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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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24 June 2016 (USA)  »

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$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$103,137,295 (USA) (9 September 2016)
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Trivia

The novelization of this movie has the same title "Independence Day: Resurgence". It is the fifth book in the series of "Independence Day" novels. The book was launched on June 21, 2016, which was about two or three days before the release of this movie depending on which territory, as most debuted the picture on June 23, 2016 and the next highest on June 24, 2016, with other markets to follow. See more »

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Dr. Okun wakes up after having been in a coma for 20 years, jumps out of bed and runs around as though nothing happened. A person in a coma for 20 years would suffer from muscle atrophy and barely be able to speak, assuming they were capable of any movement at all. See more »

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Jake Morrison: Sir, I lost my focus. It won't happen again.
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Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015. See more »

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References Jurassic Park (1993) See more »

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This movie went quietly into the night
24 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

In less than an hour, reviewers from here will join others around the world. And you will lose the largest battle in the history of movies.

Movies - that word should have a new meaning for all of us today. We can't be consumed by our petty cinema anymore. We will be united in our common interests.

Perhaps it's fate that today is not the 4th of July. Today, you will once again be fighting for our freedom, not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution - but from annihilation of good movies. We're fighting for our right to have good movies exist.

And should we lose the day, the 4th of July will no longer be known as an American Holiday, but the day when the movie-going world declared in one voice:

WE WILL NOT GO TO YOUR CINEMAS IN THE NIGHT! WE WON'T BE VANISHED WITHOUT A FIGHT! MOVIES ARE GOING TO LIVE! MOVIES ARE GOING TO SURVIVE! BUT TODAY, WE WON'T CELEBRATE OUR INDEPENDENCE DAY!

-President Whitmore


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