Independence Day

Independence Day

DVD - 2002
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Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth.


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Apr 05, 2021

God bless America, they always save the world. This film is more about American military propaganda then anything else. Goofy with trite dialogue, it's a perfect movie to turn your brain off and just watch stuff get blown up. Grade - C-

Nov 06, 2020

The film ‘Independence Day” is a thriller with a former army soldier, Captain Steven Hiller trying to save the world from an alien invasion. Steven Hiller is acted by Will Smith which is a perfect fit for his character. After the aliens have destroyed most major cities and killed most people on earth, a group of people at area 51 including hiller dive a plan to destroy the mother ship of the alien army. They decide that a plane has to fly into the mother ship and let out a mathematical computer virus that will destroy the ships defence system. They will then activate a bomb that will destroy the ship. Captain Steven Hiller flies his fighter jet into the ship and they are successful with their plan. Hiller and the rest of the soldiers are reunited with their family and the world is saved from the alien invasion. Will Smith does a great job acting out the play as well as the president of the U.S.A, President Whitmore acted out by Bill Pullman. This is a very exciting movie for all ages to watch and a patriotic movie for the citizens of the U.S.A since they destroy the ship on the 4th of July. Overall, the scenes and action @Sportsreader03 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Apr 13, 2019

I loved Will Smith in this movie; all the actors were good though. When Will sees the rather terrifing looking alien he had bested in their arial dog fight he knocks the creature out with one pounch then says "Welcome to Earth". One of Will's best movies; though some viewers may have mistaken him for Eddie Murphy.

Apr 13, 2019

Great shoot 'em up!
Well written and great actors.

Avoided because advertising flying saucers.
However love "2012" so tried this.
Eddie Murphy gets an alien!

Mar 01, 2019

💖 great movie

Dec 13, 2018

This movie is infinitely re-watchable. That to me is the mark of a truly fun movie; when you can watch it over and over and over and over again - and still enjoy it. This movie plays on your emotions and makes you feel as if you're a part of the alien fighting force - right alongside Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum. It is comedic, a little heartbreaking and still somehow when all the destruction happens - I still believe it - even though the graphics are nothing like they are today. It has set a standard for world destruction movies and it has managed to stay at that high standard untouched for several years.

Dec 12, 2018

This is one of those movies that people love or love ironically. The dialogue is a little cliche, except for Will Smith's perfectly delivered and since meme-ified "Welcome to Earth!" The cast is full of great character actors (Hello Jeff Goldblum) with not a lot to do but their usual schtick. The special effects are semi-decent for a movie made over twenty years ago. Nevertheless, this movie is fun in all its campy, cliche glory. The aliens look menacing, the action is propulsive and the interwoven plots- a fighter pilot who is just trying to get back to his fiance, a conspiracy theorist crop duster who tries to redeem his good name for his kids, and the President of The United States all have a narrative thread- make for a fun and entertaining movie. At this point it's become a sort of cult classic but it started as a summer blockbuster whose whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Dec 11, 2018

This movie is a fun ride. And in a fun way give you things to think about in stereo typing people.

Jan 29, 2018

I thought this movie was pretty good.

Dec 02, 2017

Hello, darlings - When it comes to the likes of "Alien Invasion" movies - This 1996 block-buster has its good points and its not-so-good points. I personally found that too many personal dramas brought the story down to the level of a snivelling soap opera too many times.

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Dec 12, 2018

Capt. Steven Hiller: Welcome to Earth!

Jan 29, 2018

President Thomas Whitmore: Good morning.

[PA doesn't work. Turns it on]

President Thomas Whitmore: Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will join others from around the world. And you will be launching the largest aerial battle in the history of mankind. "Mankind." That word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can't be consumed by our petty differences anymore. We will be united in our common interests. Perhaps it's fate that today is the Fourth of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom... Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution... but from annihilation. We are fighting for our right to live. To exist. And should we win the day, the Fourth of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day the world declared in one voice: "We will not go quietly into the night!" We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on! We're going to survive! Today we celebrate our Independence Day!

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“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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National honor is the national property of the highest value.” -James Madison

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“Those who would trade liberty for security deserve neither.”-Ben Franklin


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Nov 08, 2019

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