Independence Day

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.

Grosses

Domestic (37.5%)
$306,169,268
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Runtime2 hr 25 min
Opening Weekend$50,228,264
2,882 theaters
GenresAction Adventure Sci-Fi
Widest Release2,977 theaters
In Release547 days/78 weeks
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jul 2, 1996Tuesday1$11,124,456--2,426$4,585$11,124,456-
Jul 3, 1996Wednesday1$17,406,144+56.5%-2,880$6,043$28,530,6001
Jul 4, 1996
Independence Day
Thursday1$17,343,388-0.4%-2,880$6,022$45,873,9882
Jul 5, 1996Friday1$17,745,871+2.3%-2,882$6,157$63,619,8593
Jul 6, 1996Saturday1$17,906,980+0.9%-2,882$6,213$81,526,8394
Jul 7, 1996Sunday1$14,575,413-18.6%-2,882$5,057$96,102,2525
Jul 8, 1996Monday1$8,225,381-43.6%-2,882$2,854$104,327,6336
Jul 9, 1996Tuesday1$7,747,986-5.8%-30.4%2,882$2,688$112,075,6197
Jul 10, 1996Wednesday1$6,807,010-12.1%-60.9%2,882$2,361$118,882,6298
Jul 11, 1996Thursday1$6,187,378-9.1%-64.3%2,882$2,146$125,070,0079
Jul 12, 1996Friday1$10,302,633+66.5%-41.9%2,908$3,542$135,372,64010
Jul 13, 1996Saturday1$14,720,144+42.9%-17.8%2,908$5,061$150,092,78411
Jul 14, 1996Sunday1$10,219,932-30.6%-29.9%2,908$3,514$160,312,71612
Jul 15, 1996Monday1$4,929,317-51.8%-40.1%2,908$1,695$165,242,03313
Jul 16, 1996Tuesday1$4,646,457-5.7%-40%2,908$1,597$169,888,49014
Jul 17, 1996Wednesday1$3,950,452-15%-42%2,908$1,358$173,838,94215
Jul 18, 1996Thursday1$3,890,610-1.5%-37.1%2,908$1,337$177,729,55216
Jul 19, 1996Friday1$6,247,466+60.6%-39.4%2,972$2,102$183,977,01817
Jul 20, 1996Saturday1$8,871,485+42%-39.7%2,972$2,985$192,848,50318
Jul 21, 1996Sunday1$6,155,866-30.6%-39.8%2,972$2,071$199,004,36919
Jul 22, 1996Monday1$2,676,256-56.5%-45.7%2,972$900$201,680,62520
Jul 23, 1996Tuesday1$2,939,225+9.8%-36.7%2,972$988$204,619,85021
Jul 24, 1996Wednesday1$2,368,087-19.4%-40.1%2,972$796$206,987,93722
Jul 25, 1996Thursday1$2,327,859-1.7%-40.2%2,972$783$209,315,79623
Jul 26, 1996Friday1$3,988,258+71.3%-36.2%2,977$1,339$213,304,05424
Jul 27, 1996Saturday1$5,777,054+44.9%-34.9%2,977$1,940$219,081,10825
Jul 28, 1996Sunday1$4,033,785-30.2%-34.5%2,977$1,354$223,114,89326
Jul 29, 1996Monday1$1,824,793-54.8%-31.8%2,977$612$224,939,68627
Jul 30, 1996Tuesday1$2,152,022+17.9%-26.8%2,977$722$227,091,70828
Jul 31, 1996Wednesday1$1,900,462-11.7%-19.7%2,977$638$228,992,17029
Aug 1, 1996Thursday1$1,885,637-0.8%-19%2,977$633$230,877,80730
Aug 2, 1996Friday1$3,140,841+66.6%-21.2%2,788$1,126$234,018,64831
Aug 3, 1996Saturday1$4,695,103+49.5%-18.7%2,788$1,684$238,713,75132
