Independence Day (1996)

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.

All Releases

Domestic (37.5%)
$306,169,268
International (62.5%)
$511,231,623
Worldwide
$817,400,891
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Domestic Opening$50,228,264
Budget$75,000,000
Earliest Release DateJuly 3, 1996 (Domestic)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 25 min
GenresAction Adventure Sci-Fi

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticJul 3, 1996$50,228,264$306,169,268

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
Germany$71,903,025
United Kingdom$57,715,594
France$40,557,572
Italy$23,703,767
Spain$16,415,862
Netherlands$10,088,040
Sweden$9,303,952
Belgium$8,022,251
Switzerland$7,022,892
Austria$5,230,987
Norway$4,337,538
Israel$4,289,146
Denmark$3,973,043
Finland$3,848,284
Poland$3,140,457
South Africa/Nigeria$2,871,185
Greece and Cyprus$2,646,006
Portugal$2,050,454
Turkey$1,924,689
Hungary$1,313,760
Czech Republic/Slovakia$1,130,020
Egypt$885,004
Lebanon$617,701
Croatia$577,523
Iceland$548,102
Romania$530,606
United Arab Emirates$520,688
Slovenia$408,151
Yugoslavia$171,591
Estonia$151,144
Bulgaria$136,198
Latvia$80,520
East Africa$77,198
Lithuania$26,831

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
Brazil$15,397,891
Mexico$10,726,859
Argentina$6,824,943
Puerto Rico$3,345,813
Chile$2,641,827
Colombia$1,797,666
Central America$1,551,423
Lesser Antilles$1,535,798
Peru$1,390,289
Venezuela$1,343,897
Bolivia$587,995
Uruguay$451,527
Jamaica$202,597
Paraguay$129,577
Dominican Republic$104,725

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
Japan$92,660,418
Australia$23,358,496
South Korea$15,284,004
Taiwan$13,640,025
Hong Kong$6,484,198
Thailand$4,949,114
Philippines$4,009,323
New Zealand$3,929,669
Indonesia$3,666,506
Singapore$3,385,697
India$3,106,576
Malaysia$2,504,989
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.