As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. In Die Hard, Ellis is portrayed by and has no relationship with Holly, despite making clumsy efforts to flirt with her. The book ends with Stephanie falling to her death after Leland shoots Gruber next to a high rise window and he grabs her as he falls through the window. Robinson is killed when he takes a bullet meant for Leland, during Karl's final attempt at revenge. The terrorists plan to steal documents that will publicly expose the Klaxon corporation's dealings with. In Die Hard, he is portrayed by and is not killed, maintaining his 'stuffed suit' demeanor and dislike for McClane throughout.
Rivers - the president of the Klaxon Oil Building, he hosted the Christmas party and arranged the ride in for Leland. How to Vote To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. Near the beginning of the novel, Leland kills his younger brother, Hans, and throughout the remainder of the novel, Karl wants nothing but Leland's blood. In Die Hard, instead of the daughter being held hostage, it is McClane's wife named Holly Gennero and portrayed by. Leland not only believes their claims, but also that his daughter is involved.
Gruber is a ruthless man who will stop at nothing to complete his goal, no matter whom he has to kill. In Die Hard, he is portrayed by , and is first seen killing the guards in the lobby. Some of its memorable scenes, characters, and dialogue are taken directly from the novel. For example, in movie Ken Malory didn't kill Vanessa Williams' character and there wasn't a character named Alfred, he was the first Paige's fiance. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. Other changes included the older hero of the novel becoming younger, his name changed from Joe Leland to John McClane, his daughter becoming his wife, and the American Klaxon Oil Corporation becoming the Japanese Nakatomi Corporation. Find sources: — · · · · September 2014 In 1975, author saw the film , which is about a skyscraper that catches on fire.
The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. In Die Hard, Rivers' name is Joseph Takagi and is portrayed by. But when Sinatra declined the role, it was offered to , and a number of other actors until Bruce Willis signed on for the role. While he is waiting for his daughter's Christmas party to end, a group of —era terrorists take over the skyscraper. Joe had known about Gruber through a counter-terrorism conference he had attended years prior. .
After seeing the film, Thorp fell asleep and had a dream of seeing a man being chased through a skyscraper by men with guns. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or for being critical of a book. Powell tries to talk Leland into keeping calm and not to lose his cool and sees Leland as the true hero that he is. If you've read the novel you can notice many differences. Flagging a list will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review.
The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. I owe so much from this writer and I hope to get into his other works as well. Also, the movie ends instead with Gruber attempting to do the same to Holly only to fail due to McClane's intervention. Gruber grabs Stephanie, however, and both fall to their deaths. Powell ends up saving Leland from Karl and getting him into an ambulance.
On the plane, Leland begins a relationship with a stewardess named Kathy, who he talks to throughout the novel over the phone. Have no idea how to remove it. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Inappropriate The list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. When Leland refuses Ellis's proposal, Gruber kills Ellis, which makes Leland feel responsible for his death. Roderick Thorp decided for the book to be a sequel to The Detective so it could be made into a follow-up film starring as Joe Leland. Gerald Di Pego made too much changes in the plot.
Of course, Sidney Sheldon's novel was much better than movie. Barefoot, Leland slips away and manages to remain undetected in the gigantic office complex. The ending of the novel is also different from the film in that it suggests that Joe could possibly succumb to his wounds and die. Although retired, he still habitually carries his pistol with him everywhere, paranoically carrying it onto planes by using his old badge in fear of a terrorist attack. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards.
I noticed quite a number of books are not by Sidney Sheldon. We take abuse seriously in our book lists. Flora Cash are a Scandi duo that have taken upon themselves to sonically explore the diversity of human relationships. In Die Hard, he is older and is portrayed by. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book.