In 'Independence Day' (1996) when massive spaceships loom over Earth, the world stands in awe and wonder. This soon turns to terror as the aliens launch an all-out attack, devastating the planet. The survivors, led by American President Thomas J. Whitmore (Bill Pullman), decide to fight back. The traditional B-movie format is updated for the 90s, making it one of the biggest box office smashes ever. Also starring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum. 'I, Robot' (2004) is a special effects-laden sci-fi action thriller starring Will Smith. Set in a near future in which robots have become a vital component of human beings' everyday lives. They are pre-programmed to always obey humans and never harm them. So when robot scientist Dr Alfred Lanning (James Cromwell) is murdered and a humanoid robot is in the frame, the authorities are understandably worried. Robot-hating Chicago Police Detective John Spooner (Smith) is assigned to investigate. In 'Minority Report' (2001)Tom Cruise stars as a John Anderton, a cop pursued by his own colleagues. Anderton works for the Pre-Crime Division of the Washington DC police force, a special unit which acts on information obtained from mutants with pre-cognitive abilities in order to prevent murders before they have been committed. When the mutants have visions of a murder carried out by Anderton himself, the cop goes on the run and attempts to prove his own future-innocence.