Independence Day I, Robot Minority Report

  |  Buy to Own: 16/10/2006
Rated TBC by the BBFC


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.