Jan De Bont (1994)

15 Certificate
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Our Score
This pure adrenaline-pumping entertainment of the highest order sees action man Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock trapped on a crowded LA bus that crazed extortionist Dennis Hopper has primed to explode if its speed falls below 50mph. Slipping smoothly into top gear from the nail-biting scene-setting opening, director Jan De Bont's "Die Hard on the Buses" moves into the fast lane with a nonstop barrage of brilliantly filmed action, nerve-jangling thrills and death-defying stunts. Completely outrageous, over-the-top and as exciting as can be, this wild ride will make you wish your sofa came equipped with seat belts.


An LAPD cop discovers a psychopathic criminal has planted a bomb on a crowded bus, primed to go off if the vehicle drops below 50mph. He boards the vehicle and helps the hapless passenger who has been forced to take the wheel to keep a constant speed to avoid a disaster. Action thriller, starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dennis Hopper and Jeff Daniels.

Cast & Crew

Jack Traven Keanu Reeves
Howard Payne Dennis Hopper
Annie Sandra Bullock
Captain McMahon Joe Morton
Harry Jeff Daniels
Stephens Alan Ruck
Jaguar owner Glenn Plummer
Norwood Richard Lineback
Helen Beth Grant
Sam Hawthorne James
Ortiz Carlos Carrasco
Terry David Kriegel
Director Jan De Bont
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Violence, swearing.Available on: video, DVD and Blu-ray