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In this next installment of the Die Hard franchise, Bruce Willis reprises his role as Detective John McClane. This time the veteran police officer is trying to track down a group of computer-hacking terrorists who have taken control of America's basic infrastructure.
Why Is Live Free or Die Hard Rated PG-13?
Live Free or Die Hard is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, language and a brief sexual situation
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This intense action thriller contains very high levels of violence for a US rated PG-13 film. Dozens of primary and secondary characters are killed by gunfire, beatings, vehicle accidents and other means. Often, we see brutal beatings and injuries on screen—like a man’s head smashing through a windshield, a person being slammed against a wall, or someone getting shot with blood effects. Some of these physical confrontations involve women, and one female character is portrayed as being nearly invincible until she meets a violent death at the hands of her male opponent (which involves being strangled with a cable and then dropped down an elevator shaft). Frequent profanities include many moderate and mild expletives along with terms of Christian deity. Sexual content is limited to one scene where a couple is seen kissing in a car and the man places his hand on a woman’s clothed breast (an action to which she objects).
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Live Free or Die Hard comes to DVD in either a single (full screen theatrical cut) or double disc (widescreen, unrated and rated editions). Both versions offer an audio commentary with actor Bruce Willis, director Len Wiseman and editor Nicolas De Toth, the music video Die Hard by Guyz Nite and a behind-the-scenes with the band.
The Live Free or Die Hard Two-Disc Edition also includes Analog Hero in a Digital World (a making-of featurette), a 23 minute long conversation with actors Bruce Willis and Kevin Smith, theatrical trailers and an excerpt from the Fox Movie Channel Presents Fox Legacy. Both DVD choices provide audio tracks in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS 5.1) French (Dolby Digital Surround) and Spanish (Dolby Digital Surround), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Live Free or Die Hard is available in Blu-Ray as well. This format presents the PG-13 rated theatrical version of the film, all of the above mentioned special features, plus D-Box motion sensor capabilities, several high-definition trailers and the high definition BD-Java multi-level strategy game Black Hat Intercept! The disc will be authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression and presented on 50 GB dual-layer disc with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound.