The verdict is in: after much deliberation and endless debate, YouGov has revealed that most Brits don’t think Die Hard is a Christmas film.
(I mean, surely that’s obviously right, what kind of fool would call Die Hard a Christmas film… Oh.)
The 1988 movie follows
Yes it takes place at Christmas, and yes there’s a Christmas party, but come on.
YouGov made two polls which would determine British people’s stance on whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie or not.
The first one asked people whether they would “consider a movie that takes place at Christmas time, but is not about Christmas itself, to be a Christmas movie”.
It then gave them three options (‘Yes’, ‘No’ and ‘I don’t know’) to choose between.
Of 457 adults in the UK questioned, 31% said ‘Yes’, 50% said ‘No’ and 19% said ‘I don’t know’.
YouGov then did a new survey explicitly about Die Hard, backing this up with almost identical results.
Asked whether “they think Die Hard is a Christmas movie”, half of Brits (52%) said ‘No’ and only 30% said they believe it is. The remaining 18% apparently don’t know one way or the other.
In the spirit of Christmas (movies), Digital Spy has put together a poll to decide which is the best ever. Just maybe ignore options 10 and 11.
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