Independence Day

Independence Day Trailers

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Original title Independence Day
Category Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
UK Release Date
Production year 1996
Production Country
Directors Roland Emmerich
Cast Will Smith, Mary McDonnell, Bill Pullman, Vivica A. Fox, Jeff Goldblum, Margaret Colin, Judd Hirsch, Robert Loggia, Randy Quaid, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein, Adam Baldwin, James Duval, Lisa Jakub, Giuseppe Andrews
Distributor 20th Century Fox


On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4 the a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space in order to plant a nuclear missile.