Independence Day

10/02/1997  |  139 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC


Roland Emmerich directs this special effects-laden sci-fi blockbuster starring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum. When massive spaceships appear, hovering above planet Earth, the world stands in awe and wonder. But this soon turns to terror as the aliens launch an all-out attack, devastating the planet's major cities. As the Earth's survivors try to come to terms with what has happened, a group of Americans including President Thomas J. Whitmore (Bill Pullman), fighter pilot Steve Hiller (Smith) and computer boffin David Levinson (Goldblum) decide to fight back.