General Francis X. Hummel has decided to take over Alcatraz Island using his team of Marines got mercenaries. Now he's going to hold San Francisco hostage unless they pay $1 million to each of the families of Marines who died under his command.
Dr. John Watson: It's not that he can't ride horses... how is it you put it? Sherlock Holmes: Their dangerous at both end and crafty in the middle... Why would I want anything with a mind of its own bobbing about between my legs?
We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on! We're going to survive! Today we celebrate ... our Independence Day!
Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will join others from around the world. And you will be launching the largest aerial battle in the history of mankind. Mankind. That word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can't be consumed by our petty differences anymore. We will be united in our common interests. Perhaps it's fate that today is the Fourth of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom... Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution... but from annihilation. We are fighting for our right to live. To exist. And should we win the day, the Fourth of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day the world declared in one voice