Y'know, this was supposed to be my weekend off, but noooo. You got me out here draggin' your heavy ass through the burnin' desert with your dreadlocks stickin' out the back of my parachute. You gotta come down here with an attitude, actin' all big and bad... and what the hell is that smell? I could've been at a barbecue! But I ain't mad.

Captain Steven Hiller

Get on the wire, tell them how to bring those sons of bitches down.

Gen. Gray

Payback's a bitch, ain't it?

Russel Casse

We're not hit! We're not hit! Stop side-seat driving!

Captain Steven Hiller

Look, I really don't think they flew 90 billion light years to come down here and start a fight. Get all rowdy.

Captain Steven Hiller

David Levinson: They're bringing us in.
Captain Steven Hiller: When the hell was you gonna tell me?
David Levinson: Oops.
Captain Steven Hiller: We're gonna have to work on our communication.

[waving to alien]
David Levinson: Hey, take a look at the earthlings. Goodbye!
Captain Steven Hiller: Y'all take care, alright, 'nothing but love for ya. I ain't got nothing by love for ya.
[to David]
Captain Steven Hiller: You think they have any idea what's about to happen to them?
David Levinson: Not a chance in hell. Goodnight!

All you need is love, John Lennon, smart man, shot in the back, very sad.

Julius Levinson

Ha ha ha! Hello, boys! I'm baaaaack!

Russel Casse

Okay, boys, let's give Mr. Casse some cover. Gentlemen! Let's plow the road!

President Thomas Whitmore

Albert Nimzicki: I'm not Jewish.
Julius Levinson: Well, nobody's perfect.

Once again, the L.A.P.D. is asking Los Angelenos not to fire their guns at the visitor spacecraft. You may inadvertently trigger an interstellar war.

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Independence Day Quotes

All you need is love, John Lennon, smart man, shot in the back, very sad.

Julius Levinson

Payback's a bitch, ain't it?

Russel Casse