Independence Day (movie)

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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]

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.

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

Release dates[change | change source]

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 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
Republic of Ireland 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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Independence Day." Box office mojo.com. Retrieved on September 25, 2007. Archived 25 November 2011 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 2011-11-25. Retrieved 2009-02-05.