Independence Day (1996): A Guilty Pleasure



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Synopsis:

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man’s best weapon is the will to survive.

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

Outstanding special effects. Will Smith. Bill Pullman as US President. Cringe-worthy dialogue. Well-done disaster sequences.

Guilty Pleasure Level:

Moderate (Revisited once a year)

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Cast:

  • Will Smith (as Captain Steven Hiller)
  • Bill Pullman (as President Thomas J. Whitmore)
  • Jeff Goldblum (as David Levinson)
  • Mary McDonnell (as First Lady Marilyn Whitmore)

Runtime:

2 hours and 25 minutes

Genres:

Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi


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