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Manila Bulletin
Catching lightning in a bottlefight for. IDR4 feels like its predecessor in many ways, likely due to having
Catching lightning in a bottle
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 minutes ago
fight for. IDR4 feels like its predecessor in many ways, likely due to having the same minds at the helm namely director Roland Emmerich and co-writer Dean Devlin. There is no doubt they were aiming to catch lighting in a bottle a second time,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayexpert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snap
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
'Resurgence' is a weak payoff for fans of 1996's 'Independence Day'total failure, but anyone hoping “Resurgence” would deliver on 20 years worth o
'Resurgence' is a weak payoff for fans of 1996's 'Independence Day'
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
total failure, but anyone hoping “Resurgence” would deliver on 20 years worth of buildup will leave disappointed. Director Roland Emmerich (who also helmed the original) puts his emphasis on the visuals, and they do look pretty good. But good... Read more
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Junkee
The Team Behind 'Independence Day 2' Is Making A Film About The Moon Crashing Into The EarthIndependence Day: Resurgencehas been in theatres for less than a week, and alre
The Team Behind 'Independence Day 2' Is Making A Film About The Moon Crashing Into The Earth
Junkee / Posted 3 hours ago
Independence Day: Resurgencehas been in theatres for less than a week, and already director Roland Emmerich is coming up with new ways to destroy the world. According to Deadline, Universal Pictures has just paid seven figures for a new spec script... Read more
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Daily Mail
Independence Day sequel is predicted to bring in ONLY $43 millionby the fact that he's 'forced to play "generic hero guy"'. Philips focused the
Independence Day sequel is predicted to bring in ONLY $43 million
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
by the fact that he's 'forced to play "generic hero guy"'. Philips focused the opening of his review on director Roland Emmerich, writing he had 'pulled a seriously lousy sequel, dripping with alien goo and incoherence'. 'I’ve been a... Read more
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WA Today
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayexpert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snap
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
WA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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The Age
Jeff Goldblum is back for Independence Day: Resurgence as a true one-offexpert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snap
Jeff Goldblum is back for Independence Day: Resurgence as a true one-off
The Age / Posted 6 hours ago
expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jeff Goldblum is back for Independence Day: Resurgence as a true one-offexpert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snap
Jeff Goldblum is back for Independence Day: Resurgence as a true one-off
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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Canberra Times
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayexpert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snap
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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examiner.com
Movies opening this weekend : ‘Independence Day', ‘Free State of Jones'8 min.) – Twenty years after their first attack the aliens are back, and with m
Movies opening this weekend : ‘Independence Day', ‘Free State of Jones'
examiner.com / Posted 7 hours ago
8 min.) – Twenty years after their first attack the aliens are back, and with much more advanced technology. (Writer(s): Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlinj, Nicolas Wright, James A. Woods and James Vanderbilt based on a story by Roland Emmerich, Dean... Read more
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Daily Mail
The new Independence Day begins brightly but collapses into sillinessattempt to launch a new franchise Twenty years after that ominous shadow passe
The new Independence Day begins brightly but collapses into silliness
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
attempt to launch a new franchise Twenty years after that ominous shadow passed over as many global landmarks as director Roland Emmerich could think of – and two decades after the White House was blown to pieces in a major Hollywood film for the... Read more
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asianage
The queen is heremight not be unique or different from the other, it is mostly the story telling
The queen is here
asianage / Posted 11 hours ago
might not be unique or different from the other, it is mostly the story telling that makes one stand out from the other. Roland Emmerich is not so much of a storyteller; he does not even want to tell a story. He is just busy putting up a show, a... Read more
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/Film
Independence Day 3: Roland Emmerich Has an "Intergalactic Journey" Plannedit out for themselves, we knew this sequel would at least hint at the possibili
Independence Day 3: Roland Emmerich Has an "Intergalactic Journey" Planned
/Film / Posted 12 hours ago
it out for themselves, we knew this sequel would at least hint at the possibility of another movie to follow. Now director Roland Emmerich has confirmed as much, and he even teases that Independence Day 3 will feature an “intergalactic journey” for... Read more
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Variety
‘Finding Dory’ Dominates ‘Independence Day’ at $75 Millionto take over the Earth, despite the plucky resistance of its inhabitants. “Ind
‘Finding Dory’ Dominates ‘Independence Day’ at $75 Million
Variety / Posted 14 hours ago
to take over the Earth, despite the plucky resistance of its inhabitants. “Independence Day: Resurgence,” directed by Roland Emmerich, carries a $165 million price tag that requires strong performances from international markets to become... Read more
