That's right! The movie is the 19th highest box office smash WORLD WIDE! This means that the entire world spent money to go out and see this movie. This is huge!
Several British film critics have declared that the movie is too cheesy, and some say that it is too patriotic, but to them I say that this movie is only half as American as Pride and Prejudice is British. And people world wide like pride and prejudice.
Independence Day is meant for an international audience. We are saving the world here people. Saving humanity. It's about humanity.