As I always tell people, Die Hard I is my all time favorite Christmas movie
The first is the definition of awesome - 10/10
The second is really overshadowed by the other three, but is a good movie, 7.8/10
The third in my opinion had just as good a story, just as good a performance from Willis, and larger scale, a more epic enemy, and throw on top an excellent performance from Samuel L who meshed perfectly with Bruce. The ONLY reason I don't think it's better then the first is that I thought the ending seemed completely lacking. Die Hard I was seamless from begining to end. Die Hard III was perfect from begining UNTIL the end - 9.7
I have a hard time comparing Die Hard IV with the other three. It just seems like a completely different type of story to me then the others. Willis is usually a completely different type of actor now then he was during the 90's *COUGHwhen he had hairCOUGH*, but I think he did a pretty good job of finding his old John McClain character again. And my above comment isn't a dig on the fact that they decided not to give Willis the 'John McClain hair' implants; just as Willis decided to do with himself, shaved is a perfectly normal character developement. It always bugs me about many sequels that take place years later that they try to make the character look EXACTLY the same as they did years before - give your character a life for God's sake...
Anyway, it was a very good movie. There were parts that I found unbelieveable, but the acting all-round was solid, and the storyline was really good. And of course extra-credit points for having Boba Fett make an appearance - 8.5/10
Yippy Ki Yay
"You set a code to live by. I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted...I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other men, and I require the same from them."