This amazing Independence Day: Resurgence fan trailer is so 90s it hurts

The troll dolls are coming…


1996 disaster-flick Independence Day is a classic of the decade, filled with chunky technology, awkward wisecracks and Jeff Goldblum – but when the trailer for sequel Independence Day: Resurgence was released, it was clear that it wasn’t nearly 90s enough. Futuristic technology? A gritty tone? Restrained performances? This is not what we signed up for.


Luckily, YouTuber Dane Boe has corrected the problem in this genius fan edit that sees the returning aliens represented by troll dolls, n64 controllers and an enormous city-wrecking Elmo.


Now THAT’s what we call a close encounter.