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Last Scene Of 'Die Hard' Made Better Thanks To On-Set Prank

Well, it looks like we're going to talk about the Christmas movie that is Die Hard today. And how fitting, considering it's almost Christmas.

Unless you're one of those people who don't count Die Hard as a Christmas movie, then I guess you're allowed to read this any other time of year.

Today we're going to talk about 'Die Hard' folks.

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The action-packed film that has made its way not only into our hearts but into our Christmas traditions.

It did so with some great action, some thrills and of course, great characters.

Men like John McClane and of course...

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The big, bad guy himself: Alan Rickman's Hans Gruber.

Speaking of Alan Rickman, did you know they kind of played a prank on the poor British actor while they were filming the movie?

It all came during the final scene, where Hans is hanging off the Nakatomi Tower.

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As they were filming, right when they were about to drop Rickman, they told him they'd give him to the count of three... except they only counted to 2.

So that reaction he has of falling? Totally real!

Here's the clip:

Just in case Die Hard wasn't fresh in your mind, you can see Alan Rickman react to his surprise fall all over again.

I know, I know. I spoil you guys.