
Don Charles McGovern    Blue Light Team Member
Bob "Rocky" Cheli*    Blue Light Team Member
Vincent Mazzella, Jr.    Blue Light Team Member
Dale Jacoby    Blue Light Team Member
Pat O'Neal    Corporal Telford
Jason Ross-Azikiwe    Sergeant
Ben Lemon    Sergeant
Karla Tamburrelli    Stewardess
Anthony Droz    Sergeant
Michael Francis Clarke    Pilot
Steve Pershing    Co-Pilot
Tom Everett    Navigator
Sherry Bilsing    Stewardess
Jeanne Bates    Older Woman
Colm Meaney    Pilot, Windsor Plane
Steffen Gregory Foster    Co-Pilot
James Lancaster    Navigator
Amanda Hillwood    Stewardess
Felicity Waterman    Stewardess
Alan Berger    Passenger
Vance Valencia    Pilot, Foreign Military Plane
Gilbert Garcia    Co-Pilot
Julian Reyes    Young Corporal
Richard Domeier    Cameraman, WNTW
David Katz    Soundman, WNTW
Robert Lipton    Chopper Pilot, WNTW
Robert Steinberg    Victor, WZDC
Paul Abascal    Director, WZDC
John Rubinow    Producer, WZDC
Bob Braun    Newscaster, WZDC
Dominique Jennings    Newscaster, WZDC
Carol Barbee    Newscaster, WZDC
Jerry E. Parrott    Engineer
Martin Lowery    Engineer
Robert Sacchi    Engineer
Dick McGarvin    Engineer
Edward Gero    Engineer
Stafford Morgan    Engineer
Robert J. Bennett    Engineer
Nick Angotti    Engineer
Jim Hudson    Engineer
Tom Finnegan    Engineer
Thomas Tofel    Engineer
Earl Bullock    Engineer
Wynn Irwin    Engineer
Rande Scott    Engineer
Ken Smolka    Engineer
Robert Costanzo    Vito Lorenzo
Lauren Letherer    Ren-a-car Girl
Connie Lillo-Thieman    Information Booth Girl
Ed DeFusco    Morgue Worker
Charles Lanyer    Justice Man
Bill Smillie    Custodian
Dwayne Hargray    Luggage Worker
John Cade    Lobby Cop
Paul Bollen    Airport Cop
Joseph Michael Roth    Airport Cop
David Willis, Sr.    Tow Truck Driver

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Lawrence Gordon    Producer
Joel Silver    Producer
Charles Gordon    Producer
Walter Wager    Story Creator
Doug Richardson    Screenwriter
Steven E. de Souza    Screenwriter
Steve Perry    Co-Producer
Lloyd Levin    Executive Producer
Michael Levy    Executive Producer
Oliver Wood    Director of Photography
John Vallone    Production Designer
Stuart Baird    Editor
Robert Ferretti    Editor
Marilyn Vance-Straker*    Costume Designer
Michael Kamen    Composer
Suzanne Todd    Associate Producer
James Herbert    Line Producer
Terry Miller    Assistant Director
Charles Picerni    Second Unit Director
James Herbert    Production Manager
Christian Wagener    Art Director
Robert Gould    Set Decorator
Frank Holgate    Second Unit Camera
Michael J. McAlister    Visual Effects Supervisor
Barbara Siebert-Bolticoff    Costume Supervisor
Barry Delaney    Costume Supervisor
Tim Cooney    Sound Mixer
Sergio Reyes    Re-recording Mixer
Kevin F. Cleary    Re-recording Mixer
Richard Overton    Re-recording Mixer
Michael Jiron    Re-recording Mixer
Robert G. Henderson    Supervising Sound Editor
Alan Robert Murray    Supervising Sound Editor
Bub Asman    Sound Editor
David M. Horton    Sound Editor
Walter Newman    Sound Editor
Virginia Cook-McGowan    Sound Editor
Jayme S. Parker    Sound Editor
Bruce Lacey    Sound Editor
Christopher Brooks    Music Editor
Scott H. Eddo    Make up
Paul Abascal    Hairstylist
Thomas R. Burman    Special Make-up Effects
Bari Dreiband-Burman    Special Make-up Effects
Roderick Thorp    Character Creator
Jackie Burch    Casting Director
Charles Picerni    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/07/06 1 $21,744,661   2,507 $8,674   $35,556,340 1
1990/07/13 1 $14,512,301 -33% 2,507 $5,789   $66,620,620 2
1990/07/20 2 $10,019,244 -31% 2,325 $4,309   $83,125,198 3
1990/07/27 5 $5,953,068 -41% 2,116 $2,813   $93,679,023 4
1990/08/03 6 $4,816,830 -19% 1,946 $2,475   $101,552,366 5
1990/08/10 9 $3,078,221 -36% 1,691 $1,820   $107,109,666 6
1990/08/17 11 $2,149,899 -30% 1,234 $1,742   $110,857,083 7

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1990/07/03 1 $3,692,833   2,507 $1,473   $3,692,833 0
1990/07/04 1 $5,926,700 +60% 2,507 $2,364   $9,619,533 1
1990/07/05 1 $4,192,146 -29% 2,507 $1,672   $13,811,679 2

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1990/06/29 3 $13,811,679   2,507 $5,509   $13,811,679 1
1990/07/06 1 $32,369,940 +134% 2,507 $12,912   $52,108,319 2
1990/07/13 1 $20,997,635 -35% 2,433 $8,630   $73,105,954 3
1990/07/20 2 $14,620,001 -30% 2,325 $6,288   $87,725,955 4
1990/07/27 5 $9,009,581 -38% 2,116 $4,258   $96,735,536 5
1990/08/03 6 $7,295,909 -19% 1,946 $3,749   $104,031,445 6
1990/08/10 9 $4,675,739 -36% 1,691 $2,765   $108,707,184 7

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records