History Film / IndependenceDay

15th Jul '17 12:34:49 AM Ravenya003
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* AngerBornOfFear: Hiller and Jasmine have a fight before he leaves for the army base -- after Hiller demands to know why she's acting "like this", she incredulously goes to the window, pulls back the curtains and gestures to the giant spaceship hovering outside.

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* AngerBornOfFear: AngerBornOfWorry: Hiller and Jasmine have a fight before he leaves for the army base -- after Hiller demands to know why she's acting "like this", she incredulously goes to the window, pulls back the curtains and gestures to the giant spaceship hovering outside.
15th Jul '17 12:33:58 AM Ravenya003
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* AngerBornOfFear: Hiller and Jasmine have a fight before he leaves for the army base -- after Hiller demands to know why she's acting "like this", she incredulously goes to the window, pulls back the curtains and gestures to the giant spaceship hovering outside.
9th Jul '17 11:34:48 PM LtFedora
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* CreditsGag: When the Humane Society's credit appears during the end credits, it says "[[NoAnimalsWereHarmed no animal or alien was harmed in the making of this film]]".

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* CreatorCameo: Dean Devlin voices the pilot who says "I'm on it!" at the end.
* CreditsGag: When the Humane Society's credit appears during the end credits, it says "[[NoAnimalsWereHarmed no animal or alien was harmed in the making of this film]]".film]]." Many of the TV spots had the destroyer's shadow coming over the 20th Century Fox logo, but this wasn't included in the film itself.
7th Jul '17 8:50:07 AM creepingdeath
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*** A 600km long spaceship that is mostly empty wouldn't have a huge amount of gravity, certainly not enough to cause the moon to fall out of orbit.
7th Jul '17 8:27:58 AM creepingdeath
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** The [[http://www.warof1996.com War of 1996]] website for ''Resurgence'' confirms that a destroyer was deployed to South America, and attacked Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Buenos Aries before being intercepted over Caracas. In Africa, Cape Town survived.

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** The [[http://www.warof1996.com War of 1996]] website for ''Resurgence'' confirms that a destroyer was deployed to South America, and attacked Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Buenos Aries before being intercepted over Caracas. In Africa, Mogadishu, Lagos and Addis Ababa were destroyed, but Cape Town survived. Jakarta, Medan and Perth were destroyed, but Sydney survived, as well.
5th Jul '17 12:46:23 PM rufusluciusivan
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* TheApocalypseBringsOutTheBestInPeople: Faced with an hostile alien invasion who threatens to exterminate all humanity, all of the nations unite against the Alien invaders. In the course of 48 hours they throw away centuries worth of bad blood and disagreements for the sake of one thing, survival. Made even better in the sequel, because it stuck.
4th Jul '17 11:07:43 AM LtFedora
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* AnachronismStew: Whitmore and his staff watch the report on the Russian ship from "Soviet Central News," even though the USSR collapsed in 1991.

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* AnachronismStew: Whitmore and his staff watch the report on the Russian ship Siberian fireball from "Soviet Central News," even though the USSR collapsed in 1991.
4th Jul '17 9:01:26 AM SirSapphire
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** That's a bit of a stretch; David jokes about his job but he is in a high-level technical position with the "cable company."

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** That's a bit of a stretch; David jokes about his job but he is in a high-level technical position with the "cable company."" He's still highly overqualified, and it's implied that his divorce took a lot out of him.
29th Jun '17 3:31:05 PM LtFedora
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* ItsAllMyFault: After they narrowly escape Washington, Whitmore takes a moment on Air Force One to grasp the fact that millions of Americans have just died on his watch, all because he didn't plan for the possibility that the aliens were hostile.
26th Jun '17 11:55:46 PM LtFedora
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* AnachronismStew: Whitmore and his staff watch the report on the Russian ship from "Soviet Central News," even though the USSR collapsed in 1991.
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