No hack yippee-ki-yay jokes here. Just pure, unadulterated action, Bruce Willis' undeniable charm and some expertly placed Beethoven. It's time for the incredibly effective first teaser trailer for "A Good Day To Die Hard."

The fifth "Die Hard" film comes along with diminished expectations. "Live Free or Die Hard," the fourth entry in the popular franchise, was underwhelming to both fans and critics despite earning $383 million worldwide (including an astonishing $250 million overseas, which might explain why No. 5 is set in Russia). Five years later, however, and armed with a new director (John Moore replacing Len Wiseman), "A Good Day to Die Hard" seems to remember that the "Die Hard" films and John McClane are supposed to be fun. Sample dialogue, spoken by Willis: "The double-o-seven of Plainfield, New Jersey."

Willis told HuffPost Entertainment that "Die Hard 5" was a risky proposition, but one worth taking. "It's a personal challenge. Because there are gaps of time between each movie. It's a kind of ageist tryptic: Now I'm this age, and trying to [make] an action movie with the "Die Hard" theme. How fast can I run? How well can I fight? So that's a challenge and, you know, it's a fun thing to do. If you look at all of them from the first film to the one we just did, there's a story. And you see me age over these films. That has its own interest to me."

Directed by Moore (best known for the bombastic "Behind Enemy Lines") and starring Willis, Jai Courtney, Cole Hauser and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, "A Good Day To Die Hard" is out on Feb. 14, 2013. Happy Valentine's Day and all.

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  • "Passenger 57" (1992)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "An airline security expert (Wesley Snipes) must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on a passenger jet. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "Always bet on black."

  • "Under Siege" (1992)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "A former SEAL, now cook, is the only person who can stop a gang of terrorists when they seize control of a US Navy battleship." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on a battleship. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "I'm just a cook."

  • "Speed" (1994)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "A young cop must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on a bus. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "Pop quiz, hotshot. There's a bomb on a bus."

  • "Sudden Death" (1995)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "A disgraced former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" at a hockey game. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "I'm having a very bad day."

  • "Under Siege 2: Dark Territory" (1995)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on a train. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "Nobody beats me in the kitchen."

  • "Executive Decision" (1996)

    <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a>: "When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on a plane. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "I hope there's a good movie on this flight."

  • "Daylight" (1996)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" in a tunnel. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "You know what, I don't know. I don't know anything."

  • "Air Force One" (1997)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he (an ex-soldier) works from hiding to defeat them." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on Air Force One. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "Get off my plane!"

  • "Speed 2: Cruise Control" (1997)

    <strong><a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a></strong>: "A computer hacker breaks into the computer system of the Seabourn Legend cruise liner and sets it speeding on a collision course into a gigantic oil tanker." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" on a cruise ship. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "With all due respect miss, this is not your car, this is a cruise liner!"

  • "Turbulence" (1997)

    <a href="" target="_hplink">IMDb plot description</a>: "After a shootout on a flight transporting prisoners, a stewardess must outwit a smooth-talking serial killer and land the plane herself." <strong>What it's like</strong>: "Die Hard" with a serial killer. <strong>Sample dialogue</strong>: "I'm never flying this airline again!"

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