Independence Day

Independence Day

DVD - 1996
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A jet jockey, a science nerd, the U.S. president, and other diverse survivors of a massive attack on earth join forces to defeat the aliens before they can achieve total victory.
Publisher: Beverley Hills, CA : Fox Video, 1996
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.43 I
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (153 min.) sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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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.

Sep 02, 2017

Directed by Roland Emmerich in 1996, this 153-minute SF action movie shows a battle with an extraterrestrial race of unknown origin.
With excellent visual effects, this film appears to be a great entertaining piece for ONLY for 12- or 13-year-old minds.
For an adult with a scientific mind and reasonable commen sense, you definitely need a willing suspension of disbelief.
First of all, the US presinent would never get involved in the fight as a combat pilot.
It would be totally ridiculous and unbelievable!

Jul 18, 2016

Great Movie!

Apr 10, 2015


baddog814 Sep 06, 2014

Best Movie Of All Time For Adding All Things To A Movie!!!!!

Watch it and see what I mean.

Jul 19, 2014

Want to do something fun next forth of july? Watch this. By now it's a bit dated, but it is a fun romp threw a sci fi field. Yes it's unrealistic (except for the hordes of goofy humans who want to 'greet' the aliens with open arms) If you have some kind of home theatre system you will probably get more out of it as well. I saw it in the theatres and larger than life, there were times i was breathless! Fun, some funny quips, and in my opinion, a fairly decent (again albeit unbelievable) story.

aaa5756 Dec 07, 2013

Very well done movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. No fast forwarding on this one. No falling asleep on this DVD!!!!!

Jan 26, 2013

Awesome Alien movie!!!! Will Smith makes even an end of the world movie funny! The action is epic and the actors are great! 5 stARS!!

reginamia Dec 10, 2012

good film to watch repeatedly. The many story lines converge and charismatic performances by Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum do not dull with time.

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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!

aaa5756 Dec 07, 2013

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

aaa5756 Dec 07, 2013

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

aaa5756 Dec 07, 2013

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

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