It would seem the act of dying hard brings with it lots of wanton destruction of the four-wheeled kind. According to John Moore, director of A Good Day To Die Hard, starring Bruce Willis, There were 132 (cars) that could never be used again. Another 518 required a lot of work. And damn right there were some good cars there... That's the fun of it."

Please join us in one great big collective sigh. Done? Okay, let's continue.

"With Die Hard it's about how audacious the action is," says Moore. "So you have to drive over a Lamborghini. An actual one. And yes it hurts me. I'm a car fanatic." Yeah. Sounds like it hurt really bad... though not as bad as the final tally after all the carnage had been counted: "Someone showed me the numbers on the car chase and soup to nuts, you put it all together it was like an $11 million sequence."

Interestingly enough, that $11 million tally didn't include a "several" Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUVs. According to Moore, the German automaker provided G wagons at no cost for filming, and, of course, all of them were wrecked. Proof of such can be seen by watching the video, provided by Mercedes itself, below.


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      Iain Fulton
      • 1 Year Ago
      Saw it and i have to say that the sequence was pretty awesome! Always love a good Die Hard movie!
      joshdesmond
      • 1 Year Ago
      Yipee-Kai-Yay Mother#$%&@*
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 1 Year Ago
      Forget the Benz I want that street-clearing armored truck.
      Jonathan Wayne
      • 1 Year Ago
      I loved the movie. It was a Die Hard movie, not high art.
      ty
      • 1 Year Ago
      Isn't this where all these flood cars should be going?
      d66coronet
      • 1 Year Ago
      It would be grate if they used flood cars. Buying them all up and making sure they do not come back up for resale.
      roleku
      • 1 Year Ago
      Most of these cars are given to the studio by the car companies. These are test and pilot cars a maker can not resell and usually crush anyway. Most of the cars in the Transformer movies are from GM and they are all throw away prototypes and test cars.
      shindogdiggity88
      • 1 Year Ago
      11 million dollars?? No wonder our movie tickets cost so much .....
      classof75
      • 1 Year Ago
      great to see all those benz's wrecked.... they just dont hold up and the folks who own them???? wellll all I can say is "LOL" !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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      jabaileydc
      • 1 Year Ago
      I've heard from multiple sources that this movie is terrible!
      Cooper
      • 1 Year Ago
      Just saw this movie...probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen!
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