Independence Day
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Albert Nimziki: I'm not Jewish.
Julius Levinson: Well, nobody's perfect.

David Levinson: A toast, to the end of the world.

Captain Steven Hiller: Welcome to Earth!

Russel Casse: Payback's a bitch, ain't it?

Philip: This could be our last night on Earth. You don't want to die a virgin, do you?

Dr. Okun: Mr. President! Wow! This is... What a pleasure. As you can imagine, they... They don't let us out much.

Julius Levinson: All you need is love. John Lennon, smart man. Shot in the back, very sad.

President Thomas Whitmore: The only mistake I ever made was to appoint a sniveling little weasel like you Secretary of Defense. However, that is a mistake, I am happy to say, that I don't have to live with. Mr. Nimziki... You're fired.

Russel Casse: I picked a hell of a day to quit drinkin'.

David Levinson: You really think you can fly that thing?
Captain Steven Hiller: You really think you can do all that bullshit you just said?

Captain Steven Hiller: I ain't heard no fat lady!
David Levinson: Forget the fat lady. You're obsessed with fat lady. Just get us out of here!

Gen. Gray: Are you all right?
President Thomas Whitmore: I saw... Its thoughts. I saw what they're planning to do. They're like locusts. They're moving from planet to planet... Their whole civilization. After they've consumed every natural resource they move on... And we're next. Nuke 'em. Let's nuke the bastards.

Julius Levinson: If I had known I was gonna meet the president I would've worn a tie. Look at me, I look like a schliemiel.

Captain Jimmy Wilder: Kick the tires and light the fires, big daddy.

Captain Steven Hiller: No, you did NOT shoot that green shit at me!

David Levinson: Must go faster.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Dr. Okun is about to unlock "the vault", and says, "The freak show," a crewmember wearing a black and white striped shirt is hiding under the vault's floor, right behind Okun. (Only visible on fullscreen DVD.)

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Trivia: According to the Director's commentary, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation did not want the film to be released under the title "Independence Day" to avoid legal complications (specifics weren't disclosed as to what the problems might be, but it's also why the abbreviation "ID4" was used). Roland Emmerich (director/writer) and Dean Devlin (writer) needed to justify the title, so they added the rousing bit right at the end of President Whitmore's speech at the hangar when he ends with, "The 4th of July will no longer be known as an American holiday...today we celebrate our Independence Day!"

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