In 1996, Independence Day (ID4) beamed its way into cinemas. The sci-fi action movie, from director Roland Emmerich, told the story of an epic alien invasion which takes place over the July 4th holiday.
Mixing state-of-the-art special effects, with a rip-roaring storyline, Independence Day was a huge blockbuster and a real crowd-pleaser. Upon making its debut, Independence Day was met with a positive response from audiences and it quickly became a box office smash.
But how many Independence Day movies are there? For all the explosive details and more, keep reading!
The Independence Day movies in order
To date there are two entries in the Independence Day movie series. The movies appear in the following order:
- Independence Day (1996)
- Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Are all of the Independence Day movies part of the same series?
Both Independence Day movies are part of the same series. Independence Day is set in 1996, with Independence Day: Resurgence set exactly twenty years later.
Roland Emmerich is the director behind both movies.
Who are the cast of the Independence Day movies?
Notable cast members in the Independence Day movie series include Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Mary McDonnell, Robert Loggia, Randy Quaid, Harvey Fierstein, Adam Baldwin, Brent Spiner, Judd Hirsch, Liam Hemsworth, and William Fichtner.
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