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When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Casey Dubois ... Nick
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Iain Belcher ... Todd

Andrea Brooks ... Eliza

Nicholas Carella ... SETI Technician

Aaron Craven ... Phillips

Revard Dufresne ... Secret Service Agent

Lane Edwards ... Major Preston

Emily Holmes ... Celia Lehman

Michael Kopsa ... General Moore

Ryan Merriman ... Pete Garcette

Garwin Sanford ... Vice-President Brubaker

Tom Everett Scott ... Sam Garcette
Grace Sherman ... Leni

Jill Teed ... Secretary of State Spears

Keenan Tracey ... Andrew Garcette

Sean Tyson ... Greenwood

Directed by
W.D. Hogan 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sydney Roper 
Rudy Thauberger 

Produced by
Tom Berry .... executive producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer
John Prince .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Neilson 
Cinematography by
Michael C. Blundell 
Film Editing by
Christopher A. Smith 
Production Design by
Phil Schmidt 
Set Decoration by
Alyssa King 
Costume Design by
Tanya Lipke 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Liam Powell .... trainee assistant director
Yolanda Sangareau .... trainee assistant director
Tim Sereda .... first assistant director
Robert S. Weber .... second assistant director
Sound Department
John Boyle .... sound mixer
Michael MacDonald .... sound re-recording mixer
Tysen Schieber .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Scott McKay .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Mack Benz .... visual effects producer
Drew Erickson .... visual effects artist
Leen Issa .... visual effects coordinator
Airo Ito .... visual effects artist
Francois Latremoille .... visual effects supervisor
Thierry Latremoille .... visual effects artist: 3D Lead
Rikin Patel .... visual effects artist
Geoffrey Soga .... visual effects artist: Lead R&D
Angus Wakefield .... visual effects supervisor
Junjun Zhu .... visual effects artist
Darvin K. Manwah .... on-set previs (uncredited)
Brett Chan .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Araquel .... still photographer
Jonathan Chapman .... genny operator
Rob Cotroneo .... best boy electrics
Steven Deneault .... b camera operator
Kaio Kathriner .... grip
Kosmas Mavromatidis .... lighting technician
Shane Nasmith .... lighting technician
Andres Nino .... grip
Salvador Palacios .... video graphics
Rory Soderman .... gaffer
Spencer Village .... best boy electrics
Connor Welsh .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brittany Elchuk .... costume supervisor
Amy Spear .... truck costumer
Editorial Department
Patrick Costelloe .... post production supervisor
Carey Dickson .... on-line editor
Colin Dove .... second assistant editor
Matthew Pemberton .... first assistant editor
Sabrina Pitre .... assembly editor
Sumit Sikka .... assistant editor
Darren Tucker .... on-line editor
Other crew
Mary-Anne Crevier .... post-production accountant
Sean Cummings .... key production assistant
Karen Downing .... administrative assistant
Breanne Hartley .... head of business & legal affairs
Janet D. Munro .... script supervisor
Nicole Reid .... development and production associate
David Sanderson .... director of development
Karly Stilling .... assistant production coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Independence Day-Saster" - USA (alternative title)
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Rated PG-13 for some sci-fi action/violence
90 min

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4 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Fireworks for the Fourth, 9 August 2013
Author: wes-connors from Earth

As the USA enjoys another Fourth of July celebration, grumpy aliens stage another "Independence Day" attack. The President of France is dead, but airborne US President Tom Everett Scott (as Sam Garcette) is only shot down. It's an immediate, full-scale invasion and the aliens are "chewing their way out of the ground." This is why their spaceships look screwy. Leading the resistance for Earth is the US President's brother Ryan Merriman (as Pete). He stops his fire truck to pick-up smart blonde Emily Holmes (as Celia Lehman). She works for S.E.T.I. (the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence)...

Hanging around to look hot for the viewers are handsome Presidential son Keenan Tracey (as Andrew) and his sexy blonde girlfriend Eliza Andrea Brooks (as Eliza). There doesn't seem to be much of a story here, although Ms. Holmes' character offers a sketchy version of what may be happening. Characterization is mostly given to the three Garcette men. The ending suggests a sequel is possible. Could be we'll learn more about all of this if and when that happens. Mainly, "Independence Day-Saster" looks like good practice for director W.D. Hogan and a grateful cast. It has that "shaky camera" look.

**** Independence Day-Saster (6/27/13) W.D. Hogan ~ Ryan Merriman, Tom Everett Scott, Keenan Tracey, Emily Holmes

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