WATCH: The McClane Family Don't Need No Stinkin' Hugs In 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Trailer

A Good Day to Die Hard Trailer

Maybe it's my hairline, but I've always been partial to John McClane's brand of  bald (and smirky) heroism.  So, it's good to see my favorite hairless hard-ass Bruce Willis shooting up Russia with his cinematic son Jai Courtney (Spartacus) in the latest trailer for A Good Day to Die Hard.  I'm not sure how I feel about Courtney  as a potential heir to the McClane Yippie Ki Yay legacy. (For one thing, the kid has got way too much hair.) Then again, I'm not going to lose a lot of sleep over this because a Die Hard movie without Willis is  not a movie I want to see. 

No pressure, John McClane Jr., though I give Courtney  props for his delivery of the punch line to this mayhem-heavy trailer set to Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."  (I'm not going to spoil the fun. Check it out below.)  A Good Day To Die Hard finds Willis' unflappable former NYC policeman fighting terrorists with his estranged son in Russia. John Moore  (Behind Enemy Lines and Max Payne) directed the script by Skip Woods (Hitman).  The film opens on Valentine's Day 2013, which is pretty savvy logic on distributor 20th Century Fox's part:  A Good Day to Die Hard sounds like it could work as both a cuddly date movie and entertainment for single guys who want  a whole bunch of explosions and one-liners to help them forget that they're incredibly alone in this world.

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