A disparate ensemble of heroes band together to defeat the alien invaders who are bent on exterminating mankind with formidable firepower. On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. It is soon learned by the military that a number of enormous objects are on a collision course with Earth. At first thought to be meteors, they are later revealed to be gigantic spacecraft, piloted by a mysterious alien species. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. The survivors set out in convoys towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the enslaving aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom. July 4th is their Independence Day...
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Prepare for a spectacular double feature that’s out of this world! Mysterious aliens launch an all-out war against humankind in Independence Day, blasting destructive beams around the globe that nearly wipe out our species. Then in Independence Day: Resurgence, the aliens return with a vengeance 20 years later, and only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can save our world from extinction!
Get ready for thrilling action with these three sci-fi hits! Matt Damon shines as an astronaut trying to survive on desolate Mars in The Martian. Powerful aliens launch an attack on the human race in Independence Day, starring Will Smith. And Justin Timberlake stars with Amanda Seyfried in In Time as a man desperate to defeat a corrupt system in a world where time has replaced money as currency.
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