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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jake Morrison
... David Levinson
... Dylan Hiller
... President Whitmore
... Patricia Whitmore
... President Lanford
... General Adams
... Julius Levinson
... Dr. Brakish Okun
... Secretary of Defense Tanner
... Jasmine Hiller
... Rain Lao
... Catherine Marceaux
... Dikembe Umbutu (as DeObia Oparei)
... Floyd Rosenberg
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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 USA:

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

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$103,144,286

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$389,684,482
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The name of the jet space-craft that transports weapons to the military's moon defense base outpost and operates like working a giant forklift or tug boat was a "Moon Tug". See more »

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The Singapore police are heard making announcements in Chinese instead of Singapore's official language of English. The taxis are also incorrect - Singaporean taxis are blue, and are Right-Hand Drive vehicles, since Singaporean traffic travels on the left-hand side of the road. The taxis depicted in the film are Left-Hand Drive and so would not be used in Singapore. In addition, the geographic location of the Marina Bay Sands complex in relation to Singapore's financial district is inaccurate. See more »

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Patricia Whitmore: [Referring to interred aliens] Why are they screaming?
Dr. Brakish Okun: They're not screaming. They're celebrating.
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Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015. See more »

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Referenced in Blackcatloner: Another Year, Another Super Bowl (2016) See more »

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Traveling Through Space
Music by Harald Kloser and Thomas Wander, with Thomas Schobel
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Don't go to watch this at the cinema

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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