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--> '''General Grey:''' Get onto the wire with every squadron around the world, tell them how to bring those sons of ''bitches'' down

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--> '''General Grey:''' Get onto the wire with every squadron around the world, tell them how to bring those sons of ''bitches'' downdown.


* Let's just face it, the whole movie was and still is a CrowningMomentofAwesome for Creator/RolandEmmerich, the actors, and the film itself. Not to mention nearly ''every'' TV channel airs it mostly every month. ''ESPECIALLY'' the Visual Effects, '''HOLY freakin' SHIT!'''

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* Let's just face it, the whole movie was and still is a CrowningMomentofAwesome SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome for Creator/RolandEmmerich, the actors, and the film itself. Not to mention nearly ''every'' TV channel airs it mostly every month. ''ESPECIALLY'' the Visual Effects, '''HOLY freakin' SHIT!'''


* The canyon chase. After his entire squadron is slaughtered in a failed counter-attack, Captain Hiller, his plane depleted of weaponry, leads a pursuing alien attacker into a chase through the Grand Canyon, maneuvering an F/A-18 through ''extremely'' tight openings at high speed while the alien attacker continuously tries to hit him with its weapons, no doubt growing increasingly frustrated at being unable to hit Hiller's plane. The chase finally ends when Hiller, his plane rapidly running out of fuel, deploys his braking parachute and detaches it right into the face of the pursuing attacker. Using that to his advantage, Hiller ejects while his plane flies right into a canyon wall. The parachute finally flies off the attacker, which is then greeted with the explosion of the plane and the rapidly approaching canyon wall. The alien pilot is barely able to pull up and clips the canyon wall, crashlanding not too far away.

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* The canyon chase. After his entire squadron is slaughtered in a failed counter-attack, Captain Hiller, his plane depleted of weaponry, leads a pursuing alien attacker into a chase through the Grand Canyon, maneuvering an F/A-18 through ''extremely'' tight openings at high speed while the alien attacker continuously tries to hit him with its weapons, no doubt growing increasingly frustrated at being unable to hit Hiller's plane. The chase finally ends when Hiller, his plane rapidly running out of fuel, deploys his braking parachute and detaches it right into the face of the pursuing attacker. Using that to his advantage, Hiller ejects while his plane flies right into a canyon wall. The parachute finally flies off the attacker, which is then greeted with the explosion of the plane and the rapidly approaching canyon wall. The alien pilot is barely able to pull up and clips the canyon wall, lip, losing control crashlanding not too far away.


--> '''General Grey:''' Get onto the wire with every squadron around the world, tell em out to bring those sons of ''bitches'' down

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--> '''General Grey:''' Get onto the wire with every squadron around the world, tell em out them how to bring those sons of ''bitches'' down


* A major shout-out to the Royal Air Force, the Armée de l'air, the Luftwaffe, the Israeli Defense Forces, the JASDF, the VVS, the [=KLu=], the RSAF, the People's Liberarion Army Air Force, the [=FiAF=], the Royal Canadian Air Force, and every other air force who managed to hold their ground against the attackers and take down the city destroyers.

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* A major shout-out to the Royal Air Force, the Armée de l'air, the Luftwaffe, the Israeli Defense Forces, the JASDF, the VVS, the [=KLu=], the RSAF, the People's Liberarion Army Air Force, the [=FiAF=], the Royal Canadian Air Force, and every other air force who managed to hold their ground against the attackers and take down the city destroyers.City Destroyers.


* The canyon chase. After his entire squadron is slaughtered in a failed counter-attack, Captain Hiller, his plane depleted of weaponry, leads a pursuing alien attacker into a chase through the Grand Canyon, maneuvering an F/A-18 through ''extremely'' tight openings at high speed while the alien attacker continuously tries to hit him with it's weapons, no doubt growing increasingly frustrated at being unable to hit Hiller's plane. The chase finally ends when Hiller, his plane rapidly running out of fuel, deploys his braking parachute and detaches it right into the face of the pursuing attacker. Using that to his advantage, Hiller ejects while his plane flies right into a canyon wall. The parachute finally flies off the attacker, which is then greeted with the explosion of the plane and the rapidly approaching canyon wall. The alien pilot is barely able to pull up and clips the canyon wall, crashlanding not too far away.

