|Studio:||20th Century Fox|
|Writer:||Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich|
|IMDb Rating:||6.6 (179,744 votes)|
|Awards:||Won Oscar. Another 26 wins & 21 nominations|
On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos. A number of enormous objects are on a collision course with Earth that are revealed to be gigantic alien spacecraft. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere an ex-scientist turned cable technician discovers that the aliens are going to attack. On July 3rd, the aliens destroy New York, Los Angeles and Washington. The survivors devise a plan to fight back and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom. July 4th is their Independence Day...