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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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24 June 2016 (USA)  »

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$165,000,000 (estimated)

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$41,039,944 (USA) (24 June 2016)

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$103,137,295 (USA) (9 September 2016)
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Trivia

Debut produced screenplay of actor James A. Woods who co-wrote the film's script with four other writer collaborators. Woods also appears in the movie as Lieutenant Ritter and is billed here in the acting role as James Andre Woods. See more »

Goofs

When the President is notified of the moon base attack, she sees news footage of the burning alien ship, supposedly from a witness camera. However It's a recycled shot from the attack scene, with "broadcast" filters applied. There would not have been a camera on the backside of the ship. See more »

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David Levinson: That's... definitely bigger than the last one.
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Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015. See more »


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Written by Josh Conway, Lennon Kloser, Jesse Perlman
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Don't go to watch this at the cinema
23 June 2016 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

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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