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Summer Movies: Pick Your Favorite Apocalypse

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Summer Movies: Pick Your Favorite Apocalypse

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In a scene from the 1996 film Independence Day, the White House comes under attack by aliens from outer space. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In a scene from the 1996 film Independence Day, the White House comes under attack by aliens from outer space.

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Talk of the Nation movie buff Murray Horwitz is back for the first installment of the 2011 Summer Movie Series.

With much of the nation hitting record high temperatures, it feels like fire and brimstone from coast to coast — the perfect time to wring our hands and talk about Horwitz's favorite apocalyptic films.

Tell us: What's your fave flick about the end of the world?

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