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* The canyon chase. After his entire squadron is slaughtered in a failed counter-attack, Captain Hiller, his plane depleted of weaponry, leads a pursuing alien attacker into a chase through the Grand Canyon, maneuvering an F/A-18 through ''extremely'' tight openings at high speed while the alien attacker continuously tries to hit him with it's its weapons, no doubt growing increasingly frustrated at being unable to hit Hiller's plane. The chase finally ends when Hiller, his plane rapidly running out of fuel, deploys his braking parachute and detaches it right into the face of the pursuing attacker. Using that to his advantage, Hiller ejects while his plane flies right into a canyon wall. The parachute finally flies off the attacker, which is then greeted with the explosion of the plane and the rapidly approaching canyon wall. The alien pilot is barely able to pull up and clips the canyon wall, crashlanding not too far away.


* The dog outrunning the fireball.

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* The Jasmine's dog outrunning Boomer noticed the fireball.explosion consuming a tunneled expressway with himself inside, but upon being called by Jasmine away from the scene, he managed to outrun it to rejoin with Jasmine and Dylan as they all hide away inside a utility tunnel for protection.


** That entire sequence where they launch their attack; the two decide they aren't getting out of this alive, and light up the cigars before setting off the virus and the nuke one after another, standing up to smile and wave at the aliens for good measure, all while three alien attackers hover behind them. The kicker is that the alien controller had no idea what was going on when it saw them. The confused and shocked reaction to the Jolly Roger virus appearing on the screens just sells the whole moment. Then the nuclear missile flies out of its launcher and streaks towards the alien controller's booth and even though it has no mouth, the controller does the closest thing to screaming "shit!" it can as a nuke

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** That entire sequence where they launch their attack; the two decide they aren't getting out of this alive, and light up the cigars before setting off the virus and the nuke one after another, standing up to smile and wave at the aliens for good measure, all while three alien attackers hover behind them. The kicker is that the alien controller had no idea what was going on when it saw them. The confused and shocked reaction to the Jolly Roger virus appearing on the screens just sells the whole moment. Then the nuclear missile flies out of its launcher and streaks towards the alien controller's booth and even though it has no mouth, the controller does the closest thing to screaming "shit!" it can as a nuke flies right through it's workspace, and ''keeps going'', finally embedding itself further in the mothership.


* The canyon chase. After his entire squadron is slaughtered in a failed counter-attack, Captain Hiller, his plane depleted of weaponry, leads a pursuing alien attacker into a chase through the Grand Canyon, maneuvering an F/A-18 through ''extremely'' tight openings at high speed while the alien attacker continuously tries to hit him with it's weapons, no doubt growing increasingly frustrated at being unable to hit Hiller's plane. The chase finally ends when Hiller, his plane rapidly running out of fuel, deploys his braking parachute and detaches it right into the face of the pursuing attacker. Using that to his advantage, Hiller ejects while his plane flies right into a canyon wall. The parachute finally flies off the attacker, which is then greeted with the explosion of the plane and the rapidly approaching canyon wall. The alien pilot is barely able to pull up and clips the canyon wall, crashlanding not too far away.



** That entire sequence where they launch their attack; the two decide they aren't getting out of this alive, and light up the cigars before setting off the virus and the nuke one after another, standing up to smile and wave at the aliens for good measure. The kicker is that the alien had no idea what was going on when it saw them. The confused and shocked reaction to the Jolly Roger virus appearing on the screens just sells the whole moment.

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** That entire sequence where they launch their attack; the two decide they aren't getting out of this alive, and light up the cigars before setting off the virus and the nuke one after another, standing up to smile and wave at the aliens for good measure. measure, all while three alien attackers hover behind them. The kicker is that the alien controller had no idea what was going on when it saw them. The confused and shocked reaction to the Jolly Roger virus appearing on the screens just sells the whole moment. Then the nuclear missile flies out of its launcher and streaks towards the alien controller's booth and even though it has no mouth, the controller does the closest thing to screaming "shit!" it can as a nuke


** That entire scene is a Crowning Moment of Awesome; Whitmore is the first to launch a missile once the virus is planted , and when his missile impacts against the shield, the entire attack is called off and despair fills the control room. The entire attack force breaks off, but Whitmore instead accelerates towards the City Destroyer and launches another missile. The entire control room watches as the missile soars towards the saucer, passes the point where the shields should have stopped it...and impacts against the hull. What moments ago was sheer hopelessness is replaced with sheer jubilation and Whitmore's plane is rejoined by his squadron, who then proceed to absolutely ''unload'' on the City Destroyer with multiple missiles.

