Independence Day
Twentieth Century Fox (1996)
Action, Science Fiction
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IMDB   6.9
154 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
Will Smith Captain Steven Hiller
Margaret Colin Constance Spano
Vivica A. Fox Jasmine Dubrow
Jeff Goldblum David Levinson
Judd Hirsch Julius Levinson
Robert Loggia General William M. Grey
Mary McDonnell First Lady Marilyn Whitmore
Bill Pullman President Thomas J. Whitmore
Randy Quaid Russell Casse
James Rebhorn Albert Nimziki
Adam Baldwin Major Mitchell
James Duval Miguel Casse
Harvey Fierstein Marty Gilbert
Lisa Jakub Alicia Casse
Brent Spiner Dr. Brackish Okun
Roland Emmerich
Producer Dean Devlin
Roland Emmerich
Writer Dean Devlin
Roland Emmerich
Cinematography Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Musician David Arnold

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.
Edition Details
Edition Lenticular Cover Edition
Distributor 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release Date 6/5/2007
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Theatrical Widescreen (2.35:1)
Subtitles English; Spanish; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Dolby Digital Surround [English]
Dolby Digital Surround [French]
Dolby Digital Surround [Spanish]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Includes Both the Special Edition, with 9 Minutes of Restored Footage, PLUS the Original Theatrical Version Scene-Specific Commentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin Commentary by Oscar®-winning Special Effects Supervisors Volker Engel and Doug Smith