Independence Day (movie)

1996 American science fiction film directed by Roland Emmerich

Independence Day is an American science fiction action movie about two men trying to stop aliens from taking over the world. It stars Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman and Will Smith.

Independence Day
Directed byRoland Emmerich
Produced byDean Devlin
Written byDean Devlin
Roland Emmerich
StarringWill Smith
Bill Pullman
Jeff Goldblum
Mary McDonnell
Judd Hirsch
Robert Loggia
Randy Quaid
Margaret Colin
Vivica A. Fox
Music byDavid Arnold
CinematographyKarl Walter Lindenlaub
Edited byDavid Brenner
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
July 2, 1996
Running time
145 min. (Theatrical)
153 min. (Special Edition)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
BudgetUS$70–75 million[1][2]
Box officeDomestic:
US$306,169,268[3]
Worldwide: US$817,400,891[3]

It was followed by Independence Day: Resurgence, which was released on June 24, 2016.

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  Canada 2 July 1996
  Jamaica 3 July 1996
  Puerto Rico 3 July 1996
  United States 3 July 1996
  Hong Kong 11 July 1996
  Malaysia 11 July 1996
  Trinidad and Tobago 11 July 1996
  Taiwan 13 July 1996
  Argentina 18 July 1996
  Mexico 18 July 1996
  Singapore 18 July 1996
  Colombia 26 July 1996
  Peru 26 July 1996
  Uruguay 26 July 1996
  South Korea 27 July 1996
  Venezuela 31 July 1996
  Brazil 1 August 1996
  Chile 1 August 1996
  Panama 2 August 1996
  Malta 7 August 1996
  United Kingdom 9 August 1996
  Ireland 9 August 1996
  Israel 9 August 1996
  Thailand 9 August 1996
  Iceland 16 August 1996
  Indonesia 17 August 1996
  Bolivia 27 August 1996
  New Zealand 28 August 1996
  Australia 29 August 1996
  South Africa 30 August 1996
  Austria 2 September 1996
  Bulgaria 2 September 1996
  Spain 6 September 1996
  Lebanon 13 September 1996
  Germany 19 September 1996
  Norway 19 September 1996
   Switzerland 27 September 1996
  Italy 27 September 1996
  Egypt October 1996
  Czech Republic 1 October 1996
  Slovakia 1 October 1996
  France 2 October 1996
  Belgium 3 October 1996
  Croatia 3 October 1996
  Netherlands 3 October 1996
  Sweden 3 October 1996
  Estonia 4 October 1996
  Finland 4 October 1996
  Lithuania 4 October 1996
  Latvia 4 October 1996
  Poland 4 October 1996
  Romania 4 October 1996
  Turkey 4 October 1996
  Denmark 11 October 1996
  Portugal 11 October 1996
  Russia 15 October 1996
  Yugoslavia 18 October 1996
  Hungary 24 October 1996
  Slovenia 24 October 1996
  Cyprus 25 October 1996
  Greece 25 October 1996
  India November 1996
  Philippines 6 November 1996
  Japan 7 December 1996

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Independence Day."Box office mojo.com. Retrieved on September 25, 2007. Archived 2011-11-26 at WebCite
  2. Independence Day (1996) Synopsis Rotten tomatoes. Retrieved on September 25, 2007.
    "With a $71 million budget and mind-blowing special effects..."
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Independence Day (1996)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 2011-11-26. Retrieved 2009-02-05.