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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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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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$165,000,000 (estimated)

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BRL 9,291,155 (Brazil) (26 June 2016)

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$103,144,286 (USA)
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Under Roland Emmerich's direction and vision, production designer Barry Chusid approached the design of Independence Day: Resurgence as a stand-alone film, and not as a sequel. Chusid notes: "Roland loves sci-fi, as do I, and one of the best things about working with him is he will push the boundaries of what the shot can be. The scope is so vast that it's not fathomable. When you're trying to quantify things, you're tasked with making them plausibly live in the world that now has issues with light, darkness and gravity." Chusid said that he particularly embraced the alien-human hybrid designs. He added: "Early on, we had the idea that humans had harvested the technology from the downed alien destroyer ships. Humans can understand some, but not all of it, which they've used to help them in the coming alien invasion. Whether humans are building a jet or a tug or weaponry, like a cannon or just a rifle, they can use that alien technology and it's like a spice . . . it just makes everything better." See more »

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A space ship that has enough mass to pull skyscrapers upwards and off of the planet's surface, should also cause huge disruptions in both Earth's atmosphere and plate tectonics, as well as in the Earth's very rotation. The damage implied in the movie is insignificant compared to what would actually happen (e.g. the seismic shockwave alone would measure hundreds of miles in the amplitude; the oceans would be evaporated; the crust would tear all over the planet, rotation axis and speed would dramatically change) and when the ship finally leaves the Earth, the planet looks quite unscathed by the "interaction". See more »

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President Whitmore: We convinced an entire generation, that this is a battle that we could win. We sacrifice for each other no matter what the cost. And that's worth fighting for.
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Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015. See more »


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Traveling Through Space
Music by Harald Kloser & Thomas Wander, with Thomas Schobel
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need my money back!!! :(
10 July 2016 | by (ABU DHABI ,UAE) – See all my reviews

I did not see in my life movie in cinema like this horrible failure in the acting and the script and directing ... is to disregard the mentality of the viewer, and I think that the film level does not rise to view it by the kids, get bored and not exciting, the film under performed and a waste of time .... a real loss actually pay for this the film.. In many moments as you watch the film you feel stupid, did not give every scene right because of events accelerated in the film I do not know why the producers issue movies like this. We are in 2016 and I'm sad that films like this film in the level of decline terrible. I repeat I am very very upset, because I do not imagine myself watching this horror movie very BAD BAD BAD movies EVER EVER EVER !!!!!


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