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New Kerala
Independence Day: Resurgence performs strong at Indian BO on opening day - newkerala.com #81825₹ 4.70 cr nett. India biz... Eng+Hindi+Tamil+Telugu. The film, which was relea
Independence Day: Resurgence performs strong at Indian BO on opening day - newkerala.com #81825
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
₹ 4.70 cr nett. India biz... Eng+Hindi+Tamil+Telugu. The film, which was released across India on Friday, is directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Emmerich, Dean Devlin, Nicholas Wright, James A. Woods and James Vanderbilt. It is the sequel... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Silly sequel is still a big blastactor embraces the opportunity to lighten things up a little as authority-shy f
Silly sequel is still a big blast
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 hours ago
actor embraces the opportunity to lighten things up a little as authority-shy fighter pilot Jake Morrison. And director Roland Emmerich hones in on the twinkle in Hemsworth’s eye – to charismatic effect. Morrison (Hemsworth) is stationed on the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Silly sequel is still a big blastactor embraces the opportunity to lighten things up a little as authority-shy f
Silly sequel is still a big blast
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
actor embraces the opportunity to lighten things up a little as authority-shy fighter pilot Jake Morrison. And director Roland Emmerich hones in on the twinkle in Hemsworth’s eye – to charismatic effect. Morrison (Hemsworth) is stationed on the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
'Independence Day: Resurgence' review: Nopetechnological breakthroughs spearheaded two years prior by Steven Spielberg's "
'Independence Day: Resurgence' review: Nope
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 hours ago
technological breakthroughs spearheaded two years prior by Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park," "Independence Day" director Roland Emmerich set the stage for many pointless and forgettable disaster epics to come. And too many of them forgot that... Read more
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New Kerala
'Independence Day: Resurgence': Disastrous disaster film ( - newkerala.com #81708Film: "Independence Day: Resurgence"; Director: Roland Emmerich; Cast: Jeff Gol
'Independence Day: Resurgence': Disastrous disaster film ( - newkerala.com #81708
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Film: "Independence Day: Resurgence"; Director: Roland Emmerich; Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Travis Trope and Bill Pullman; Rating: * How the hell did we get into this mess? A disaster film so disastrous in its plotting and execution is... Read more
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The Hindu
Independence Day: Resurgence review: Sky fallThe Alien spacecrafts engage ours in battle, and bullets light up the sky, but
Independence Day: Resurgence review: Sky fall
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
The Alien spacecrafts engage ours in battle, and bullets light up the sky, but we feel no thrill. Roland Emmerich, who has made The Day After Tomorrow, 2012, and of course, the original Independence Day, is sort of an expert in this genre. He is... Read more
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Post Magazine
Independence Day: Resurgence director Roland Emmericha devastating attack and forcing survivors to come together to execute a desper
Independence Day: Resurgence director Roland Emmerich
Post Magazine / Posted yesterday
a devastating attack and forcing survivors to come together to execute a desperate counter attack. Written by director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin, the film went on to lead all other releases that year in terms of box office... Read more
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Daily Mail
Critics excoriate new Independence Day movie starring Liam Hemsworthby the fact that he's 'forced to play "generic hero guy"'. Philips focused the
Critics excoriate new Independence Day movie starring Liam Hemsworth
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
by the fact that he's 'forced to play "generic hero guy"'. Philips focused the opening of his review with on director Roland Emmerich, writing he had 'pulled a seriously lousy sequel, dripping with alien goo and incoherence'. 'I’ve been a... Read more
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Variety
The 5 Most Ridiculous Things About ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’It’s a greasy high-cheese blockbuster served up by people who know (mostly) wha
The 5 Most Ridiculous Things About ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’
Variety / Posted yesterday
It’s a greasy high-cheese blockbuster served up by people who know (mostly) what they’re doing — which is to say, director Roland Emmerich, in the 20 years since “ID4,” has not lost his touch for shamelessly grandiose and derivative sci-fi schlock... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
'Independence Day' sequel loses the battle against sillinessout visions that are later brought vividly to life. The only real innovation i
'Independence Day' sequel loses the battle against silliness
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
out visions that are later brought vividly to life. The only real innovation in the story -- conjured up by director Roland Emmerich, his producing partner Dean Devlin and a trio of collaborators -- is that the last attack created a sort of... Read more
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/Film
Independence Day Resurgence Review: Roland Emmerich Shoots for the Moon, Lands in Crazytowndoesn’t give him anything to be shocked by anymore. We’ve seen this all before,
Independence Day Resurgence Review: Roland Emmerich Shoots for the Moon, Lands in Crazytown
/Film / Posted yesterday
