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A fleet of Martian spacecraft surrounds the world's major cities and all of humanity waits to see if the extraterrestrial visitors have, as they claim, "come in peace." U.S. President James Dale receives assurance from science professor Donald Kessler that the Martians' mission is a friendly one. Bu
MPAA Rating PG-13
Release Date 1996-12-12
Runtime 106 minutes
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mysti_benson shared a tip "This is actually a seriously funny movie! I was surprised!"
misha_haynie shared a tip "Edward Scissorhands￼"
k_the_grey shared a tip "On my most favorite movies. Hilarious."
mona1287 shared a tip "Ridiculously funny scifi"
brian_geier shared a tip "A goofy space alien romp where mass destruction can in fact be funny, especially with Jack Nicholson as President!"
michelle_figueroa_9335 shared a tip "Hilarious movie !"
crista_hark shared a tip "I this movie beats Independence Day. I absolutely loved Tim Burton’s take on UFOs."
grimeygus shared a tip "Coneheads would kind of come close but I really can't think of any movies that would be in the same vein."
josiefawkes shared a tip "Amazing, still quote it!"
zachary_clark_3779 shared a tip "Classic, the aliens sound like exploding ketchup packets in high definition!"
amy_lourenco shared a tip "Hysterical"
SimpleSpider shared a tip "Campy Fabulous"
kat_island shared a tip "Still a childhood fav"
addieixmarie shared a tip "Favorite movie of ALL time. It is something I can watch over and over again everyday and never get tired of it"
kwame_curry shared a tip "I was scared after watching this movie as a kid."
vronique_legresley shared a tip "I love it!! One of my favourits!"
mandy_early shared a tip "Honestly, the presidential speech in this movie is epic."
gacfl shared a tip "Very funny and weird combo! It’s so stupid it’s funny 😆"
heather_newcomb_7134 shared a tip "So ridiculously funny. Great cast."
emi_widmark-sundahl shared a tip "Very different but super funny!"
mikewazowski shared a tip "Probably one of the strangest movies I’ve ever watched, but honestly, it’s worth a watch if you like 90s movies."
shannon_caskey shared a tip "Deliciously quirky"
melissa_daniel shared a tip "I absolutely have to watch this again before it leaves Netflix. I love this movie!"
gabriella_forrester shared a tip "I didn't like it. I liked Independence Day way more for a US-centric alien invasion movie."