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“Die Hard” Franchise Wins at the Box Office

Comstock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Bruce Willis' latest Die Hard movie debuted as the weekend's top draw - raking in more than $33 million since its opening Thursday.

In A Good Day to Die Hard, the fifth film in the action series, Bruce Willis reprises his role of tough New York cop John McClane, who teams up with his estranged son to protect a Russian government whistleblower.

Identity Thief surprised the movie industry by stealing second place with $23.4 million besting the debut of the new Nicholas Sparks' romantic drama Safe Haven by $2 million.

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Release Date for Fifth 'Die Hard' Film Announced

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- 20th Century Fox has announced the fifth Die Hard film, A Good Day to Die Hard, will be released on Feb. 14, 2013.

The film will again see Bruce Willis playing the NYPD cop with a habit of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, John McClane.

Just as Live Free or Die Hard featured McClane's daughter Lucy, this one is said to star an as-yet-uncast younger actor playing Willis' son, John Jr., reports.  The character was only glimpsed -- as a child -- in the original Die Hard.

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Bruce Willis Set to Star in 'Die Hard 5'

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Bruce Willis is getting ready to die even harder.

The Hollywood Reporter says the actor is returning to the role of John McClane in the Die Hard action franchise for fifth time in a film directed by John Moore.  Moore’s credits include Behind Enemy Lines, Flight of the Phoenix and a remake of The Omen.

The report says Die Hard 5 will feature McClaine’s son -- as yet unseen in the series, except in a family picture in the first Die Hard -- and is said to be setting up a passing of the baton.

The first Die Hard was released in 1988, followed by Die Hard 2 in 1990.  Die Hard: With a Vengeance hit theaters in 1995, and was followed in 2007 by Live Free or Die Hard.

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