doesn’t give him anything to be shocked by anymore. We’ve seen this all before, and it was much better the first time. Roland Emmerich attempts to mix things up by throwing a huge curveball at the audience, introducing a plot point that not... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Independence Day: Resurgence': Same as it ever wasa sequel than a spiritual remake of 1996’s “Independence Day,” this preposterou
'Independence Day: Resurgence': Same as it ever was
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
a sequel than a spiritual remake of 1996’s “Independence Day,” this preposterous new film by returning director Roland Emmerich is both impossible to take seriously or seriously dislike. Not as feeble as 20th Century Fox’s refusal to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Independence Day - Resurgence movie review: The queen is heremight not be unique or different from the other, it is mostly the story telling
Independence Day - Resurgence movie review: The queen is here
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
might not be unique or different from the other, it is mostly the story telling that makes one stand out from the other. Roland Emmerich is not so much of a storyteller; he does not even want to tell a story. He is just busy putting up a show, a... Read more
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Variety
‘Finding Dory’ Swims Past ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Openingat 4,068 locations. It’s heading for an opening day of around $18 million. “In
‘Finding Dory’ Swims Past ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Opening
Variety / Posted yesterday
at 4,068 locations. It’s heading for an opening day of around $18 million. “Independence Day: Resurgence,” directed by Roland Emmerich, carries a $165 million price tag. Emmerich brought back original cast members such as Jeff Goldblum and Bill... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
'Independence Day: Resurgence' on par with 'Sharknado'Starring Liam Hemsworth Three out of five stars Director Roland Emmerich has
'Independence Day: Resurgence' on par with 'Sharknado'
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
Starring Liam Hemsworth Three out of five stars Director Roland Emmerich has finally given us a sequel to the 1996 summer blockbuster “Independence Day” — “Independence Day: Resurgence.” And it’s as visually spectacular, and as vacuous, as you... Read more
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USA Today
Why ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ is secretly amazingDay: Resurgence hasn't so much resurged as it has returned with a resounding si
Why ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ is secretly amazing
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Day: Resurgence hasn't so much resurged as it has returned with a resounding sigh. The 20-years-later sequel, directed by Roland Emmerich, hits theaters Friday and the reviews are, well, not great (as USA TODAY's Brian Truitt put it,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Where there’s no Will, there’s no way in ‘Independence Day’ sequelare many busy and capable actors, playing characters new and old, who never wor
Where there’s no Will, there’s no way in ‘Independence Day’ sequel
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
are many busy and capable actors, playing characters new and old, who never work up a convincing head of steam. Director Roland Emmerich has returned as well, and he and four others are responsible for the script, which contains not one new idea... Read more
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Wired News
Sorry, Gang. But Independence Day: Resurgence Is Really Badfaith. Independence Day felt like a movie about the ’90s that had been made in
Sorry, Gang. But Independence Day: Resurgence Is Really Bad
Wired News / Posted yesterday
faith. Independence Day felt like a movie about the ’90s that had been made in the ’50s. And while creators Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich had a taste for the garish, slathering the movie with over-swollen music, humdinger dialogue (“You are never... Read more
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Deseret News
'Resurgence' is a weak payoff for fans of 1996's 'Independence Day'total failure, but anyone hoping “Resurgence” would deliver on 20 years worth o
'Resurgence' is a weak payoff for fans of 1996's 'Independence Day'
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
total failure, but anyone hoping “Resurgence” would deliver on 20 years worth of buildup will leave disappointed. Director Roland Emmerich (who also helmed the original) puts his emphasis on the visuals, and they do look pretty good. But good... Read more
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The Atlantic
With 'Independence Day: Resurgence' Blockbusters Reach Their Excruciating Nadirtoward expensive CGI endeavors, but let Resurgence be the end, before summer te
With 'Independence Day: Resurgence' Blockbusters Reach Their Excruciating Nadir
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
toward expensive CGI endeavors, but let Resurgence be the end, before summer tentpoles decline any further. The director Roland Emmerich used to be a master of grand, fiery nonsense. To this day, his destruction of the White House and the Empire... Read more
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New Now Next
Don't Expect Independence Day's Gay Couple To Kiss—Or Survive The MovieDon’t Expect Independence Day’s Gay Couple To Kiss—Or Survive The Movie Even b
Don't Expect Independence Day's Gay Couple To Kiss—Or Survive The Movie
New Now Next / Posted yesterday
Don’t Expect Independence Day’s Gay Couple To Kiss—Or Survive The Movie Even before the blowback to Stonewall, director Roland Emmerich made a big deal of announcing that Independence Day: Resurgence would feature a same-sex relationship. “We have... Read more
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The Seattle Times
A big, dumb ‘Independence Day’ sequel lands in theatersFrom the metallic shell of the 1996 smash “Independence Day,” director Roland E
A big, dumb ‘Independence Day’ sequel lands in theaters
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
