The master of the apocalypse Roland Emmerich is back with “Moonfall”, an apocalyptic film in which the Moon, thrown out of its orbit, threatens to crash into Earth. While waiting to discover this explosive blockbuster in the cinema, from next February 9, and to travel in space alongside Patrick Wilson, here are the 4 most spectacular films made by the German filmmaker.
«Independence Day» (1996)
Released in 1996, “Independence Day” garnered more than 733 million euros in revenue worldwide. This sci-fi film, which received the Oscar for best visual effects, depicts an invasion of frightening aliens determined to destroy humanity, which Captain Steven Hiller, a brilliant fighter pilot, played by Will Smith , tries to send them home, together with the President of the United States Thomas J. Whitmore (Bill Pullman) and a computer analyst played by Jeff Goldblum.
“The Day After” (2004)
Eight years later, in 2004, “The day after” arrives in dark rooms. In this titanic special effects feature film, climatologist Jack Hall, played by Dennis Quaid, warns that global warming will wreak havoc on a global scale, with tornadoes, hail and other floods. However, he didn’t think this ice age would come so quickly. While alerting the authorities to the need to evacuate the whole country, the President of the United States refuses to hear him, and the worst happens.
For the film “2012”, released in 2009, the director was inspired by the Mayan prophecy. According to this civilization, the calendar ends in 2012, thus bringing about the end of our world. A terrifying conclusion that geologist Adrian Helmsle, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, comes to confirm by noting changes in the earth’s structure. Three years later, cataclysms of incredible violence actually hit the globe. Like many others, Jackson Curtis, played by John Cusack, tries to save his family from chaos.
«Independence Day : Resurgence» (2016)
Twenty years after “Independence Day”, he signs “Independence Day: Resurgence”, a sequel in which the Earth is once again threatened with extinction. To protect it, all nations have collaborated in a defense program exploiting formerly recovered alien technology. But only the ingenuity and courage of a few individuals can save humanity from extinction. Carried once again by caustic special effects, the feature film stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, and Bill Pullman.