History Film / IndependenceDay

23rd Apr '17 2:21:53 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AsYouKnow: One of the people working at SETI says the distance from the source of the noise at the start means that it's coming from the Moon. (As the initials stand for "'''S'''earch for '''E'''xtra-'''T'''errestrial '''I'''ntelligence", they would have all known how far away the Moon is from Earth.)

to:

* AsYouKnow: One of the people working at SETI says the distance from the source of the noise at the start means that it's coming from the Moon. (As As the initials stand for "'''S'''earch for '''E'''xtra-'''T'''errestrial '''I'''ntelligence", they would have all known how far away the Moon is from Earth.)
17th Apr '17 7:20:22 AM DarcyFoster
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* AsYouKnow: One of the people working at SETI says the distance from the source of the noise at the start means that it's coming from the Moon. (As the initials stand for "'''S'''earch for '''E'''xtra-'''T'''errestrial '''I'''ntelligence", they would have all known how far away the Moon is from Earth.)
5th Apr '17 1:10:12 PM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* HopelessWar: The events of July 3rd quickly shape up as this. The morning cointerattack is an utter failure due to the aliens' shields. They destroy an additional 36 cities, and are poised to destroy all remaining cities within a day and a half. In the evening, Whitmore learns that the aliens will not settle for anything less than mankind's extermination and orders a nuclear strike, which fails. As the aliens destroy the third wave of cities, Whitmore realizes that humanity is truly lost.
28th Mar '17 1:04:26 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* TheEndIsNigh: In the special edition, Jasmine and her survivor group come across a man preaching from the rubble that the end has come.
28th Mar '17 12:14:43 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** 36 ships had been launched from the mothership. In that broadcast, the reporter says that only 10 to 15 ships have been sighted, leaving the 21 others not yet accounted for.

to:

** 36 ships saucers had been launched from the mothership. In that broadcast, the reporter says that only 10 to 15 ships have been sighted, leaving the 21 others not yet accounted for.



* TheMothership: The big ship, obviously.
%%* TheMountainsOfIllinois

to:

* TheMothership: The big ship, obviously.
%%* TheMountainsOfIllinois
obviously. It looks almost like a moon had been sawed in half.
* TheMountainsOfIllinois:
** The Russian fireball is said to be "clearing the mountains" near Novosibirsk. There are no mountains in the area, as the city is located on the Western Siberian Plain.
** El Toro base is depicted surrounded by flat desert, even though it's actually surrounded by hilly Orange County.
28th Mar '17 12:06:32 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** 36 ships had been launched from the mothership. In that broadcast, the reporter says that only 10 to 15 ships have been sighted, leaving the 21 others unaccounted for.

to:

** 36 ships had been launched from the mothership. In that broadcast, the reporter says that only 10 to 15 ships have been sighted, leaving the 21 others unaccounted not yet accounted for.
22nd Mar '17 4:50:44 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SlowDoors: The exit to the mother ship.

to:

* SlowDoors: The exit to the mother ship.mothership. Justified, as said exit is ''huge''.
22nd Mar '17 4:00:26 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** 36 ships had been launched from the mothership. In that broadcast, the reporter says that only 10 to 15 ships have been sighted, leaving the 21 others unaccounted for.
21st Mar '17 10:58:39 PM gjjones
Is there an issue? Send a Message


%%
%%
%% Zero Context Examples are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.
%%
%%



* BigGood: President Whitmore.
* BigNo: "JIMMY NOOOO!!!"

to:

* %%* BigGood: President Whitmore.
* %%* BigNo: "JIMMY NOOOO!!!"



* TheCameo: Kurt Fuller and Vincent Schiavelli make uncredited appearances in the background news broadcasts, which are featured in full on the 20th anniversary bluray.

to:

* TheCameo: Kurt Fuller and Vincent Schiavelli make uncredited appearances in the background news broadcasts, which are featured in full on the 20th anniversary bluray.Blu-ray.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard

to:

* HoistByHisOwnPetardHoistByHisOwnPetard:



* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday

to:

* %%* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday



* IronicEcho

to:

* IronicEchoIronicEcho:



* LampshadeHanging
* LandmarkOfLore: {{Area 51}}

to:

* %%* LampshadeHanging
* %%* LandmarkOfLore: {{Area 51}}



* MoodWhiplash: Hiller's line that he's always dreamed of flying in space accompanied with majestic music and the image of the craft flying triumphantly away from Earth... only for the music to suddenly turn dark and ominous as the camera pans to show them heading towards the Mothership.

to:

* MoodWhiplash: MoodWhiplash:
**
Hiller's line that he's always dreamed of flying in space accompanied with majestic music and the image of the craft flying triumphantly away from Earth... only for the music to suddenly turn dark and ominous as the camera pans to show them heading towards the Mothership.



* TheMountainsOfIllinois

to:

* %%* TheMountainsOfIllinois



* NerdsAreSexy

to:

* NerdsAreSexyNerdsAreSexy:



* PatrioticFervor
* PlanarShockwave

to:

* %%* PatrioticFervor
* %%* PlanarShockwave



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: General Grey.

to:

* %%* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: General Grey.



* RuleOfCool

to:

* %%* RuleOfCool



* ScrapHeapHero: Russell Casse.

to:

* %%* ScrapHeapHero: Russell Casse.



* SomeoneHasToDie
* SoulBrotha

to:

* %%* SomeoneHasToDie
* %%* SoulBrotha



* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''{{Film/Stargate}}''.

to:

* %%* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''{{Film/Stargate}}''.



** [[spoiler:Russell gets revenge for his abduction years back and shows humanity how to win the war.]]

to:

** [[spoiler:Russell Russell gets revenge for [[spoiler:for his abduction years back and shows humanity how to win the war.]]



* YouHaveToBelieveMe: David tries to call Connie shortly after the aliens' arrival and tell her that they're going to attack. She brushes him off as paranoid, causing him to drive all the way to Washington to convince her in person.

to:

* YouHaveToBelieveMe: YouHaveToBelieveMe:
**
David tries to call Connie shortly after the aliens' arrival and tell her that they're going to attack. She brushes him off as paranoid, causing him to drive all the way to Washington to convince her in person.
21st Mar '17 5:43:35 AM LtFedora
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* JustBeforeTheEnd

to:

* JustBeforeTheEndJustBeforeTheEnd: July 2, 1996 starts as just an ordinary day in America. Only weird thing is satellite disruptions on every TV channel.
This list shows the last 10 events of 412. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.IndependenceDay