Aug 4, 1996Sunday1$3,160,370-32.7%-21.7%2,788$1,133$241,874,12133
Aug 5, 1996Monday1$1,503,426-52.4%-17.6%2,788$539$243,377,54734
Aug 6, 1996Tuesday1$1,601,060+6.5%-25.6%2,788$574$244,978,60735
Aug 7, 1996Wednesday1$1,486,469-7.2%-21.8%2,788$533$246,465,07636
Aug 8, 1996Thursday1$1,610,311+8.3%-14.6%2,788$577$248,075,38737
Aug 9, 1996Friday1$2,592,712+61%-17.5%2,589$1,001$250,668,09938
Aug 10, 1996Saturday1$3,641,704+40.5%-22.4%2,589$1,406$254,309,80339
Aug 11, 1996Sunday1$2,446,856-32.8%-22.6%2,589$945$256,756,65940
Aug 12, 1996Monday1$1,133,808-53.7%-24.6%2,589$437$257,890,46741
Aug 13, 1996Tuesday1$1,304,791+15.1%-18.5%2,589$503$259,195,25842
Aug 14, 1996Wednesday1$962,965-26.2%-35.2%2,589$371$260,158,22343
Aug 15, 1996Thursday1$994,600+3.3%-38.2%2,589$384$261,152,82344
Aug 16, 1996Friday1$1,692,022+70.1%-34.7%2,257$749$262,844,84545
Aug 17, 1996Saturday1$2,503,355+48%-31.3%2,257$1,109$265,348,20046
Aug 18, 1996Sunday1$1,615,604-35.5%-34%2,257$715$266,963,80447
Aug 19, 1996Monday1$699,422-56.7%-38.3%2,257$309$267,663,22648
Aug 20, 1996Tuesday1$791,149+13.1%-39.4%2,257$350$268,454,37549
Aug 21, 1996Wednesday1$667,190-15.7%-30.7%2,257$295$269,121,56550
Aug 22, 1996Thursday1$643,963-3.5%-35.3%2,257$285$269,765,52851
Aug 23, 1996Friday1$1,369,604+112.7%-19.1%2,384$574$271,135,13252
Aug 24, 1996Saturday1$2,139,024+56.2%-14.6%2,384$897$273,274,15653
Aug 25, 1996Sunday1$1,230,542-42.5%-23.8%2,384$516$274,504,69854
Aug 26, 1996Monday1$482,932-60.8%-31%2,384$202$274,987,63055
Aug 27, 1996Tuesday1$534,507+10.7%-32.4%2,384$224$275,522,13756
Aug 28, 1996Wednesday1$454,301-15%-31.9%2,384$190$275,976,43857
Aug 29, 1996Thursday1$423,600-6.8%-34.2%2,384$177$276,400,03858
Aug 30, 1996Friday1$1,046,040+146.9%-23.6%2,195$476$277,446,07859
Aug 31, 1996Saturday1$1,733,783+65.7%-18.9%2,195$789$279,179,86160
Sep 1, 1996Sunday1$1,587,111-8.5%+29%2,195$723$280,766,97261
Sep 2, 1996
Labor Day
Monday1$1,170,304-26.3%+142.3%2,195$533$281,937,27662
Sep 3, 1996Tuesday1$315,985-73%-40.9%2,195$143$282,253,26163
Sep 4, 1996Wednesday1$258,515-18.2%-43.1%2,195$117$282,511,77664
Sep 5, 1996Thursday1$260,468+0.8%-38.5%2,195$118$282,772,24465
Sep 6, 1996Friday1$753,912+189.4%-27.9%1,852$407$283,526,15666
Sep 7, 1996Saturday1$1,361,240+80.6%-21.5%1,852$735$284,887,39667
Sep 8, 1996Sunday1$733,052-46.1%-53.8%1,852$395$285,620,44868
Sep 9, 1996Monday1$175,936-76%-85%1,852$94$285,796,38469
Sep 10, 1996Tuesday1$210,661+19.7%-33.3%1,852$113$286,007,04570
Sep 11, 1996Wednesday1$186,490-11.5%-27.9%1,852$100$286,193,53571
