Yippee ki-yay, Die Hard With A Vengeance was released 20 years ago, on May 19, 1995. The best Die Hard sequel — and maybe the best Die Hard? — brought Detective John McClane to New York for the first time, added a sidekick in the form of Samuel L. Jackson’s Zeus and made audiences really think about math.
At a key point in the film, McClane and Zeus are given a five-gallon jug and a three-gallon jug and asked to fill one with exactly four gallons of water to prevent a bomb from going off. So how do they solve the problem? Simple:
Happy anniversary, Die Hard!