Independence Day quotes

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The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Director: Roland Emmerich
Writer: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich
Production: Twentieth Century Fox, Centropolis Film Productions, Centropolis Entertainment
Year: 1996
MetaScore: 59/100
ImdbRating: 7.0
BoxOffice: $306,169,268
Released: 03 Jul 1996
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 35 wins & 35 nominations total

84 Clips & Quotes

In less than an hour - Independence Day 02:47 In less than an hour That's what you get - Independence Day 00:43 That's what you get This was supposed to be my weekend off - Independence Day 01:06 This was supposed to be my weekend off All you need is love - Independence Day 00:18 All you need is love Are you all right - Independence Day 00:44 Are you all right Take a look at the Earthlings - Independence Day 00:46 Take a look at the Earthlings You punched the President - Independence Day 00:20 You punched the President You really think you can fly that thing - Independence Day 00:27 You really think you can fly that thing I ain't heard no fat lady - Independence Day 00:28 I ain't heard no fat lady Tell my children - Independence Day 00:26 Tell my children That I don't have to live with - Independence Day 00:42 That I don't have to live with I don't understand - Independence Day 00:37 I don't understand Stop side seat driving - Independence Day 00:41 Stop side seat driving I picked a hell of a day to quit drinkin' - Independence Day 00:07 I picked a hell of a day to quit drinkin' A countdown to what David - Independence Day 01:03 A countdown to what David You wanna see my clearance - Independence Day 00:42 You wanna see my clearance Don't you tell him to shut up - Independence Day 01:43 Don't you tell him to shut up They're chasing us - Independence Day 00:06 They're chasing us What a pleasure - Independence Day 00:22 What a pleasure Let's kick the tires and light the fires - Independence Day 00:17 Let's kick the tires and light the fires I'd sure like to know what you're doing - Independence Day 00:23 I'd sure like to know what you're doing Is asking Los Angelenos not to fire their guns at the visitor spacecraft - Independence Day 00:32 Is asking Los Angelenos not to fire their guns at the... Haven't you ever wanted to be part of something special - Independence Day 00:13 Haven't you ever wanted to be part of something special They're bringing us in - Independence Day 00:15 They're bringing us in I've been sayin' it - Independence Day 00:36 I've been sayin' it Didn't I promise you fireworks - Independence Day 00:08 Didn't I promise you fireworks What your father did was very brave - Independence Day 00:12 What your father did was very brave W what do you mean - Independence Day 00:28 W what do you mean Everyone's trying to get out of Washington - Independence Day 00:25 Everyone's trying to get out of Washington It's Air Force One - Independence Day 00:19 It's Air Force One I hope they bring back Elvis - Independence Day 00:18 I hope they bring back Elvis Nobody's perfect - Independence Day 00:14 Nobody's perfect What do you want us to do - Independence Day 00:12 What do you want us to do Payback's a bitch - Independence Day 00:12 Payback's a bitch Is that an earthquake - Independence Day 00:09 Is that an earthquake I have got to get me one of these - Independence Day 00:06 I have got to get me one of these Casse some cover - Independence Day 00:10 Casse some cover Don't worry about it - Independence Day 00:47 Don't worry about it If this isn't an insanely beautiful woman - Independence Day 00:24 If this isn't an insanely beautiful woman Just shut up and read it - Independence Day 00:22 Just shut up