An Everyman Hero
One of many causes that John McClane is such a relatable hero is that he is not a superhero. He isn’t a Navy Seal or a Inexperienced Beret with in depth coaching. He is only a man. He is additionally a cop, so he is not completely with out the ability set wanted to save lots of the day, however he is actually over his head for the actual state of affairs he is discovered himself in. This makes his success a lot much less of a positive factor, which retains the viewers invested within the motion. Whereas The Rock’s character in Skyscraper is a former FBI agent, we have seen within the trailers he is additionally injured, making him much less of an apparent superman than he in any other case might be.