Sep 12, 1996Thursday1$187,342+0.5%-28.1%1,852$101$286,380,87772
Sep 13, 1996Friday2$541,624+189.1%-28.2%1,511$358$286,922,50173
Sep 14, 1996Saturday2$1,012,242+86.9%-25.6%1,511$669$287,934,74374
Sep 15, 1996Sunday2$510,558-49.6%-30.4%1,511$337$288,445,30175
Sep 16, 1996Monday2$139,457-72.7%-20.7%1,511$92$288,584,75876
Sep 17, 1996Tuesday2$161,345+15.7%-23.4%1,511$106$288,746,10377
Sep 18, 1996Wednesday2$136,717-15.3%-26.7%1,511$90$288,882,82078
Sep 19, 1996Thursday2$130,431-4.6%-30.4%1,511$86$289,013,25179
Sep 20, 1996Friday2$399,755+206.5%-26.2%1,396$286$289,413,00680
Sep 21, 1996Saturday2$765,531+91.5%-24.4%1,396$548$290,178,53781
Sep 22, 1996Sunday2$426,465-44.3%-16.5%1,396$305$290,605,00282
Sep 23, 1996Monday2$123,313-71.1%-11.6%1,396$88$290,728,31583
Sep 24, 1996Tuesday2$119,840-2.8%-25.7%1,396$85$290,848,15584
Sep 25, 1996Wednesday2$109,004-9%-20.3%1,396$78$290,957,15985
Sep 26, 1996Thursday2$109,553+0.5%-16%1,396$78$291,066,71286
Sep 27, 1996Friday1$602,017+449.5%+50.6%1,822$330$291,668,72987
Sep 28, 1996Saturday1$1,394,541+131.6%+82.2%1,822$765$293,063,27088
Sep 29, 1996Sunday1$553,780-60.3%+29.9%1,822$303$293,617,05089
Sep 30, 1996Monday1$152,600-72.4%+23.8%1,822$83$293,769,65090
Oct 1, 1996Tuesday1$166,237+8.9%+38.7%1,822$91$293,935,88791
Oct 2, 1996Wednesday1$152,978-8%+40.3%1,822$83$294,088,86592
Oct 3, 1996Thursday1$160,768+5.1%+46.7%1,822$88$294,249,63393
Oct 4, 1996Friday1$422,016+162.5%-29.9%1,588$265$294,671,64994
Oct 5, 1996Saturday1$650,652+54.2%-53.3%1,588$409$295,322,30195
Oct 6, 1996Sunday1$408,233-37.3%-26.3%1,588$257$295,730,53496
Oct 7, 1996Monday1$97,474-76.1%-36.1%1,588$61$295,828,00897
Oct 8, 1996Tuesday1$109,111+11.9%-34.4%1,588$68$295,937,11998
Oct 9, 1996Wednesday1$95,344-12.6%-37.7%1,588$60$296,032,46399
Oct 10, 1996Thursday1$104,387+9.5%-35.1%1,588$65$296,136,850100
Oct 11, 1996Friday1$361,302+246.1%-14.4%1,525$236$296,498,152101
Oct 12, 1996Saturday1$539,680+49.4%-17.1%1,525$353$297,037,832102
Oct 13, 1996Sunday1$395,697-26.7%-3.1%1,525$259$297,433,529103
Oct 14, 1996
Columbus Day
Monday1$143,074-63.8%+46.8%1,525$93$297,576,603104
Oct 15, 1996Tuesday1$106,253-25.7%-2.6%1,525$69$297,682,856105
Oct 16, 1996Wednesday1$92,452-13%-3%1,525$60$297,775,308106
Oct 17, 1996Thursday1$93,392+1%-10.5%1,525$61$297,868,700107
Oct 18, 1996Friday1$374,719+301.2%+3.7%1,310$286$298,243,419108
Oct 19, 1996Saturday1$592,110+58%+9.7%1,310$451$298,835,529109
Oct 20, 1996Sunday1$377,778-36.2%-4.5%1,310$288$299,213,307110
Oct 21, 1996Monday1$106,795-71.7%-25.4%1,310$81$299,320,102111
Oct 22, 1996Tuesday1$111,478+4.4%+4.9%1,310$85$299,431,580112
