Independence Day [Blu-ray]

Independence Day [Blu-ray]

 Cast: Will Smith
Will Smith
, Bill Pullman
Bill Pullman
, Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
, Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell
, Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch
Independence Day [Blu-ray]

Independence Day [Blu-ray]

 Cast: Will Smith
Will Smith
, Bill Pullman
Bill Pullman
, Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
, Mary McDonnell
Mary McDonnell
, Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch

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Overview

A group of intrepid humans attempts to save the Earth from vicious extraterrestrials in this extremely popular science-fiction adventure. Borrowing liberally from War of the Worlds, Aliens, and every sci-fi invasion film inbetween, director Roland Emmerich and producer and co-writer Dean Devlin present a visually slick, fast-paced adventure filled with expensive special effects and large-scale action sequences. The story begins with the approach of a series of massive spaceships, which many on Earth greet with open arms, looking forward to the first contact with alien life. Unfortunately, these extraterrestrials have not come in peace, and they unleash powerful weapons that destroy most of the world's major cities. Thrown into chaos, the survivors struggle to band together and put up a last-ditch resistance in order to save the human race. As this is a Hollywood film, this effort is led by a group of scrappy Americans, including a computer genius who had foreseen the alien's evil intent (Jeff Goldblum), a hot-shot jet pilot (Will Smith), and the President of the United States (Bill Pullman). While some critics objected to the film's lack of originality and lapses in logic, the combination of grand visual spectacle and crowd-pleasing storytelling proved irresistible to audiences, resulting in an international smash hit.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/11/2008
UPC: 0024543444237
Original Release: 1996
Rating: PG-13
Source: 20Th Century Fox
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Surround]
Language: English
Time: 2:25:00
Sales rank: 7,224

