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Watch A Good Day to Die Hard Online Free (Die Hard 5). Watch Full Movie Online For Free. A Good Day to Die Hard 5 is a 2013 American action film directed by John Moore and written by Skip Woods. It is the fifth installment in the Die Hard film series. Bruce Willis reprises the lead role of John McClane, who travels to Russia to help his estranged son, Jack (Jai Courtney), out of prison, but is soon caught in the crossfire of a terrorist plot.
I was so looking forward to watch A Good Day to Die Hard 5 online free ever since I heard the press release that it was being made. I liked some of the action scenes and I am a huge Bruce Willis fan…. and that’s about it.
Where to begin? Well, for starters, the story is rather bland. For A Good Day to Die Hard movie (Die Hard 5 movie), I would rather see the terrorists planning some kind of heist. It makes the story a little bit more interesting. Instead, they are after some file that we don’t even know what it is until the third act (apparently its on the bad guy of the film). It reminded me of Home Alone 3 when the bad guys were looking for a computer chip in a toy car. Not only that, but it just looks like they were making it up as they were going along.
The villains were also forgettable. These are the worst villains in the franchise. At least in the previous Die Hard films, they were somewhat dangerous. Hans Gruber was terrifying and made his mark when he shot Tokagi, and that bad guy from the second one crashed planes full of innocent people, and Simon seemingly planted a bomb in a school, and the villain in the fourth film pretty much took control of the world! So what made these villains stand out? Ummmm…. well…. they beat the crap of the McClanes. That’s all I can really say. I guess having nukes is bad. Really, they just sucked.
Now this one pains me the worst: John McClane. I know he’s this wisecracking hero but he comes off as annoying. For the first half of the movie he just sounded like a spoiled child. He also was the blame why the whole mess happened in the first place. Stopping his son from getting away from the terrorists and then whining the whole way through didn’t help much either. To top it off, he really just felt like he was more in the background. I know they wanted to have this father/son story akin to Indiana Jones but like Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, it just cheapens out lead character who we’ve been following for four films now.
Today I watch A Good Day to Die Hard (Die Hard 5) and I really hope they make a Die Hard 6 and give John McClane the film that he deserves. Knowing Hollywood, John will probably be at home barking orders while his kids go out and does all the work. Seriously, I hope the sixth Die Hard is the bow out of the franchise that we need, otherwise I would feel pretty bad for John McClane.
The actions scenes weren’t bad, though.
In A Good Day to Die Hard online (Die Hard 5 online), the iconic trigger-happy detective, John McClane (Bruce Willis), wonders wearily about being in in the wrong places at the wrong time. Although he seemed unaware of the answer, I think the most obvious has to do with the refusal of Hollywood executives to retire our battle-scarred hero, thus dragging him through yet another gun-blazing extravaganza which promises millions in box office takings.
Either that, or McClane is simply hard to die. Life for him must indeed be a series of violent chronicles in urban war zones.
So back for the fifth installment in the Die Hard films (meaning A Good Day to Die Hard or Die Hard 5 movie), McClane is, this time, taken out of the US and flown into the heart of Russia, of all places. You know the trope concerning this type of situation; when the American meets the Russian, the former is the hero and the latter as the East European madman who’s usually very well-armed to the teeth.
The story concerns about the arrest of John’s estranged son, John “Jack” McClane Jr (Jai Courtney), whom, unbeknown to McClane Senior, is a CIA operative entangled in an assassination plot, further complicated with a political conspiracy involving nuclear arms and some devious Russians. John tries to reconnect with Jack in a frantic marathon of firefights and explosions, the outcome, predictably, leaves more than a dozen body bags in its wake.
However, the chemistry between Willis and Courtney is as good as the short-lived magnificence of bright orange fireballs, a point of redundancy for the the father-son relationship in AGDTD .
Both are hot-headed in their own ways but after a fierce exchange of sarcasm and scorn, there’s nothing much about the relationship which remains engaging. The poignancy is largely absent even with John’s occasional (and sometimes unnecessary) heart-to-heart talk with his son, though the pair does work out some laughs through the usual McClane wisecracking. It wasn’t like the interesting partnerships fans had seen in previous Die Hards, notably, between Willis and Samuel L. Jackson’s Zeus Carver in Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995), and even between Willis and Justin Long’s hacker kid character in Live Free Or Die Hard (2007).
What father and son does bring into the film is widespread destruction in a megaton load and you get what you want for your typical dose of gun porn. The initial action sequences reverberate with raw energy and high-octane kinetics, particularly a rip-roaring car-chase scene which makes all the car-chase scenes in the Jason Bourne movies look like ballroom dancing. But the best actions are already completed in the first act of AGDTD. The rest are what you expected from a typical gun porn; bullet dodging, ammunition popping and yeah….. explosions, even with director John Moore’s gratuitous efforts to amp up various level and degree of damage.
If the actions had gotten kind of routine and dry towards the finale, the story development did not help much. Yes, Die Hard movies had always thrived on formulaic plots, yet, there at least exist a distinct semblance between all the films. Not this one. In a critical perceptive, it could be seen as a trash 90′s action flick being polished up with the today’s CGI technology. The only brief respite AGDTD has from mediocrity is a surprising plot twist which leaves a rather benign impression on the overall story.
Characters, on the villainy side, are at best forgettable. Yuliya Snigir suits up as the sexy Irina, the series’ third femme fatale, and Radivoje Bukvic as the cocky henchman of a corrupted Russian official. Sebastian Koch plays Komarov, a political prisoner, that Team McClane must protect as he holds the key to a mysterious file.
A Good Day To Die Hard (Die Hard 5) is clearly the least exciting film in the Die Hard franchise and has brought nothing refreshing to the series, other than the actual introduction of McClane Junior. Barely enough a decent action flick, the movie is woefully dependent on the appearance of Bruce Willis, for whom the role of John McClane is sacredly his alone, and the 57-years old has always played it well, since the first film. Jai Courtney did reasonably fine for Jack McClane, though it still lacks a memorable impact.
John Moore should know better. The Irish director belongs to that undying lineage of action filmmakers whose abiding faith in pyrotechnics remains as unquestionable as their arrant neglect for story and character development. It says a lot about the kind of films they will continue to take charge, though that may not always mean bad news for the action genre.
February 22, 2013 Friday at 6:22 pm