From the metallic shell of the 1996 smash “Independence Day,” director Roland Emmerich has pulled a seriously lousy sequel, dripping with alien goo and incoherence. I take no pleasure in reporting this news, folks. I’ve been a lonely, half-mad... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Roland Emmerich to Direct Sci-Fi Epic 'Moonfall' for Universalhumanity when the moon falls out of orbit. Independence Day: Resurgence has ju
Roland Emmerich to Direct Sci-Fi Epic 'Moonfall' for Universal
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
humanity when the moon falls out of orbit. Independence Day: Resurgence has just started its theatrical run, but director Roland Emmerich has already set his next project. Universal has acquired Emmerich's spec script Moonfall, which he wrote... Read more
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Times News
Movie review: ‘Alice Through’ and throughLooking Glass” was his last before he died Jan. 14, 2016 at age 69. Unreel,Jun
Movie review: ‘Alice Through’ and through
Times News / Posted yesterday
Looking Glass” was his last before he died Jan. 14, 2016 at age 69. Unreel,June 24: “Independence Day: Resurgence,”PG-13: Roland Emmerich directs Maika Monroe, Joey King, Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum in the science-fiction action film that... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Independence Day: Resurgence' review: Will Smith's the lucky oneFrom the metallic shell of the 1996 smash “Independence Day,” director Roland E
'Independence Day: Resurgence' review: Will Smith's the lucky one
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
From the metallic shell of the 1996 smash “Independence Day,” director Roland Emmerich has pulled a seriously lousy sequel, dripping with alien goo and incoherence. I take no pleasure in reporting this news, folks. I’ve been a lonely, half-mad... Read more
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ABC News
'Independence Day: Resurgence' on Par With 'Sharknado'Three out of five stars Director Roland Emmerich has finally given us a sequel
'Independence Day: Resurgence' on Par With 'Sharknado'
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Three out of five stars Director Roland Emmerich has finally given us a sequel to the 1996 summer blockbuster "Independence Day" -- "Independence Day: Resurgence." And it’s as visually spectacular, and as vacuous, as you might expect. Twenty years... Read more
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dna
'Independence Day 2: Resurgence' review: Supersized new alien invasion— but where's all the cheese?Film: Independence Day 2: Resurgence Director: Roland Emmerich Cast: Jeff Gol
'Independence Day 2: Resurgence' review: Supersized new alien invasion— but where's all the cheese?
dna / Posted yesterday
Film: Independence Day 2: Resurgence Director: Roland Emmerich Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman, Jessie T Usher, William Fichtner, Maika Monroe — It's 2016, 20 years post the events of that 1996 blockbuster called Independence... Read more
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express
Independence Day 2 reviews: This disaster movie is DISASTROUS without Will Smithfirst film, released in 1996 was certified fresh with 61%. It’s clear that the
Independence Day 2 reviews: This disaster movie is DISASTROUS without Will Smith
express / Posted yesterday
first film, released in 1996 was certified fresh with 61%. It’s clear that the follow-up has failed to win over fans of Roland Emmerich’s alien original, as can be seen by the first reviews:Related articles 18 Unmissable Summer 2016 Movies:... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Independence Day: Resurgence' Lands $4 Million Thursday$1.3 million and STX's Free State of Jones took in $365,000. Fox's big-budget
'Independence Day: Resurgence' Lands $4 Million Thursday
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
$1.3 million and STX's Free State of Jones took in $365,000. Fox's big-budget sequel, which sees the return of director Roland Emmerich, is expected to earn in the $45 million-$55 million range from some 4,067 theaters. The film, with a net... Read more
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Variety
‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Invades With $4 Million on Thursday Night$70 million following its record for an animated film debut at $135.1 million.
‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Invades With $4 Million on Thursday Night
Variety / Posted yesterday
$70 million following its record for an animated film debut at $135.1 million. “Independence Day: Resurgence,” directed by Roland Emmerich, carries a $165 million price tag. Emmerich brought back original cast members such as Jeff Goldblum and Bill... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayyears on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
years on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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The Young Witness
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayyears on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
years on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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Western Advocate
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayyears on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
years on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayyears on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
years on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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Manning River Times
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayyears on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
years on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Dayyears on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the
A true one-off, Jeff Goldblum is back for another Independence Day
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
years on, he returns as computer expert David Levinson, delivering some of the movie's cheesiest lines with snappy charm. Roland Emmerich has directed the sequel again but in the absence of Will Smith, his character's son, Dylan Hiller (Jessie... Read more
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