Let's settle the debate. Die Hard.


#182

Hey sharks. Here’s some chum.

https://stephenfollows.com/using-data-to-determine-if-die-hard-is-a-christmas-movie/


#183

The Google Trends point is pretty conclusive, but would have been even stronger when paired with the trends data for some other movies:

https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=today%205-y&geo=US&q=die%20hard,love%20actually,rambo,total%20recall,commando

It’s pretty clear that Die Hard is much closer to Love Actually than to any 80s/90s action movies.


#184

Alan Rickman has that affect. He’s about equally likable in both movies too.

I miss him.


#185

I guess Costner’s Robin Hood is a Christmas movie too.

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No, don’t look at me! I was never here!


#186

He died before they could carry out that threat.

Death before Christmas is not a Christmas movie unless the goal of every character in the movie is to make it to Christmas and only one handsome guy and one beautiful woman makes it… then it’s a Christmas slasher movie.


#187

Christmas Slay, for instance, per Christmas classic Ernest Saves Christmas.


#188

Second only to Ernest Scared Stupid in the Ernest holiday special canon, of course.


#189

A preposterous claim. Christmas is obviously the better holiday Verniverse film.

Wait. I might be thinking of Ernest Goes To Jail. Prison was scary, so I might have conflated it with Scared Stupid. I don’t think I ever caught Ernest Scared Stupid, come to think of it, but if it’s as good as you say, I’ll have to track it down for an Arbor Day viewing.


#190

Scared Stupid includes one of my favorite all-time Ernest gags/jokes that goes on juuuust long enough in the plot. My dad and I watched it a ton growing up, but it’s probably been close to 20 years since I’ve seen it. i wonder if it’d hold up for me?


#191

I am pretty sure Ernst goes to camp was one of my favorite, but you know i was young and have never seen them sense.

Ugh, closer to 30 for me I am sure, at least high 20s.

These are not movies I would expect to hold up well.


#192

But what about Lethal Weapon?


#193

“Bah humbug … has been revoked!


#194

Are there any good International Workers’ Day movies? Just asking.


#195

If there is such a movie, I should hope The Housemartins would do the soundtrack.

-xtien


#196

If you ignore the M and use JC from “John mcClane” he has the same initials as Jesus Christ

GAME OVER DIE HARD IS AN XMAS MOVIE


#197

Great, now people are going to start calling Die Hard an Easter movie.

-Tom


#198

Resurrect Hard?


#199

Die Briefly


#200

NOW I HAVE A MACHINE GUN. HOP HOP HOP


#201

Oh my God.