John McClane, a street tough New York cop (Bruce Willis) flies to LA to spend Christmas with his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia). But the reunion gets interrupted by a group of terrorists, led by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), that captures the entire office building to break into it’s vault of millions and McClane is now the only one that can save his wife and hostages.
In the trailer for Die Hard, wise cracking, New York cop John McClane kicks, punches and shoots through any terrorist that gets in the way of him saving his estranged wife from the brilliant Hans Gruber. It’s just too bad he forgot to put his shoes on first!
Whether it’s a dump truck full of bearer bonds or a trio of casinos, the best heist flicks always take a “go big or go home” approach. With that in mind, let’s review some of the biggest movie heists of all time.