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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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They want only one thing . . . DESTRUCTION! See more »


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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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ID Forever Part 1  »

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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

After The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), this was Liam Hemsworth's second consecutive science fiction film. See more »

Goofs

During all physical activity on the lunar base, there is never any account for the fact that the moon's gravity is only 83.3% of the Earth's. Contrast this with the mass of a human body being the same, it's not taken into account. For example, if Jake were to run towards a wall in a corridor on the base, he would have a difficult time stopping before impact due to this change. 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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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #15.90 (2016) See more »

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Independence Day Theme
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I'm sorry, but this movie is complete garbage!
4 July 2016 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I was looking very much forward to it, since I'm a fan of the original (nostalgia based). 15 minutes into the movie I just knew it was going to be bad.

Made by the same director that made the movie 2012, it has the same terrible drama and completely transparent storyline. I'm not even sure if there even is a storyline to this movie.

The worst part, aside from all the crying scenes based upon long distance relationships, unresolved father issues and what not, was in fact that the aliens are more primitive than us.

You would think that a race with such insane technology have evolved beyond petty and shortsighted impulse driven emotions. It's when you realize that the Queen of the aliens suddenly gets a personal vendetta against a yellow school bus while fighter planes are bombarding her, that the manuscript was written in half an hour in a coffee shop.

I really went into this with open eyes and was completely set for loving it, but no. The movie is just pure garbage. I'm sorry...


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