Will Smith, Jason Bateman, Charlize Theron, Eddie Marsan, Johnny Galecki
In 1996, Will Smith and a team of unexpected stars took over the world with a little film called Independence Day
. Taking audience members by complete surprise, the comedian/action star hemmed the big screen as if he owned it, turning in one amazing performances and staking his claim on the Fourth of July weekend for life. The following year, Smith would release Men in Black over the same weekend and followed that with Wild Wild West
, Men in Black II
and Bad Boys II
, quickly earning the title of summer box office King.