Posted Thu Mar 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The explosive 1996 Roland Emmerich film is getting a pair of 20th anniversary edition Blu-ray releases in May.
In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox says 'Independence Day: 20th Anniversary Edition' will arrive on Blu-ray on May 3. A Limited Edition Gift Set featuring an alien ship replica and collectible booklet will also be available on the same date. The sequel -- 'Independence Day: Resurgence' arrives in theaters on June 24.
Experience the original OSCAR®-Winning (Best Visual Effects) sci-fi epic that launched a new era in blockbuster filmmaking. Director Roland Emmerich, producer Dean Devlin and an all-star cast including Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman join forces to deliver the ultimate encounter between powerful aliens and the human race. When massive spaceships appear in Earth’s skies and blast destructive beams of fire down on cities all over the planet, a determined band of survivors must unite for one last strike against the invaders before it’s the end of mankind.
The 2-Disc Blu-ray will feature the newly restored extended and original theatrical cuts in 1080p video, lossless 5.1 audio, and will include an all-new 30-minute documentary – Independence Day: A Legacy Surging Forward. The gift set will also include a limited edition alien ship replica and a collectible booklet.
You can find the latest specs for 'Independence Day: 20th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 3.
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