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Die Hard

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Die Hard.

Characters

The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.1John McClane
80.5Hans Gruber
48.8Holly Gennero-McClane

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.

Rating

As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Die Hard?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 0
2 It's bad 4
3 It's okay 187
4 It's good 765
5 It's my favorite 118

This gives it an average score of 3.93 / 5. Making it 218th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
sheriff (not outlaw)0.1131042
scientific (not artistic)0.1031070
genius (not dunce)0.0841054
reasonable (not deranged)0.0811067
conventional (not creative)0.0781069
alpha (not beta)0.0741022
logical (not emotional)0.0651062
disarming (not creepy)0.061043
mature (not juvenile)0.0561072
orderly (not chaotic)0.0541060
obedient (not rebellious)0.0511058
gracious (not feisty)0.0481051
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0451058
tame (not wild)0.0441066
blissful (not haunted)0.041042
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0391056
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0341053
charming (not awkward)0.0331065
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0321062
formal (not intimate)0.0291054
loyal (not traitorous)0.0291057
indulgent (not sober)0.0261051
masculine (not feminine)0.0261066
stinky (not fresh)0.0261055
mainstream (not arcane)0.0261039
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0231059
bossy (not meek)0.0211063
angelic (not demonic)0.021050
stylish (not slovenly)0.0181050
nerd (not jock)0.0171064
reclusive (not social)0.0171063
strict (not lenient)0.0171067
lavish (not frugal)0.0151032
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0141012
altruistic (not selfish)0.0061058
deep (not shallow)0.0041066

Notes

  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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