Live Free Or Die Hard

Live Free Or Die Hard

Starring Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Directed By Len Wiseman Year 2007

The Story

LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD is the fourth film in the DIE HARD series. When someone hacks into the computers at the FBI’s Cyber Crime Division, the director decides to round up all the hackers who could have done it. One of the cops that gets ask to help is John McClane (Bruce Willis) who is tasked with bringing a hacker named Matt Farrell (Justin Long) to the FBI. However, as soon as he gets there someone starts shooting into Farrell’s apartment. They escape to Washington, D.C. just as the whole system breaks down and chaos ensues. With telecommunications down across the country, it is up to Farrell’s hacking know-how and McClane’s experience to catch the criminals responsible.

Matt’s Character

Matt plays Clay, a computer hacker that helps build code used by the criminals to take down the system. He is in only two short scenes during the opening credits.

Awards

WINS:

2007 California on Location Awards -- Location Professional of the Year for Features

2008 World Stunt Awards -- Best Stunt Coordinator and/or 2nd Unit Director

NOMINATIONS:

2007 National Movie Awards, UK -- Best Action/Adventure Film

2007 National Movie Awards, UK -- Best Performance by a Male: Bruce Willis

2007 Teen Choice Awards -- Choice Movie Breakout Male: Justin Long

2007 Teen Choice Awards -- Choice Summer Movie Drama/Action Adventure

2008 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films -- Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film

2008 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films -- Best Supporting Actor: Justin Long

2008 Golden Trailer Awards -- Best Action

2008 Visual Effects Society Awards -- Outstanding Models or Miniatures in a Film

2008 World Stunt Awards -- Best Fight: Ming Liu & Dane Farwell

2008 World Stunt Awards -- Best High Work: Dane Farwell

2008 World Stunt Awards -- Best Overall Stunt by a Stunt Woman: Ming Liu

2008 World Stunt Awards -- Best Specialty Stunt: Ralf Koch

2008 World Stunt Awards -- Hardest Hit: Adam Hart

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