Die Hard (1988) Film Locations

nakatomi plaza

Bruce Willis’ 1998 Christmas classic Die Hard was shot on location in Los Angeles, California.

With the building only being built a year prior to the film being released, it has since become known as the “Nakatomi Plaza” by Die Hard fans ever since.


Fox Plaza – 2121 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA (Nakatomi Tower) (Built in 1987 by architects Johnson, Fain and William Leonard Pereira – More Info)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.055282, -118.412845

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Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, USA (Near Beginning Scene) (Built in 1928 by Los Angeles City CouncilMore Info)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 33.942052, -118.408810

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Official Trailer


Release: 20/07/1988

Director: John McTiernan

Run Time: 127m

Age Viewing: 15

Gross: $83,008,852

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