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** That entire ''entire'' scene is a Crowning Moment of Awesome; Whitmore is the first to launch a missile once the virus is planted , and when his missile impacts against the shield, the entire attack is called off and despair fills the control room. The entire attack force breaks off, All of the planes break off and retreat, but Whitmore instead accelerates towards the City Destroyer and launches another missile. The entire control room watches as the missile soars towards the saucer, passes the point where the shields should have stopped it...and impacts against the hull. What moments ago was sheer hopelessness is replaced with sheer jubilation and Whitmore's plane is rejoined by his squadron, who then proceed to absolutely ''unload'' on the City Destroyer with multiple missiles.


** That entire scene is a Crowning Moment of Awesome; Whitmore is the first to launch a missile once the virus is planted , and when his missile impacts against the shield, the entire attack is called off and despair fills the control room. The entire attack force breaks off, but Whitmore instead accelerates towards the City Destroyer and launches another missile. The entire control room watches as the missile soars towards the saucer, passes the shields impact point...and impacts against the hull. What moments ago was sheer hopelessness is replaced with sheer jubilation and Whitmore's plane is rejoined by his squadron, who then proceed to absolutely ''unload'' on the City Destroyer with multiple missiles.

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** That entire scene is a Crowning Moment of Awesome; Whitmore is the first to launch a missile once the virus is planted , and when his missile impacts against the shield, the entire attack is called off and despair fills the control room. The entire attack force breaks off, but Whitmore instead accelerates towards the City Destroyer and launches another missile. The entire control room watches as the missile soars towards the saucer, passes the point where the shields impact point...should have stopped it...and impacts against the hull. What moments ago was sheer hopelessness is replaced with sheer jubilation and Whitmore's plane is rejoined by his squadron, who then proceed to absolutely ''unload'' on the City Destroyer with multiple missiles.

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** That entire scene is a Crowning Moment of Awesome; Whitmore is the first to launch a missile once the virus is planted , and when his missile impacts against the shield, the entire attack is called off and despair fills the control room. The entire attack force breaks off, but Whitmore instead accelerates towards the City Destroyer and launches another missile. The entire control room watches as the missile soars towards the saucer, passes the shields impact point...and impacts against the hull. What moments ago was sheer hopelessness is replaced with sheer jubilation and Whitmore's plane is rejoined by his squadron, who then proceed to absolutely ''unload'' on the City Destroyer with multiple missiles.


* The ''immense'' catharsis of watching the aliens city-destroyer cannon, that had destroyed so many landmarks and cities worldwide, disintegrate itself and ultimately destroy the entire saucer.

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* The ''immense'' catharsis of watching the aliens city-destroyer cannon, that had destroyed so many landmarks and cities worldwide, disintegrate blow itself and ultimately destroy up (exactly like the entire saucer.targets it laid waste to) all because one brave pilot rammed his jet right up the cannon's barrel.


* The ''immense'' catharsis of watching the aliens city-destroyer cannon, that had destroyed so many landmarks and cities worldwide, disintegrate itself and ultimately destroy the entire saucer.



** The ''immense'' catharsis of watching the aliens city-destroyer cannon, that had destroyed so many landmarks and cities worldwide, disintegrate itself and ultimately destroy the entire saucer.


** The ''immense'' catharsis of watching the aliens city-destroyer cannon, that had destroyed so many landmarks and cities worldwide, disintegrate itself and ultimately destroy the entire saucer.



* Will Smith's character again, when he flashes the VSign, shouts "[[PreMortemOneLiner Peace!]]" and rams the nuke into the alien mothership's hangar control room.

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* Will Smith's character again, when he flashes the VSign, shouts "[[PreMortemOneLiner Peace!]]" and rams the launches a ''tactical'' nuke into the alien mothership's hangar control room.

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