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Airs Wed. Nov. 28, 8:00 PM on FXX (318)

Airs Wed. Nov. 28, 10:30 PM on FXX (318)

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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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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  • Roland Emmerich and Matt Munroe in Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
  • Roland Emmerich and Joey King at an event for Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
  • Liam Hemsworth in Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
  • Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

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Did You Know?


Actor Jeff Goldblum reprises his starring role from Independence Day (1996) as scientist and world savior David Levinson. Goldblum said: "This one is so much bigger than ID4 but the film's spirit of fun, wonder and delight is just as important." Goldblum loved further exploring the ... ...


David Levinson: They like to get the landmarks.


When David sits next to Jake in the Tug (at 30 min and 10 seconds), Jake goes from putting on his seat belt to having his seat belt fastened and headset on within a second (after Jake says, "I haven't crashed in a couple of days").

Crazy Credits

Dedicated to actor Robert Loggia, who died in 2015.

Alternate Versions

An extended version of the movie exists and will be released later after its initial theatrical release. Director has said: "It's only about seven minutes longer. It's interesting for fans to see which scenes we cut, although I like it when movies are short." A longer special edition of the original was also released, which ran almost two-and-a-half hours at 145 minutes with the extended cut running for 154 minutes.


Traveling Through Space
Music by
Harald Kloser and Thomas Wander, with Thomas Schobel


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

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