Most Popular Independence Day Movies and TV Shows
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3. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 502,720 | Gross: $306.17M
4. Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?
Votes: 157,937 | Gross: $103.14M
5. Grown Ups (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy
After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Votes: 214,628 | Gross: $162.00M
6. The Sandlot (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.
Votes: 72,962 | Gross: $32.42M
8. Flight of the Navigator (1986)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship.
Votes: 41,132 | Gross: $18.56M
9. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Votes: 287,946 | Gross: $137.36M
10. Shane (1953)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Western
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
Votes: 34,109 | Gross: $20.00M
11. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Now settled in Genovia, Princess Mia faces a new revelation: she is being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.
Votes: 69,031 | Gross: $95.17M
12. Jonah Hex (2010)
PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.
Votes: 52,677 | Gross: $10.54M
13. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Votes: 91,326 | Gross: $70.00M
14. K-PAX (2001)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Votes: 168,743 | Gross: $50.34M
19. Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (2001 Video)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Seeking the freedom to be a wild dog, the son of Lady and the Tramp runs away to join a gang of junkyard dogs.
22. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
R | 89 min | Comedy
Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.
Votes: 19,668 | Gross: $15.10M
23. Holiday Inn (1942)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.
Votes: 11,877 | Gross: $8.18M
24. From Prada to Nada (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.
Votes: 13,773 | Gross: $3.02M
25. Dragonwyck (1946)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, Mystery
A simple Connecticut farm girl is recruited by a distant relative, an aristocratic patroon, to be governess to his young daughter in his Hudson Valley mansion.
26. An American Carol (2008)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.
Votes: 9,169 | Gross: $7.00M
28. The Evil in Us (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
While on a fourth of July holiday, six best friends fall victim to the insidious plan of a mysterious organization when they are unknowingly transformed into bloodthirsty cannibals.
29. Washington Square (1997)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,033 | Gross: $1.71M
31. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War
After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.
32. The Spirit of '76 (1990)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still ... See full summary »
33. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)
122 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »
34. Jerry's Diary (1949)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The kiddie radio host, Uncle Dudley, reminds his listeners that it is "Be Kind to Animals" week. Tom resolves to be kind to his mouse-nemesis, Jerry, but the cat changes his mind after sneaking a look at Jerry's diary.
35. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives ... See full summary »
36. The Wild and the Innocent (1959)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
In Wyoming, mountain trapper Yancy goes to the nearest town to trade his pelts but gets into trouble when he tries to save runaway saloon girl Rosalie from her shameful job.
37. Madrasapattinam (2010)
162 min | Drama, History, Romance
A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.
38. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.
Votes: 1,326 | Gross: $1.00M
40. Sunnyside Up (1929)
121 min | Comedy, Musical
Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less ... See full summary »
42. Star Spangled Banners (2013 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
In their late teens and early 20's, the Banner siblings - Mitchell, Desiree and Danny - made it big as a rock group, but at the height of their fame, Desiree decided to leave the group, and... See full summary »
43. Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
R | 97 min | Drama
St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The... See full summary »
45. The Wabbit Who Came to Supper (1942)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits.
47. Alkali, Iowa (1995)
17 min | Short
On his family's farm in rural Iowa, young Jack Gudmanson is wrestling with his sexual identity, not an easy thing to do in the macho world of the Midwest. But things become clearer for him ... See full summary »
48. I Am an American (1944)
Approved | 16 min | Short, History
A hypothetical married Polish couple arrives in New York in the early 1840's and walks to Ohio where they settle and prosper and raise children. The man loses an arm in the Civil war, and ... See full summary »
50. Safety Second (1950)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Jerry forbids young Nibbles from lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July, but both mice find these dangerous toys to be useful weapons when their cat-nemesis, Tom, starts trouble.