Yippee ki-yay! Die Hard is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018. When it was first released, the studio wasn’t even sure that Bruce Willis could be the centerpiece of a summer blockbuster, as he was mostly known for his comedic role on the series Moonlighting. Instead, Die Hard became an all-time action classic, turned Willis into a movie star, and was a box office success, making over $140 million worldwide on a $28 million budget.
Here’s a look at some of the most incredible facts you might not know about the now-iconic action film: