Independence Day

Poster for the movie "Independence Day"
Poster for the movie "Independence Day"

Independence Day (1996)

PG-13 145 min - Action, Adventure, Science Fiction - 25 June 1996
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On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Director:  Roland Emmerich
Stars:  Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, Margaret Colin, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein, Adam Baldwin, Brent Spiner, James Duval, Vivica A. Fox, Lisa Jakub, Ross Bagley, Mae Whitman, Bill Smitrovich, Kiersten Warren, Harry Connick Jr., Giuseppe Andrews, John Storey, Frank Novak, Devon Gummersall, Leland Orser, Mirron E. Willis, Ross Lacy, David Pressman, Vivian Palermo, Raphael Sbarge, Bobby Hosea, Dan Lauria, Steve Giannelli, Eric Paskel, Carlos Lac├ímara, John Bennett Perry, Troy Willis, Tim Kelleher, Wayne Wilderson, Jay Acovone, James Wong, Thom Barry, Jana Marie Hupp, Matt Pashkow, Robert Pine, Marisa Johnston, Michael Winther, Warren Dexter Beatty, Paul LeClair, Michael Vacca, David Channell, John Capodice, Greg Collins, Derek Webster, Mark Fite, Eric Neal Newman, Levan Uchaneishvili, Kristof Konrad, Kevin Sifuentes, Elston Ridgle, Randy Oglesby, Jack Moore, Barry Del Sherman, Lyman Ward, Anthony Crivello, Richard Speight Jr., Barbara Beck, Joe Fowler, Andrew Warner, Sharon Tay, Peter J. Lucas, Yelena Danova, Johnny Kim, Vanessa J. Wells, Jessika Cardinahl, Gary W. Cruz, Ron Pitts, Wendy L. Walsh, Christine Devine, Mark Thompson, Ernie Anastos, Kevin Cooney, Rance Howard, Nelson Mashita, Jeff Phillips, Sayed Badreya, Adam Tomei, John Bradley, Kimberly Beck, Thomas F. Duffy, Andrew Keegan, Jon Shear, Jim Piddock, Frederic W. Barnes, Eleanor Clift, Jerry Dunphy, Jack Germond, Morton Kondracke, John McLaughlin, Barry Nolan, George Putnam, Eric Michael Zee, Pat Skipper, Carlos Lara, Mike Monteleone, Lee Strauss, Lisa Star, Malcolm Danare, Arthur Brooks, Michael Moertl, James J. Joyce, Joyce Cohen, Julie Moran, Robin Groth, Richard Pachorek, Dakota, Gary A. Hecker, Frank Welker

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Storyline

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.


Collections: Roland Emmerich

Tagline: Earth. Take a good look. It might be your last.

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  25 June 1996

Box Office

Budget:  $75,000,000
Revenue:  $817,400,891

Company Credits

Production Companies:  20th Century Fox, Centropolis Entertainment

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 25 min