and read it This could be our last night on Earth - Independence Day 00:23 This could be our last night on Earth What the hell are you doing - Independence Day 00:14 What the hell are you doing Just try and stay calm - Independence Day 00:43 Just try and stay calm This is the vault - Independence Day 00:11 This is the vault Connected to the engine - Independence Day 00:15 Connected to the engine Thinking you're all that - Independence Day 00:17 Thinking you're all that Then we're being exterminated - Independence Day 00:49 Then we're being exterminated This is our victory dance - Independence Day 00:19 This is our victory dance You know I really like Jasmine - Independence Day 00:34 You know I really like Jasmine Mommy is sleeping now - Independence Day 00:16 Mommy is sleeping now A little shake and they all runnin - Independence Day 00:16 A little shake and they all runnin What's the matter with you - Independence Day 00:12 What's the matter with you If you feel compelled to leave these cities - Independence Day 00:22 If you feel compelled to leave these cities Angelenos are advised to avoid the highways wherever possible - Independence Day 00:26 Angelenos are advised to avoid the highways wherever... Doesn't anybody have any missiles left - Independence Day 00:17 Doesn't anybody have any missiles left If I had known I was gonna meet the president - Independence Day 00:25 If I had known I was gonna meet the president Is that glass bulletproof - Independence Day 00:06 Is that glass bulletproof You did NOT shoot that green shit at me - Independence Day 00:17 You did NOT shoot that green shit at me So  this  is healthy - Independence Day 00:08 So this is healthy To the end of the world - Independence Day 00:14 To the end of the world It's the White House - Independence Day 00:26 It's the White House If you don't move soon - Independence Day 00:30 If you don't move soon Now what do we do - Independence Day 00:27 Now what do we do Daddy let me watch Letterman - Independence Day 00:16 Daddy let me watch Letterman You're leaving now - Independence Day 00:42 You're leaving now Get on the wire - Independence Day 00:11 Get on the wire It's a fine line between standing behind a principle and hiding behind one - Independence Day 00:42 It's a fine line between standing behind a principle and... Captain Steven Hiller - Independence Day 00:26 Captain Steven Hiller Do you really think you can fly that thing - Independence Day 00:32 Do you really think you can fly that thing He's a good man - Independence Day 01:06 He's a good man The end has come - Independence Day 00:26 The end has come They're closing - Independence Day 00:50 They're closing This is a restricted area - Independence Day 00:45 This is a restricted area If you're so smart - Independence Day 00:28 If you're so smart Something you want to add to this briefing - Independence Day 00:28 Something you want to add to this briefing You may inadvertently trigger an interstellar war - Independence Day 00:34 You may inadvertently trigger an interstellar war And Washington D - Independence Day 00:27 And Washington D Have been left in ruins - Independence Day 00:35 Have been left in ruins And we're the only schmucks trying to get in - Independence Day 00:28 And we're the only schmucks trying to get in For crying out loud - Independence Day 00:26 For crying out loud I would've worn a tie - Independence Day 00:29 I would've worn a tie A parabolic indentation 9 city blocks in diameter - Independence Day 00:48 A parabolic indentation 9 city blocks in diameter We may not have much of an America left to defend - Independence Day 00:23 We may not have much of an America left to defend He's on me like white on rice - Independence Day 00:55 He's on me like white on rice