Oct 23, 1996Wednesday1$111,946+0.4%+21.1%1,310$85$299,543,526113
Oct 24, 1996Thursday1$119,760+7%+28.2%1,310$91$299,663,286114
Oct 25, 1996Friday1$348,909+191.3%-6.9%1,125$310$300,012,195115
Oct 26, 1996Saturday1$503,609+44.3%-14.9%1,525$330$300,515,804116
Oct 27, 1996Sunday1$364,986-27.5%-3.4%1,125$324$300,880,790117
Oct 28, 1996Monday1$95,466-73.8%-10.6%1,125$84$300,976,256118
Oct 29, 1996Tuesday1$96,269+0.8%-13.6%1,125$85$301,072,525119
Oct 30, 1996Wednesday1$89,734-6.8%-19.8%1,125$79$301,162,259120
Oct 31, 1996
Halloween
Thursday1$115,176+28.4%-3.8%1,125$102$301,277,435121
Nov 1, 1996Friday1$266,922+131.8%-23.5%709$376$301,544,357122
Nov 2, 1996Saturday1$445,780+67%-11.5%709$628$301,990,137123
Nov 3, 1996Sunday1$289,021-35.2%-20.8%709$407$302,279,158124
Nov 4, 1996Monday1$82,705-71.4%-13.4%709$116$302,361,863125
Nov 5, 1996Tuesday1$94,146+13.8%-2.2%709$132$302,456,009126
Nov 6, 1996Wednesday1$103,873+10.3%+15.8%709$146$302,559,882127
Nov 7, 1996Thursday1$86,700-16.5%-24.7%709$122$302,646,582128
Nov 8, 1996Friday1$268,290+209.4%+0.5%661$405$302,914,872129
Nov 9, 1996Saturday1$406,946+51.7%-8.7%661$615$303,321,818130
Nov 10, 1996Sunday1$302,978-25.5%+4.8%661$458$303,624,796131
Nov 11, 1996Monday1$140,487-53.6%+69.9%661$212$303,765,283132
Nov 12, 1996Tuesday1$77,708-44.7%-17.5%661$117$303,842,991133
Nov 13, 1996Wednesday1$74,493-4.1%-28.3%661$112$303,917,484134
Nov 14, 1996Thursday1$75,653+1.6%-12.7%661$114$303,993,137135
Nov 15, 1996Friday1$204,767+170.7%-23.7%599$341$304,197,904136
Nov 16, 1996Saturday1$324,116+58.3%-20.4%599$541$304,522,020137
Nov 17, 1996Sunday1$216,590-33.2%-28.5%599$361$304,738,610138
Nov 18, 1996Monday1$62,696-71.1%-55.4%599$104$304,801,306139
Nov 19, 1996Tuesday1$66,236+5.6%-14.8%599$110$304,867,542140
Nov 20, 1996Wednesday1$66,214<0.1%-11.1%599$110$304,933,756141
Nov 21, 1996Thursday1$62,153-6.1%-17.8%599$103$304,995,909142
Nov 22, 1996Friday1$115,761+86.3%-43.5%471$245$305,111,670143
Nov 23, 1996Saturday1$187,182+61.7%-42.2%471$397$305,298,852144
Nov 24, 1996Sunday1$101,950-45.5%-52.9%471$216$305,400,802145
Nov 25, 1996Monday1$37,148-63.6%-40.7%471$78$305,437,950146
Nov 26, 1996Tuesday1$42,592+14.7%-35.7%471$90$305,480,542147
Nov 27, 1996Wednesday1$51,480+20.9%-22.3%427$120$305,532,022148
Nov 28, 1996
Thanksgiving
Thursday1$64,102+24.5%+3.1%427$150$305,596,124149
Nov 29, 1996Friday1$111,615+74.1%-3.6%383$291$305,707,739150
Nov 30, 1996Saturday1$116,919+4.8%-37.5%383$305$305,824,658151
Dec 1, 1996Sunday1$66,748-42.9%-34.5%383$174$305,891,406152
