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Independence Day

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

It’s Summer Blockbuster Time on July 15!

“Independence Day” stars an ensemble cast that includes Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica Fox, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein, and Harry Connick, Jr.

Aliens arrive on July 2, 1996, deploying multiple saucers that take position over Earth’s major cities. The aliens launch a coordinated attack, decimating several cities around the world. Humans begin their counterattack on July 3 but are unsuccessful. Facing superior weaponry and technology, humanity comes together and attacks again on July 4, Independence Day.

“Independence Day” received the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, and the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture. It has a positive 75% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and was rated the second-greatest summer film of the previous 20 years in a 2010 Entertainment Weekly readers poll, behind Jurassic Park.

  • “Independence Day” plays on Friday, July 15 at the Bob Hope Fox Theatre.
  • Doors open at 6:00 PM.
  • Dave Moreno plays a live concert at the “Mighty” Morton organ at 6:30 PM.
  • Our master of ceremonies, Matías Bombal announces the movie at 7 PM.
  • Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Buy your tickets online now or at the door.
  • We offer complimentary drinks and snacks, and a tour of the theatre after the film. Donations are greatly appreciated.

“Independence Day” is rated PG-13.


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July 15
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Bob Hope Fox Theatre
242 E. Main Street
Stockton, CA 95202 United States
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