On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. First thought to be meteors, they are later revealed to be gigantic spacecraft, piloted by a mysterious alien species who have set out to launch an attack throughout the globe. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington when a band of survivors devise a plan to fight back against the enslaving aliens. On July 4th, humanity fights for its freedom.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.1K Ratings
1.1K Ratings

64% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.4/10
  • Fresh 44
  • Rotten 25

Critics Consensus: The plot is thin and so is character development, but as a thrilling, spectacle-filled summer movie, Independence Day delivers.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Nonstop over-the-top fun for teens and up.

Cast & Crew

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Released
Copyright
© 1998 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Arabic (Subtitles), Bulgarian (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Croatian (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (France) (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Germany) (Subtitles), Greek (Subtitles), Hebrew (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Icelandic (Subtitles), Indonesian (Subtitles), Italian (Italy) (Subtitles), Korean (Subtitles), Lithuanian (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Romanian (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Slovak (Subtitles), Slovenian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)

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CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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