Independence Day (1996 film)

Independence Day (Scots: Unthirldom Day) is a 1996 American science fiction action film directit an co-written bi Roland Emmerich. The film focuses on disparate groups o fowk wha converge in the Nevada desert in the eftermath o a warldwide attack by an extraterrestrial race o unkent origin. Alang wi the rest o the warld, they launch a last-ditch coonterattack on Julie 4 – Unthirldom Day in the Unitit States.

Independence Day
Theatrical release poster
Directit biRoland Emmerich
Produced biDean Devlin
Written biDean Devlin
Roland Emmerich
Muisic biDavid Arnold
CinematographyKarl Walter Lindenlaub
Eeditit biDavid Brenner
Distributit bi20th Century Fox
Release date
  • 2 Julie 1996 (1996-07-02) (Limited)
  • 3 Julie 1996 (1996-07-03) (United States)
Rinnin time
145 minutes[1]
KintraUnited States
Budget$75 million[2][3]
Box office$817.4 million[2]


  1. "INDEPENDENCE DAY (12)". British Board of Film Classification. 21 Julie 1996. Archived frae the original on 11 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2016.
  2. a b "Independence Day (1996)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 5 Februar 2009.
  3. Independence Day (1996) Synopsis Rotten tomatoes. Retrieved September 25, 2007.
    "With a $71 million budget and mind-blowing special effects..."