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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

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Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?

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Two decades after the freak alien invasion that nearly destroyed mankind a new threat emerges. This Alien mothership is more than twice the size as the last one and once again, the world's armies must band together to save the world. Do they have enough firepower or will this battle change and will aliens take over?

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Rated PG - 13 for sequences of sci - fi action and destruction, and for some language | See all certifications »

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$165,000,000 (estimated)

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$41,039,944 (USA) (24 June 2016)

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$103,137,295 (USA) (9 September 2016)
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The movie was first released twenty years after Independence Day (1996) and debuted in theaters in the 20th Anniversary year of Independence Day. The first film debuted on 4 July 1996 (Independence Day) whereas this sequel world premiered on 20th June 2016 which was about fourteen days prior to Independence Day 4 July 2016. See more »

Goofs

When inside the alien spacecraft, the character Rain Lao informs Jake Morrison that he has "20 seconds...max!" to leave the aircraft before the doors close. However, they don't leave for nearly a minute, and still make it out intact. See more »

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President Whitmore: On behalf the people of Earth, happy Fourth of July.
[shoots the Queen]
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Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015. See more »

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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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Don't go to watch this at the cinema
23 June 2016 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

It has two good CGI scenes, which you can watch at home some months from now. The rest is garbage. The movie was cut in pieces that do not make any sense. But the complete edition is probably not better. It is BORING, and eminently stupid. Characters explain to the audience the basic plot five minutes after exposition time. It is an indictment of what film executives think about people. It is terrible. This movie needs to bomb, it needs to crash, it must be the point where the madness of the vapid blockbuster ends. Watch again any episode of "Game of Thrones" instead. Again, I repeat this point: it is not even fun in a dumb way. It treats you as a very slow person. You can feel the people responsible for this laughing at you. Make it stop. Don't go to the cinema.


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