The people have spoken: Die Hard is NOT a Christmas movie

Do you consider Die Hard a Christmas film?

  • Yes

  • No


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Oct 27, 2017
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#63
1) Die Hard is definitely a xmas movie
2) I'm tired after 30 years of people trying to come off as hip/clever by saying "well you know what the best Christmas movie ever is, right?"

it's a great movie, and I'm pretty sure everyone is unanimous in this.. but I'm also sure that the vast majority of people have other movies they prefer more for the holidays.
 
Oct 26, 2017
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#67
Cinemark seems to think it is. It is one of the movies they play at Christmas time
ABC Family thinks the Harry Potter series are Christmas movies because they play them every year at Christmas time, but outside of a couple scenes that might take place at Christmas or in the snow, they're absolutely not Christmas movies.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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#70
LOL, I can't believe we have this many people on Era actually thinking that we are joking about it being a Christmas movie. Not everything has to have Santa Claus+elves and be targeted to children to be considered to be a Christmas movie.

Like if that's the definition people want to use then you have to take away tons of films that center around Christmas. Home Alone should be considered a comedy film strictly and not be considered a Christmas film by the same logic.
 
Apr 6, 2018
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#71
Die Hard as a Christmas movie has always been the dumbest "bro" thing I've ever heard. Then people try and hype it up as the best Christmas movie when it in no way could best the Santa Clause. The whole thing fails on some levels.
 
Oct 27, 2017
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#74
Die Hard as a Christmas movie has always been the dumbest "bro" thing I've ever heard. Then people try and hype it up as the best Christmas movie when it in no way could best the Santa Clause. The whole thing fails on some levels.
it is both. a Christmas movie and the dumbest bro thing.

to be fair.. I think people claiming Gremlins as the best Christmas movie are silly also. Even though it's an incredible movie also, and in fact a better Christmas movie than Die Hard (and shockingly... possibly more violent...)
 
Oct 27, 2017
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#83
What about it disqualifies it as a X-mas movie? It takes place during X-mas, has the family dynamic, and has a feel good ending. Just because it has violence shouldnt mean it isnt a X-mas movie.
 
Oct 28, 2017
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#90
Of course it is. It's a family tradition of ours to watch it during the holidays, including National Lampoons Christmas Vacation, Trapped in Paradise etc. It just so happens I can watch Die Hard year round.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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#95
It actually has more "Christmas" themes in it than both it's a wonderful life and white Christmas. Which only become Christmas movies in thier last last 25%.

Now, who wants to argue those are not Christmas movies?
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Austria
#98
I feel like the world went from "Oh you think Die Hard is a Christmas movie? That's quirky, never thought of it" to "Shut the fuck up about your stupid fucking christmas movie Brian, jeez every fucking year you are so proud about saying Die fucking Hard is your favorite fucking Christmas movie. Nobody fucking cares anymore. Fuck off This is why your wife left you" in the span of like 5 years