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10 Reasons Why John McClane Is The Ultimate Badass

When it comes to kicking ass and taking names, John McClane’s got it down to a science. Take a look at a few reasons why John deserves a spot in the badass hall of fame, and for more badassery, check out A Good Day To Die Hard, which hits theaters on February 14th.

1. He has the best catch phrases

2. He doesn’t need any f*cking shoes

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Couldn’t he have taken the shoes off of all the guys he killed?

3. He fought a guy on the wing of a plane and then later blew up the plane as it was taking off WITH NOTHING BUT A LIGHTER

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4. What you call broken glass, John McClane calls carpet

5. He’s not afraid to face his fears

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6. He works on Christmas and doesn’t complain about it. That much.

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7. He’s the life of your office party

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8. He managed to travel 90 city blocks in 30 minutes with no subway

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9. He’s not a highly trained military battle god - he’s just a pretty good cop with a Marine background

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10. And going bald has only made him deadlier

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Don’t we all wish we could be THIS badass?

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