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16 July 2018, 15:34
The great debate may finally be over...
Bruce Willis has declared that Die Hard is not a Christmas movie during his appearance on The Comedy Central Roast Of Bruce Willis.
Over the past few years, fans have debated over whether the 1988 action classic can truly be considered a Christmas film, due to its setting at Christmas Eve.
While some say its festive setting makes it a Christmas movie, others have said that just because it takes place at Christmas doesn’t automatically qualify it as a Christmas movie.
Willis has had his opinion heard, saying: “Die Hard is not a Christmas movie,” before ending the show with a harmonica solo:
Bruce Willis closes out #BruceWillisRoast with a harmonica solo pic.twitter.com/BrzPQM0dhk— Kirsten Chuba (@KirstenChuba) July 15, 2018
The Comedy Central Roast Of Bruce Willis features the likes of ex-wife Demi Moore, Edward Norton and Joseph Gordon-Levitt poke fun at the actor, and will air next month on Comedy Central.
Last Christmas, a YouGov poll side with Bruce's comments, with most people stating that if a film isn’t explicitly about Christmas, it can’t be a Christmas film.
However, Die Hard writer Steven E de Souza didn't agree, tweeting: “How could it not be a Christmas movie? Plus a woman about to give birth features prominently.”