If you prefer action and explosions over cosy comfort films this Christmas, then you’re probably looking forward to watching Die Hard over the festive season. Sure, it’s not your classic Christmas film, but it’s still a flipping great movie.

Bruce Willis stars as New York cop John McClane, who has to save some hostages (including his wife) from a group of terrorists who have stormed a building on Christmas Eve. The leader of the gang is none other than Hans Gruber, played by Alan Rickman.

There are a few ways to Die Hard this Christmas – here's how you can stream, buy and rent the iconic movie. It’s also worth checking out our picks of the best Christmas TV this year.

Stream Die Hard online

If you'd like to stream Die Hard, then you can. Currently, the film is available on Disney+. As it's on the Star section, you'll need to ensure that age restrictions are off on your profile to access the movie. 

Disney+ also has Die Hard 2, Die Hard With a Vengence, Die Hard 4.0 and A Good Day to Die Hard available to stream. 

An account costs either £7.99/$7.99 per month, or £79.90/$79.99 per year. Sadly, Disney+ doesn't offer a free trial for new subscribers. 

Rent or buy the digital version

You can lease or purchase a digital copy of Die Hard from multiple different retailers.

Renting costs just £3.49, and you can currently lease it from Amazon, YouTube, iTunes and Google Play.

If you want to buy Die Hard, then you can get it from Amazon, YouTube, iTunes and Google Play for £9.99. 

Buy the DVD

If you’re more into physical media, you can purchase the DVD of Die Hard from Amazon for £5.18, and the Blu-ray version for £4.85.

Rent the DVD for free

There’s also a way to lease the Die Hard DVD for free. Cinema Paradiso is a DVD rental subscription service which offers a 30-day free trial on all the plans available.