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Hans Gruber offers another revealing case in point.
At Holly's Christmas party, a group of German terrorists, led by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), enter the building and take everyone hostage hoping to steal the millions in negotiable bearer bonds that are in the safe.
Following Darth Vader in the Top 10 sector of the Villains list is Anthony Hopkins' Hannibal Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs," Anthony Perkins' Norman Bates in "Psycho," Alan Rickman's Hans Gruber in "Die Hard," Dennis Hopper's Frank Booth in "Blue Velvet," Robert Mitchum's Rev.
To be in with the chance of winning, simple answer the following question: Who played German terrorist Hans Gruber in the very first Die Hard film?
It has been an incredible 25 years since John McClane (Bruce Willis) first stormed the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles to rescue his wife from German terrorist Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) in the original Die Hard.
I only just remembered yer man Hans Gruber tried to get a few boys from here freed from jail here as part of his demands before blasting a few more hostages.
When McClane throws villain Hans Gruber off the tower, the shock on Alan Rickman's face is real.
This time, NYPD cop John McClane is contacted by the aggrieved brother of the original film's Hans Gruber - who informs him he must tackle a number of tricky challenges if he's to prevent several bombs going off.
Brawny NY cop Bruce Willis as John McClane singlehandedly takes on German kidnappers, led by the superb Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber, in an LA skyscraper called Nakatomi Tower
Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman's) plunge from a 30-storey building comes fourth in Die Hard (1988),followed by the fatal scene in Bonnie And Clyde (1967).
Q: Alan Rickman starred as Hans Gruber in which of the previous Die Hards
Alan Rickman - The theatre and film actor, born to Irish and Welsh parents, became famous for his role as Hans Gruber in the Die Hard series.
Willis is on top form as New York cop John McClane, who plays cat and mouse with Hans Gruber (Rickman) and his cohorts at the Nakatomi HQ.
Alan Rickman is cut out of cold steel in his now famous turn as the wicked Hans Gruber, and Willis got at least three dimensions out of this character McClane seems not just like a real guy but also a nice guy - before he painted himself into the hardman corner for the next ten years.