What's the Difference between Nothing Lasts Forever the Book and Die Hard the Movie?


Nothing Lasts Forever

Released: 1979
Author: Roderick Thorp

Die Hard

Released: 1988
Director: John McTiernan
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In the Book In the Movie
Joseph Leland
John McClaine
Portrayed by: Bruce Willis
Stephanie Gennaro
Holly Gennaro McClane
Portrayed by: Bonnie Bedelia
Anton "Little Tony" Gruber
Hans Gruber
Portrayed by: Alan Rickman
Sergeant Al Powell
Sergeant Al Powell
Portrayed by: Reginald VelJohnson
Mr. Rivers
Mr. Takagi
Portrayed by: James Shigeta
Die Hard Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Joe suffers many serious injuries and it is unclear if he will survive. McClain is hurt but survives to appear in many more movies.
   When Karl attempts to shoot Leland at the end he gets off a shot and shoots and kills police chief Dwayne T. Robinson. Al Powell then pulls his gun and shoots Karl dead. When Karl pulls his gun he is shot before he gets a single shot off.
   Leland shoots Gruber and he crashes through a window. He grabs Stephanie by the wrist and pulls her out the window with him. McClaine shoots Hans, and as he crashes out the window he grabs Holly's wrist. McClaine is able to unclasp the new rolex Holly is wearing releasing Gruber's grip and causing him to fall to his death. Holly is saved.
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