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.

Domestic
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticJul 3, 1996$50,228,264$306,169,268
Europe, Middle East, and Africa
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaSep 20, 1996$5,230,987
BelgiumOct 2, 1996$8,022,251
BulgariaSep 13, 1996$136,198
CroatiaNov 14, 1996$577,523
Czech Republic/SlovakiaOct 10, 1996$1,130,020
DenmarkOct 11, 1996$3,973,043
East AfricaDec 12, 1996$77,198
EgyptOct 7, 1996$885,004
EstoniaOct 4, 1996$151,144
FinlandOct 4, 1996$3,848,284
FranceOct 2, 1996$40,557,572
GermanySep 19, 1996$71,903,025
Greece and CyprusOct 25, 1996$2,646,006
HungaryOct 24, 1996$1,313,760
IcelandAug 16, 1996$548,102
IsraelAug 9, 1996$4,289,146
ItalySep 27, 1996$23,703,767
LatviaOct 18, 1996$80,520
LebanonSep 20, 1996$617,701
LithuaniaOct 4, 1996$26,831
NetherlandsOct 3, 1996$10,088,040
NorwaySep 19, 1996$4,337,538
PolandOct 4, 1996$3,140,457
PortugalOct 11, 1996$2,050,454
RomaniaOct 4, 1996$530,606
SloveniaOct 24, 1996$408,151
South Africa/NigeriaAug 30, 1996$2,871,185
SpainSep 13, 1996$16,415,862
SwedenOct 4, 1996$9,303,952
SwitzerlandSep 27, 1996$7,022,892
TurkeyOct 4, 1996$1,924,689
United Arab EmiratesNov 28, 1996$520,688
United KingdomAug 9, 1996$57,715,594
YugoslaviaOct 24, 1996$171,591
Latin America
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
ArgentinaJul 18, 1996$6,824,943
BoliviaAug 27, 1996$587,995
BrazilAug 9, 1996$15,397,891
Central AmericaJul 26, 1996$1,551,423
ChileAug 1, 1996$2,641,827
ColombiaJul 26, 1996$1,797,666
Dominican RepublicJul 3, 1996$104,725
JamaicaJul 3, 1996$202,597
Lesser AntillesJun 27, 1996$1,535,798
MexicoJul 26, 1996$10,726,859
ParaguayAug 16, 1996$129,577
PeruJul 26, 1996$1,390,289
Puerto RicoJul 3, 1996$3,345,813
UruguayJul 26, 1996$451,527
VenezuelaJul 31, 1996$1,343,897
Asia Pacific
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaAug 29, 1996$23,358,496
Hong KongJul 11, 1996$6,484,198
IndiaNov 8, 1996$3,106,576
IndonesiaAug 13, 1996$3,666,506
JapanDec 7, 1996$92,660,418
MalaysiaJul 18, 1996$2,504,989
New ZealandAug 29, 1996$3,929,669
PhilippinesNov 6, 1996$4,009,323
SingaporeJul 18, 1996$3,385,697
South KoreaJul 27, 1996$15,284,004
TaiwanJul 13, 1996$13,640,025
ThailandAug 9, 1996$4,949,114
We’ve updated Box Office Mojo to showcase our most popular features, provide you with a more intuitive interface, and optimize it for mobile devices. We invite you to explore the new site.
Can't find what you're looking for? Click the "help" link at the bottom of the page.