Dec 2, 1996Monday1$19,264-71.1%-48.1%383$50$305,910,670153
Dec 3, 1996Tuesday1$18,828-2.3%-55.8%383$49$305,929,498154
Dec 4, 1996Wednesday1$16,641-11.6%-67.7%383$43$305,946,139155
Dec 5, 1996Thursday1$15,308-8%-76.1%383$39$305,961,447156
Dec 6, 1996Friday1$25,209+64.7%-77.4%314$80$305,986,656157
Dec 7, 1996Saturday1$44,214+75.4%-62.2%314$140$306,030,870158
Dec 8, 1996Sunday1$22,088-50%-66.9%314$70$306,052,958159
Dec 9, 1996Monday1$8,222-62.8%-57.3%314$26$306,061,180160
Dec 10, 1996Tuesday1$8,998+9.4%-52.2%314$28$306,070,178161
Dec 11, 1996Wednesday1$8,248-8.3%-50.4%314$26$306,078,426162
Dec 12, 1996Thursday1$8,864+7.5%-42.1%314$28$306,087,290163
Dec 13, 1996Friday2$9,887+11.5%-60.8%150$65$306,097,177164
Dec 14, 1996Saturday2$17,052+72.5%-61.4%150$113$306,114,229165
Dec 15, 1996Sunday2$9,830-42.4%-55.5%150$65$306,124,059166
Dec 16, 1996Monday2$3,390-65.5%-58.8%150$22$306,127,449167
Dec 17, 1996Tuesday2$3,571+5.3%-60.3%150$23$306,131,020168
Dec 18, 1996Wednesday2$3,257-8.8%-60.5%150$21$306,134,277169
Dec 19, 1996Thursday2$3,693+13.4%-58.3%150$24$306,137,970170
Dec 20, 1996Friday2$1,324-64.1%-86.6%28$47$306,139,294171
Dec 21, 1996Saturday2$2,104+58.9%-87.7%28$75$306,141,398172
Dec 22, 1996Sunday2$1,816-13.7%-81.5%28$64$306,143,214173
Dec 23, 1996Monday2$1,175-35.3%-65.3%28$41$306,144,389174
Dec 24, 1996Tuesday2$505-57%-85.9%28$18$306,144,894175
Dec 25, 1996
Christmas Day
Wednesday3$907+79.6%-72.2%22$41$306,145,801176
Dec 26, 1996Thursday3$1,045+15.2%-71.7%22$47$306,146,846177
Dec 27, 1996Friday3$1,950+86.6%+47.3%23$84$306,148,796178
Dec 28, 1996Saturday3$2,779+42.5%+32.1%23$120$306,151,575179
Dec 29, 1996Sunday3$1,881-32.3%+3.6%23$81$306,153,456180
Dec 30, 1996Monday3$1,520-19.2%+29.4%23$66$306,154,976181
Dec 31, 1996
New Year's Eve
Tuesday3$1,114-26.7%+120.6%23$48$306,156,090182
Jan 1, 1997
New Year's Day
Wednesday3$1,594+43.1%+75.7%23$69$306,157,684183
Jan 2, 1997Thursday3$1,240-22.2%+18.7%23$53$306,158,924184
Jan 3, 1997Friday3$2,861+130.7%+46.7%21$136$306,161,785185
Jan 4, 1997Saturday3$2,823-1.3%+1.6%21$134$306,164,608186
Jan 5, 1997Sunday3$2,432-13.9%+29.3%21$115$306,167,040187
Jan 6, 1997Monday3$1,030-57.6%-32.2%21$49$306,168,070188
Jan 7, 1997Tuesday3$480-53.4%-56.9%21$22$306,168,550189
Jan 8, 1997Wednesday3$321-33.1%-79.9%21$15$306,168,871190
Jan 9, 1997Thursday3$360+12.1%-71%21$17$306,169,231191
Jan 10, 1997Friday3$8-97.8%-99.7%1$8$306,169,239192
Jan 11, 1997Saturday3$13+62.5%-99.5%1$13$306,169,252193
Jan 12, 1997Sunday3$3-76.9%-99.9%1$3$306,169,255194
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