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Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?

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Two decades after the freak alien invasion that nearly destroyed mankind a new threat emerges. This Alien mothership is more than twice the size as the last one and once again, the world's armies must band together to save the world. Do they have enough firepower or will this battle change and will aliens take over?

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They want only one thing . . . DESTRUCTION! See more »


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Rated PG - 13 for sequences of sci - fi action and destruction, and for some language | See all certifications »

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24 June 2016 (USA)  »

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ID Forever Part 1  »

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Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,039,944, 26 June 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$103,144,286

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$389,684,482
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Trivia

On the monument to The War of '96 seen in Washington, D.C. towards the start of the film the name Russell Casse can be seen on a brick in the middle. Russell Casse was the name of Randy Quaid's character who sacrificed himself to destroy the ship approaching Area 51 in Independence Day (1996). See more »

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The mothership is so massive that it has gravity strong enough to destroy and lift skyscrapers. Such strong gravity would be enough to contract the ship into a rough ball; no structural material would be strong enough to resist it. See more »

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Jake Morrison: Sir, I lost my focus. It won't happen again.
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I cannot find ONE redeeming quality for this movie
28 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

It is true that when you are young, you see movies like the original "ID4" from a different perspective, most often you judge them better than what they really are, and this undeniably is a fact of life. It holds true for most people. Yet, the original movie, even when judged by my 41 years old brain now, without considering the nostalgia factor, and even in all its cheesiness ... still manages to be far far superior from this absolute garbage!

This sequel really is a let down of epic proportions, and I felt like I wasted my money. It manages to be what the first movie totally wasn't ...and that can be summed up in one word: BORING. The bad guys ( the aliens ) are laughably stupid - even more than the first time ... the main characters could all be replaced by cardboard cutouts of people and it wouldn't make any difference. Even the CGI is bad... Avoid it at all costs.


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