|Original title||Independence Day|
|Category||Science Fiction, Action, Adventure|
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|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.