On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped "destroyer" spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4 the a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space in order to plant a nuclear missile.
Rated PG-13 for sci-fi destruction and violence
Review: In ‘Independence Day: Resurgence,’ the Fault Is Not in the Fireworks
All you really need to know about this sequel to the 1996 smash hit is that it took multiple men to cook up this pottage, which hinges on humanity battling aliens.