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Old 08-15-2011, 04:05 PM
Enola Straight Enola Straight is offline
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Jason Bourne vs John McClane

Jason Bourne

Superhuman operative who WILL NOT LET ANYONE take him down, out, in, etc.


John McClane

Superhuman cop who WILL NOT LET ANYONE get away with it.

Who would win?
Old 08-15-2011, 04:07 PM
MovieMogul MovieMogul is offline
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Bourne is a ruthless, highly-trained assassin. McClain is a regular cop (if a tad unlucky).

Jason, no contest.
Old 08-15-2011, 04:15 PM
Bosstone Bosstone is offline
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As actiony as the Die Hard movies are, they come down to McClane (sometimes) out-thinking the villain mastermind and (mostly) exploiting holes in plans. He's the loose cannon/wild card they can't anticipate (dear god does that sound 80s or what?). The action is almost entirely him fighting through mooks.

Bourne may or may not have exploitable holes in his plans, but he's not a mook. I'd say they're probably equal mentally, but in a gun or fistfight Bourne would win very quickly.
Old 08-15-2011, 04:28 PM
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Bourne in ~5 minutes, and that only if they are separated by 3 doors, any two of which are locked.
Old 08-15-2011, 05:03 PM
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Bourne would curb stomp McClane. Fast. But what about Bond?

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Old 08-15-2011, 05:06 PM
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:12 PM
Ogre Ogre is offline
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McClane would disarm Bourne with an ironic smile, and they'd end up kicking someone else's ass together.
Old 08-15-2011, 05:14 PM
Alessan Alessan is offline
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McClane. The man has a triple-digit Constitution score.
Old 08-15-2011, 05:29 PM
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John McClane got into a fist fight with a F-35 jump jet.... and won.

Yipee Ki Yay, motherfucker.

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Old 08-15-2011, 05:41 PM
John DiFool John DiFool is offline
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Of course they are more likely to go buddy-buddy-yeah at first McClane, being a cop and thus part of the Establishment, sees Bourne as a threat, but eventually Bourne convinces McClane about the Evil Conspiracy in their midst, and they team up. But yes not before a little tete-a-tete in the early going.
Old 08-15-2011, 11:24 PM
The Man In Black The Man In Black is offline
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If Bourne is intent on taking McClane out, it would be Bourne no contest. McClane is more of a brawler. In terms of fighting ability, Bourne is just in a higher class.
Old 08-17-2011, 02:21 PM
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McClane would be good at disrupting a plan and taking a beating, but Bourne would administer the beating decisively.


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