A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) vs. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Whatâ€™s better than an adventure movie featuring a rugged, two-fisted hero? An adventure movie featuring a father and son team of rugged, two-fisted heroes, of course. Todayâ€™s competitors are a pair of sequels, each of which brings either a progenitor or an offspring into the proceedings. In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade â€“ the third Indy movie and last one before that set of filmsâ€™ loooong hiatus and better-forgotten, 2008 finale â€“ everybodyâ€™s favorite archeologist is joined by his grumpy dad Dr. Henry Jones Sr., played by Sean Connery (you did know that Indyâ€™s real name is Henry, right?).
Itâ€™s a Russian family reunion in A Good Day to Die Hard, with the apparently immortal John McClane (Bruce Willis, if youâ€™ve been living in a cave until now) journeying to Moscow to connect with son Jack (Jai Courtney), a visit which immediately triggers nearly two hours of Die Hardish firefights, chases and explosions. […]