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Independence Day(1996)

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It is an ordinary summer day. But then, without warning, something very extraordinary happens. Enormous shadows fall across the land. Strange atmospheric phenomena, ominous and mesmerizing, surface around the globe. All eyes turn upward. The question of whether we're alone in the universe has finally been answered. And, in a matter of minutes, the lives of every person across the globe are forever changed. With the fate of our planet at stake, the Fourth of July is about to take on an entirely new meaning. No longer will it be an American holiday. It will be known as the day the entire world fought back. The day we did not go gentle into the good night... The day all of us on planet Earth celebrated our independence day.

Cast & Crew

Will Smith Captain Steve Hiller
Bill Pullman President Thomas J Whitmore
Jeff Goldblum David Levinson
Mary Mcdonnell Marilyn Whitmore
Vivica A. Fox Jasmine Dubrow
Randy Quaid Russell Casse
Judd Hirsch Julius Levinson
Robert Loggia General William Grey
Margaret Colin Constance Spano
Adam Baldwin Major Mitchell
James Rebhorn Albert Nimzikj
Harvey Fierstein Marty Gilbert
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MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  20th Century Fox/20th Century Fox Distribution
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  • Independence Day (1996)

    Jay 2008-12-24

    The tremendous special effects are impressive, but the story is too far fetched to be fully convincing. Okay performances, good score. Very entertaining,... MORE>