Another awesome Panna film, but for a different reason. Less emphasis on crazy falls, and more on fight choreography. Panna did some closer shots with this one too, rather than only using wide ones like in GML and Plook1. Acrobatic/stunty/fighting leads are well worth their long action intros. (Eric Jacobus)
John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage.
Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child.