History Characters / DieHard

3rd May '16 3:46:41 PM eroock
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* ExperiencedProtagonist: John McClane is a seasoned New York cop.
27th Apr '16 2:38:50 PM Boggs
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* AxCrazy: Downplayed, but definitely there. Hans isn't joking around when he makes demands, he '''will''' kill you if you don't do as he asks.
27th Apr '16 7:58:09 AM k410ren
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* WeaponOfChoice: A [=HK94=] with a shortened barrel and converted to full-auto as a stand-in [=MP5A3=].

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* WeaponOfChoice: A Both carry a [=HK94=] with a shortened barrel and converted to full-auto as a stand-in [=MP5A3=].



* GroinAttack: [[spoiler: gets half of a magazine emptied into his groin (the rest went into his chest).]]

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* GiantMook: Lorenzo Caccialanza stands 6'7', the tallest of the terrorists.
* GroinAttack: [[spoiler: gets Gets half of a magazine emptied into his groin (the rest went into his chest).]]


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-->'''Marco''': You are dog now. No more table! Where are you going, PAAAAALL?! Next time you have a chance to kill someone, don't hesitate.


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* EvilRedhead: Alexander has red hair.
* HellBentForLeather: James wears a brown leather jacket.
22nd Apr '16 6:12:19 AM k410ren
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!! Alexander, James and Kristoff
->'''Played By''': Joey Plewa (Alexander), Wilhelm Von Homberg (James), Gerard Bonn (Kristoff)

The other three terrorists in Hans' group.

* {{BFG}}: Alexander wields a [=M60E3=] machine gun and a missile launcher.
* CopKiller: Alexander blows up the cops in the "RV".
* DeathFromAbove: James and Alexander are killed when John drops a packet of C4 down the elevator shaft.
-->'''John''': Geronimo, motherf*****!
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Kristoff balks at blowing up the roof when Hans tells him to, since Karl is still on the roof.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Alexander attacks Sgt. Powell, forcing the officer to call for assistance.
* PistolWhipping: Kristoff is knocked out by John with the butt of an [=MP5=].
* {{Sidekick}}: Kristoff is Theo's assistant.
* TheUnintelligible: James only speaks in German.
19th Apr '16 11:12:26 AM Hawaii_Knut
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* AnnoyingLaugh: Lets out a memorable one when Takagi makes a WWII joke.
16th Apr '16 5:32:26 AM Hawaii_Knut
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* SmugSnake: A sleazy scumbag trying to hit on Holly and is confident that the BigBad can be negotiated with.

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* SmugSnake: A sleazy scumbag trying to hit on Holly and is confident that the BigBad [[BigBad "Euro-trash"]] can be negotiated with.
16th Apr '16 5:32:26 AM Hawaii_Knut
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13th Apr '16 12:13:34 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* HotDad: A lot of women flirt with him, and he's a father of two.
6th Apr '16 6:58:03 PM k410ren
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* SmugSmiler: Is always smiling when he think he's got the upper hand.

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* SmugSmiler: Is always smiling when he think he's got the upper hand. In fact, the last thing he's seen doing is smiling.






* BoomHeadshot: Receives one from Hans when he doesn't give up the codes.
-->'''Hans''': We do it the hard way.



--> ''Big Johnson:'' Swing around again! I'll bag this little bastard.

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--> ''Big Johnson:'' '''Big Johnson:''' Swing around again! I'll bag this little bastard.



* PistolWhipping: After Tony tells John that there are rules for policemen, John starts off their fight by hitting Tony with his pistol, knocking his glasses off.



* TokenMinority: The only black member of Stuart's team, apart from [[spoiler: Grant.]]

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* TokenMinority: The only black member of Stuart's team, apart from [[spoiler: Grant.Grant and his men.]]



-->''John: "Mai? Oh yeah. Little Asian chick, likes to kick people? I don't think she'll be talking to anybody for a really long time. Last time I saw her she was at the bottom of an elevator shaft with an [=SUV=] rammed up her ass."

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-->''John: -->'''John''': "Mai? Oh yeah. Little Asian chick, likes to kick people? I don't think she'll be talking to anybody for a really long time. Last time I saw her she was at the bottom of an elevator shaft with an [=SUV=] rammed up her ass."
30th Mar '16 2:25:14 AM Hawaii_Knut
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%%* EightiesHair

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%%* EightiesHair* EightiesHair: Got a typical 80s perm.



%%* SmugSmiler
%%* SmugSnake

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%%* SmugSmiler
%%* SmugSnake
* SmugSmiler: Is always smiling when he think he's got the upper hand.
* SmugSnake: A sleazy scumbag trying to hit on Holly and is confident that the BigBad can be negotiated with.



%%* HeroicBystander:

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%%* HeroicBystander:* HeroicBystander: He's just a limo driver who's passive most of the film. He takes out Theo when he tries to escape.


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* WrongGenreSavvy: See YouWouldntShootMe. He knows [[ByTheBookCop cops have rules]]. Too bad John is a CowboyCop protagonist. Ok, John doesn't shoot him, but he starts a fight that leads to Tony's death.
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