Cast

Capt. Steven Hiller - Will Smith
President Thomas J. Whitmore - Bill Pullman
David Levinson - Jeff Goldblum
Marilyn Whitmore - Mary McDonnell
Julius Levinson - Judd Hirsch
General William Grey - Robert Loggia
Russell Casse - Randy Quaid
Constance Spano - Margaret Colin
Albert Nimziki - James Rebhorn
Marty Gilbert - Harvey Fierstein
Major Mitchell - Adam Baldwin
Dr. Brakish Okun - Brent Spiner
Miguel - James Duval
Jasmine Dubrow - Vivica A. Fox
Alicia - Lisa Jakub
Dylan - Ross Bagley
Patricia Whitmore - Mae Whitman
Captain Watson - Bill Smitrovich
Tiffany - Kiersten Warren
Capt. Jimmy Wilder - Harry Connick Jr.
Dr. Isaacs - John Storey
Teddy - Frank Novak
Techy - Leland Orser
Aide - Ross Lacy
Whitmore's Aide - David Pressman
Techy / Med Asst - Vivian Palermo
Commander / Tech - Raphael Sbarge
Commanding Officer - Bobby Hosea
Commanding Officer - Dan Lauria
Radar Tech - Steve Giannelli
Radar Tech - Eric Paskel
Radar Operator (as Carlos LaCamara) - Carlos Lacamara
Secret Serviceman - John Bennett Perry
Secret Serviceman - Troy Willis
Technician - Tim Kelleher
Area 51 Technician - Wayne Wilderson
Area 51 Guard - Jay Acovone
SETI Tech One - James Wong
SETI Tech Two - Thom Barry
SETI Tech Three - Jana Marie Hupp
Second Officer - Matt Pashkow
Chief of Staff - Robert Pine
Co-Worker #2 (as Marisa Morell) - Marisa Johnston
Co-Worker #3 - Michael Winther
Co-Worker #4 - Dexter Warren
Co-Worker #5 - Paul LeClair
Lt. Peterson (as Capt. Michael 'Chewy' Vacca) - Michael Vacca
Secret Service Agent (as David Chanel) - David Channell
Military Aide - Greg Collins
Sky Crane Pilot - Derek Webster
Pilot - Mark Fite
Russian Pilot - Levani
Russian Pilot - Kristof Konrad
Tank Commander - Kevin Sifuentes
Soldier - Elston Ridgle
Mechanic - Randy Oglesby
Mechanic - Jack Moore
Street Preacher - Barry Del Sherman
Secret Service Guy - Lyman Ward
Monica Soloway - Barbara Beck
Reporter - Joe Fowler
Reporter - Andrew Warne
Reporter - Sharon Tay
Russian Reporter (as Peter Jozef Lucas) - Peter J. Lucas
Russian Newscaster - Yelena Danova
Korean Newscaster (as Derek Kim) - Johnny Kim
Newscaster - Vanessa J. Wells
German Video Newscaster (scenes deleted) - Jessika Cardinahl
Video Newscaster - Gary W. Cruz
Video Newscaster - Ron Pitts
Video Newscaster - Wendy L. Walsh
Video Newscaster - Christine Devine
Video Newscaster - Mark Thompson
Rex Black / NY Newscaster - Ernie Anastos
Atlantic Air CINC - Kevin Cooney
Chaplain - Rance Howard
Japanese Tech - Nelson Mashita
B-2 Pilot - Jeff Phillips
Arab Pilot - Sayed Badreya
Sailor - Adam Tomei
Lucas - John Bradley
Housewife - Kimberly Beck
Lieutenant - Thomas F. Duffy
Older Boy - Andrew Keegan
Thomson (as Jon Matthews) - Jon Shear
Reginald - Jim Piddock
Self (as Fred Barnes) - Frederic W. Barnes
Northridge Field Reporter - Eric Michael Zee
Redneck - Pat Skipper
Farmer Kid - Carlos Lara
Elvis Fanatic - Lee Strauss
Woman on Roof - Lisa Star
Intellectual on Roof - Malcolm Danare
Trucker on Roof - Arthur Brooks
Thief (as Michael G. Moertl) - Michael Moertl
Master CPO - James J. Joyce
Kim Peters (Reporter) - Joyce Cohen
Entertainment Tonight Reporter - Julie Moran
Flagstaff News Anchor - Robin Groth
LAPD Helicopter Pilot - Richard Pachorek
Boomer - Dakota
Alien Vocal Effects - Gary A. Hecker
Special Vocal Effects (voice) - Frank Welker
Secret Service Agent - Jonathan Adler
Pilot - T.D. Antoine
Cab Driver - Kevin Ash
SETI Chief - Erick Avari
Doctor - Pam Blackwell
Police Officer at White House - Greg Bronson
Homeless woman - Kadrolsha Ona Carole
Homeless guy - Roy Milton Davis
Eagle 2 Pilot (voice) - Dean Devlin
British News Translator - Daren Dochterman
Man in Office - Volker Engel
Self - 'Sky News' Anchorman - Bob Friend
Alien - Jake Garber
German Fighter Pilot - Jeffrey Gold
Trailer Trash - Michael Haddad
Malitiaman - Bart Hamatake
African - Andre Harper
Colin Barclay - Lincoln D. Hiatt
Man in Crowd - Jay Hopkins
Man staring at alien mothership - Jalil Jay Lynch
Staff Sergeant - Darin Mangan
Son of Air Force Pilot - Joe Martinez
Joint Chiefs of Staff - Scott McKinley
Presidential Address Attendee - Karolyna Medina
High-Ranking Officer - Ralph Moratz
Israeli Fighter Pilot - Bryan Moss
Pilot - Roy Newton
Helicopter Passenger - Gary Pike
Protestor - Omni Hotel - Darla Rae
Stripper - Nectar Rose
Dr. Hartmund Engel - Vincent Schiavelli
Bride - Bonnie Silco
Big Hat Guy on Tower - Tadao Tomomatsu
Area 51 Personal - Antonino Garcia Tony
Young Pilot - Michael A. Valenzano
British Pilot - James With
Los Angeles Woman - Anne Zogby