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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?

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Writers:

Nicolas Wright (screenplay by), James A. Woods (screenplay by) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Hemsworth ... Jake Morrison
Jeff Goldblum ... David Levinson
Jessie T. Usher ... Dylan Hiller
Bill Pullman ... President Whitmore
Maika Monroe ... Patricia Whitmore
Sela Ward ... President Lanford
William Fichtner ... General Adams
Judd Hirsch ... Julius Levinson
Brent Spiner ... Dr. Brakish Okun
Patrick St. Esprit ... Secretary of Defense Tanner
Vivica A. Fox ... Jasmine Hiller
Angelababy ... Rain Lao
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Catherine Marceaux
Deobia Oparei ... Dikembe Umbutu (as DeObia Oparei)
Nicolas Wright ... Floyd Rosenberg
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Storyline

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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We had twenty years to prepare. So did they. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

24 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

ID Forever Part 1 See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,039,944, 26 June 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$103,144,286

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$389,684,482
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Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby Atmos | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)| DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The official synopsis for the novelization for the Independence Day: Resurgence novel reads: "Hybrid fighters merging human and alien technology. Massive cannon emplacements on the Moon and Mars. A planetary defense force with the finest military personnel ever trained. For two decades we've known the enemy would return. The nations of Earth have collaborated on a unified defense program designed to defend the planet. Yet nothing could prepare us for the immensity of their new assault, and only the courage and skill of a few brave men and women can hope to bring our world back from the brink of extinction." See more »

Goofs

When the squadron is inside the alien ship, Jake submerges himself in water to hide, completely flattening his hair. In the next scene, he's completely dry and his hair is styled again. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Dr. Brakish Okun: Time to kick some serious alien ass.
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Crazy Credits

Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015. See more »


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Traveling Africa
Written by James Parkey
Courtesy of Pennybank Tunes Profiles
Under license from 5 Alarm Music
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Just A vehicle For Chinese Studio to Give Chinese Work And For Product Placement
21 June 2018 | by cex-69529See all my reviews

2/10

Hey Chinese company, if you want to push your products buy commercials on TV like everyone else. As for these amateur-hour Chinese actors they keep putting in movies because the studio is now Chinese owned or Disney is trying to market its vomit in China please go stuff it. I am not interested.

*I do have to admit watching thin long-haired Chinese actresses beats seeing Amy Schumer or Melissa McCarthy or Queen Latifah though. Just keeping it real.


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