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Independence day [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox presents a Centropolis Entertainment production, a Roland Emmerich film ; produced by Dean Devlin ; written by Dean Devlin & Roland Emmerich ; directed by Roland Emmerich.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library. (Show)

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Summary:

On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. At first thought to be meteors, the United States military suspect that a number of enormous alien spacecraft are on a collision course with Earth. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. Survivors set out towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the killing aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library DVD INDEP (Text) 37801000656437 DVD DVD Branch_Only_3months 09/05/2020 Available -
Baker Richland Branch SCI-FI IND V.1 DVD (Text) 37814003046118 VIDEO DVD None 11/16/2016 Available -
Pilot Rock Public Library DVD INDEP (Text) 37868000120409 Video DVD None 08/11/2016 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 20th anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Commentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin; commentary by special effects supervisors Volker Engel and Doug Smith.
Special features (disc 2): All new 30-minute documentary "Independence Day: a Legacy Surging forward"; gag reel; creating reality; ID4 invasion mock-umentary; The making of ID4; monitor Earth broadcasts; gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Karl Walter Lindenlaub ; editor, David Brenner ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Joseph Porro ; production designers, Patrick Tatopoulos, Oliver Scholl ; visual effects, Volker Engel, Douglas Smith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein.
Summary, etc.:
On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. At first thought to be meteors, the United States military suspect that a number of enormous alien spacecraft are on a collision course with Earth. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. Survivors set out towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the killing aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sci-fi destruction and violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
English SDH, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > United States > Drama.
Life on other planets > Drama.
Scientists > Nevada > Area 51 > Drama.
Battles > United States > Drama.
Area 51 (Nev.) > Drama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
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250 . ‡a20th anniversary edition.
260 . ‡aBeverly Hills, Calif. : ‡b20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ‡c[2016]
300 . ‡a1 videodisc (145 min.) : ‡bsd., col. ; ‡c4 3/4 in.
500 . ‡aTitle from container.
5111 . ‡aWill Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein.
508 . ‡aDirector of photography, Karl Walter Lindenlaub ; editor, David Brenner ; music, David Arnold ; costume designer, Joseph Porro ; production designers, Patrick Tatopoulos, Oliver Scholl ; visual effects, Volker Engel, Douglas Smith.
500 . ‡aOriginally released as a motion picture in 1996.
520 . ‡aOn July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. At first thought to be meteors, the United States military suspect that a number of enormous alien spacecraft are on a collision course with Earth. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. Survivors set out towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the killing aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom.
5218 . ‡aMPAA rating: PG-13; for sci-fi destruction and violence.
500 . ‡aCommentary by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin; commentary by special effects supervisors Volker Engel and Doug Smith.
500 . ‡aSpecial features (disc 2): All new 30-minute documentary "Independence Day: a Legacy Surging forward"; gag reel; creating reality; ID4 invasion mock-umentary; The making of ID4; monitor Earth broadcasts; gallery.
538 . ‡aDVD, widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0.
546 . ‡aEnglish SDH, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
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650 0. ‡aBattles ‡zUnited States ‡vDrama.
651 0. ‡aArea 51 (Nev.) ‡vDrama.
650 0. ‡aFilms for the hearing impaired.
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655 7. ‡aFiction films. ‡2lcgft
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7001 . ‡aDevlin, Dean.
7001 . ‡aEmmerich, Roland.
7001 . ‡aSmith, Will, ‡d1968-
7001 . ‡aPullman, Bill.
7001 . ‡aGoldblum, Jeff, ‡d1952-
7001 . ‡aMcDonnell, Mary.
7001 . ‡aHirsch, Judd.
7001 . ‡aColin, Margaret, ‡d1958-
7001 . ‡aQuaid, Randy, ‡d1950-
7001 . ‡aLoggia, Robert.
7001 . ‡aRebhorn, James, ‡d1948-2014.
7001 . ‡aFierstein, Harvey, ‡d1954-
7001 . ‡aArnold, David, ‡d1962-
7102 . ‡aTwentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
7102 . ‡aCentropolis Entertainment (Firm)
7102 . ‡aTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
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999 . ‡eDVD
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