Yippee ki yay motherfucker doesn t appear anywhere innothing lasts forever the 1979 roderick thorp novel that inspired die hard the classic 1988 action film that made bruce willis a movie star amusingly however joe leland the book s sexagenarian cop who would be turned into the film s wisecracking john mcclane does at one point hurl a body off a roof bidding it farewell. The marketing value of yippee ki yay motherfucker may not equal that of bruce willis but then the line is an eight syllable phrase not an international superstar.
Contents show die hard in the first film of the die hard series hans gruber is talking to john mcclane on the radio mocking.
Yippee ki yay mother. It was voted 96 of the 100 greatest movie lines by premiere magazine in 2007. This is one of the most famous movie quotes of all time. The one liner yippee ki yay motherfucker is one of john mcclane s most famous lines.
Catchphrase used by bruce willis in all of the die hard films it only has context in the first movie but he says it in all of them. Its role in the new. Throughout the films mcclane is known for his catchphrase yippee ki yay motherfucker.
Mcclane adopts the phrase in the first film die hard when villain hans gruber calls him a cowboy and asks if he thinks he stands a chance. As mcclane interrupts hans gruber s radio frequency gruber s men come after the cowboy. Mystery guest are you still there.
This is all of the instances of john mcclane s catchphrase yippee ki yay motherfucker in all of the die hard movies. Bruce willis yippe ki yay motherf from die hard 1 4. He frequently says it to taunt his adversaries or in the moments before killing them.
The reason the phrase has context in the first one is as follows.