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Greatest summer blockbuster: 'Back to the Future' or 'Independence Day'?

"Back to the Future" and "Independence Day" both dominated the summer box office the respective years they were released. "BTTF" is a time-traveling franchise filled with a ton of incredible set pieces and a kick-ass protagonist in Marty McFly. "Independence Day" killed the box office game and propelled Will Smith into superstardom. But which classic is the greatest summer blockbuster? 🎥

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Ah, it's summer—the time of the year when the weather is hot, ACs are blowing, the grills are fired up, people are wearing short shorts and tank tops, and folks are chilling at the beach. But it's also the time of the year when the most epic movies of the year debut in theaters. So, the Tylt is celebrating the season with our picks for the coveted title of "Greatest Summer Blockbuster." Between July and September, we are asking you to determine which blockbuster from the 20th century should be crowned the Greatest Summer Blockbuster.

In round two, it's "Star Wars" versus "Jurassic Park" and "Back to the Future" versus "Independence Day." Which is the greatest summer blockbuster ever? 

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"You're not going to believe this. We have to go back to 1955."

Below is the synopsis of "Back to the Future," per IMDb.

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

"BTTF" holds a fresh rating of 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The time-travel classic made over $381 million globally at the box office. 

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Check out an iconic clip from "Back to the Future" below.

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"Now that's what I call a close encounter."

Below is the synopsis of "Independence Day," per IMDb.

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

"Independence Day" holds a fresh rating of 63 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, but more importantly, the film grossed over $817 million globally at the box office.

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Check out an iconic clip from "Independence Day" below.

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Greatest summer blockbuster: 'Back to the Future' or 'Independence Day'?
A festive crown for the winner
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