Bruce Willis is New York cop John McClane, the unexpected obstacle to an ingenious plot led by criminal mastermind Hans Gruber who takes the Los Angeles high rise Nakatomi Plaza building hostage.
Die Hard 2: Die Harder
On a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, a team of terrorists has sized a major international airport, and now holds thousands of holiday travellers hostage. The terrorists, a renegade band of crack military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer, have come to rescue a drug lord from justice. They've prepared for every contingency, except one: John McClane, an off-duty cop seized by the feeling of deadly dj vu.
Die Hard: With a Vengeance
Things aren't going well for John McClane: his marriage is breaking up, he's been suspended from the force and now the brother of Hans Gruber, the German terrorist he threw off a building a few years back, is threatening to blow up a school if McClane doesn't run around the city solving his demeaning and dangerous puzzles. With the help of Zeus, a Harlem electrician, McClane discovers Gruber's plot to distract the NYPD while he clears the federal bank of billions of dollars of gold.
Die Hard 4.0
When a criminal plot is in place to take down the entire computer and technological structure that supports the economy of the United States (and the world), it's up to a decidedly "old school" hero, police detective John McClane, to take down the conspiracy, aided by a young hacker.