Special Features

Closed Caption; Scene-specific commentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin; Commentary by special effects supervisors Volker Engel and Doug Smith; Trivia track; Search content; Personal scene selections; Alien Scavenger Hunt game; Enhanced for D-Box motion control systems; Theatrical teaser and trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Will Smith Capt. Steven Hiller
Bill Pullman President Thomas J. Whitmore
Jeff Goldblum David Levinson
Mary McDonnell Marilyn Whitmore
Judd Hirsch Julius Levinson
Margaret Colin Constance Spano
Randy Quaid Russell Casse
Robert Loggia Gen. William Grey
James Rebhorn Albert Nimziki
Harvey Fierstein Marty Gilbert
Adam Baldwin Major Mitchell
Brent Spiner Dr. Brakish Okun
James Duval Miguel
Vivica A. Fox Jasmine Dubrow
Lisa Jakub Alicia
Ross Bagley Dylan
Mae Whitman Patricia Whitmore
Bill Smitrovich Captain Watson
Kiersten Warren Tiffany,Co-Worker No. 4
Harry Connick Jr. Jimmy
Giuseppe Andrews Troy
John Storey Dr. Isaacs
Frank Novak Teddy
Devon Gummersall Philip
Leland Orser Tech/Med. Asst. No. 1
Mirron E. Willis Aide,Secret Serviceman
Ross Lacy Aide
David Pressman Whitmore's Aide
Vivian Palermo Tech/Med. Asst. No. 2
Raphael Sbarge Commander/Tech
Bobby Hosea Commanding Officer
Dan Lauria Commanding Officer
Steve Giannell Radar Tech
Eric Paskel Radar Tech
Carlos LaCamara Radar Operator
John Bennett Perry Secret Serviceman
Tim Kelleher Technician
Wayne Wilderson Area 51 Technician
Jay Acovone Area 51 Guard
Thom Barry SETI Tech Two
Jana Marie Hupp SETI Tech Three
Matt Pashkow Second Officer
Robert Pine Chief of Staff
Marisa Morell Co-Worker No. 2
Michael Winther Co-Worker No. 3
Paul LeClair Co-Worker No. 5
Capt. Michael 'Chewy' Vacca Lt. Peterson
David Chanel Secret Service Agent
John Capodice Mario
Greg Collins Military Aide
Derek Webster Sky Crane Pilot
Mark Fite Pilot
Eric Neal Newman Pilot
Levani Russian Pilot
Kristof Konrad Russian Pilot
Kevin Sifuentes Tank Commander
Elston Ridgle Soldier
Randy Oglesby Mechanic
Jack Moore Mechanic
Barry Del Sherman Street Preacher
Lyman Ward Secret Service Guy
Anthony Crivello Lincoln
Richard Speight Jr. Ed
Barbara Beck Monica Soloway,Housewife
Joe Fowler Reporter
Andrew Warne Reporter
Sharon Tay Reporter
Peter Jozef Lucas Russian Reporter
Yelena Danova Russian Newscaster
Derek Kim Korean Newscaster
Vanessa J. Wells Newscaster
Jessika Cardinahl German Video Newscaster
Gary W. Cruz Video Newscaster
Ron Pitts Video Newscaster
Wendy Walsh Video Newscaster
Christine Devine Video Newscaster
Mark Thompson Video Newscaster
Jack Germond Video Newscaster
Morton Kondracke Video Newscaster
Ernie Anastos Rex Black/NY Newscaster
Cinckevin Cooney Atlantic Air
Rance Howard Chaplain
Nelson Mashita Japanese Tech
Jeff Phillips B-2 Pilot,B-2 Pilot
Steve Giannelli Radar Tech
James Wong SETI Tech One
Andrew Keegan Older Boy
Jim Piddock Reginald
Jerry Dunphy Himself
Barry Nolan Himself
George Putnam Himself
Pat Skipper Redneck
Lisa Star Woman on Roof
Malcolm Danare Intellectual on Roof
Robin Groth Flagstaff News Anchor
Richard Pachorek LAPD Helicopter Pilot
Jim Cummings Special Vocal Effects
John McLaughlin Himself
Sayed Badreya Arab Pilot
Fred Barnes Himself
John Bradley Lucas
Arthur Brooks Trucker on Roof
Eleanor Clift Herself
Joyce Cohen Kim Peters
Deeny Dakota Boomer
James Joyce Master C.P.O.
Carlos Lara Farmer Kid
Jon Mathews Thomson
Michael Moertl Thief
Mike Monteleone Butler
Julie Moran Entertainment Tonight Reporter
Lee Strauss Elvis Fanatic
Adam Tomei Sailor
Eric Zee Northridge Field Reporter
Harry Connick Actor
David Arnold Composer

Technical Credits
Roland Emmerich Director,Screenwriter,Executive Producer,Producer,Producer,Executive Producer
Dean Devlin Screenwriter,Producer,Director
Clay Pinney Special Effects
Volker Engel Special Effects
Tricia Ashford Special Effects
Douglas Hans Smith Special Effects
Joseph Viskocil Special Effects
Jeff Wexler Sound Mixer,Sound/Sound Designer
Sandy Gendler Sound Mixer
Val Kuklowsky Sound Mixer
William Fay Executive Producer,Producer
Bob Beemer Sound Effects
Bill W. Benton Sound Effects
Bruce Bisenz Sound Effects
Noah Blough Sound Effects
James Bolt Sound Effects
Gino Acevedo Special Effects
Rick Barker Stunts
Victor Abbene Special Effects
Stacey Weigert Special Effects
Brian J. Williams Stunts
Tom Morga Stunts
Ray Lykins Stunts
Gary Charles Davis Stunts
Peter Bucossi Stunts
Chris Howell Stunts
Frank Ferrara Sr. Stunts
Norman Douglass Stunts
Doug Coleman Stunts
Dana Hee Stunts
Wendy Kurtzman Casting
Gilbert Combs Stunts
Eddie Matthews Stunts
Chris Carpenter Sound/Sound Designer
Lincoln D. Hiatt Producer
Peter Winther Producer
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