Questions tagged [independence-day-resurgence]

2016 film whose official title is Independence Day: Resurgence that is a sequel to the 1996 film Independence Day about an alien invasion force that has city size ships with powerful weapons.

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What technology do the Harvesters use to achieve FTL travel?

The Sphere from the movie Independence Day: Resurgence is described as traveling across the universe through a wormhole. I was thinking that each alien civilization from Independence Day has its own ...
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Why do Harvester Queens have mouths?

In the first film Doctor Oken, having studied the Harvesters who crashed on Roswell, theorizes that they communicated with each other telepathically as they had no vocal cords and we don't see mouths ...
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How did the Harvesters know to attack Cheyenne Mountain?

In the first film it's assumed that the Harvesters knew where to attack, because they were the ones who abducted Russel (the alien encounter he had that people said he was crazy about) and in the case ...
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Why do the aliens need molten core from Earth, specifically?

The big sphere alien ship said that the Bad Guy aliens were trying to suck out Earth's molten core, to refuel their ship (and upgrade their technology, to boot). Why did the aliens need to risk ...
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How do the aliens use the Earth molten core to grow their technology?

The big sphere alien ship said that the Bad Guy aliens were trying to suck out Earth's molten core, to refuel their ship and "grow their technology". I get how you can hand-wave using it to refuel. ...
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What is the point of a “cold” fusion bomb?

In "Independence Day: Resurgence", they plan to blow up the aliens with "Cold Fusion" bombs (twice). The whole point of cold fusion is that it's a low-energy controlled reaction, which is kind of the ...
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Why do things fall down?

The alien mothership in Independence Day: Resurgence is so huge that it covers a considerable part of the Earth's surface. A point is made that it even exerts its own gravity. Before landing it seems ...
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Why did the captive aliens in Independence Day II (Resurgence) have their body armor?

Why did the captive aliens in Independence Day II (Resurgence) still have their body armor?