Independence Day vs. Signs [Poll]

Started by Charlie Work, Apr 29, 2015, in Entertainment Add to Reading List

Which do you prefer?

  1. Independence Day (1996)

    10 vote(s)
    71.4%
  2. Signs (2002)

    4 vote(s)
    28.6%
  1. Charlie Work
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    Charlie Work Level 5 Goblin

    Apr 29, 2015
    Both are alien invasions: One from a global perspective, the other insular.
    One is a popcorn movie without shame. The other takes itself too seriously.
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    Repost the OP to be added to the mention list. Head to head post everyday.
     
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  2. AvB
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    Apr 29, 2015
    dont really like sci fi but i'll go with independence day
    was signs the one where you had to throw water on the aliens to k--- them ?
     
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  3. Charlie Work
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    Charlie Work Level 5 Goblin

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    Yes. Not to be confused with War of the Worlds (2005), where it was bacteria.
     
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  4. JXY
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    Signs. I prefer the atmosphere of isolation rather than a global disaster, I'm usually bored with global disaster movies
     
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    I thought the premise to Signs was stupid. Why would they invade Earth if they knew water could k--- them? Be like me jumping in a volcano and being surprised when I suddenly start dying. And don't we have enough water in the air to do something? Not much of an alien invasion when a humid day can wipe out a battalion huh?
     
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  6. Charlie Work
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    Maybe they were desperate? No more suitable planets in sight? Dying civilization?

    This scene scared the crap out of me when I was younger:
     
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  7. Judas Black
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    Apr 29, 2015
    I loved Independence Day
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  8. joeyp363
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    This is tough. Both s--- IMO. I guess ill go with Independence Day just for nostalgia reasons lol.
     
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  10. wavey
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    Apr 29, 2015
    lD4 rules
     
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  11. Twan
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    Apr 29, 2015
    There are moments in Signs that are effective like the above scene, but it ultimately just falls apart. I'll take the cheesy excess of Independence Day.
     
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  12. Charlie Work
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    I feel like nostalgia is taking over.


    Signs is pretty hilarious by accident and also has salvageable moments.
     
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  13. Fitz
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    Apr 30, 2015
    Independence Day aliens > Signs' aliens
     
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  14. BorisTheBlade
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    Apr 30, 2015
    There is no better alien movie than Independence Day. 60% on RT is ridiculous! Signs is a good film though.
     
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    signs had me legitimately scared for my life when I first watched it.
     
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  16. Fitz
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    True until I realized they could die from water, and came to a planet that's mostly water lol.

    Signs' aliens dumb af
     
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  17. Howie
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    First, f--- religion, second, when i picture aliens, i see Independence Day. When I hear that President giving that speech, I get patriotic every d--- time! hahahahahahha
     
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    May 2, 2015
    ID for sure Goldbloom so good. Signs was scar as f--- but that aliens were so dumb srsl
     
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  19. Joshua Smoses
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    Independence Day only survives because of how gloriously cheesy it is. It gets dangerously close to being a flat-out terrible movie.

    Signs on the other hand is actually 70% of a great movie. Granted that other 30% is terrible, but I still think there's enough good there to make it worth watching. It's the last good thing Shyamalan made.
     
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