John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
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Some people run around, shoot stuff, shout at each other, stuff blows up, lots of loud music, there's a highly implausible and interminable car chase, some self-consciously bad Russian guys, Americans are the good ones and save everything, there's an awkward and forced father & son relationship, and all this stuff has been forgotten by every sentient audience member by the time the credits roll.
A charmless and far-fetched mess that brings down the raw, blue collar cop, fish out of the water, ordinary John McClane we all know and love to make him a laughable grandpa superhero with a witless son. John Moore is an absolute disgrace as a filmmaker, I wonder why he keeps getting decent jobs in the medium, his use of slow motion and zooms is irritating.