Movies like Independents' Day

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Independents' Day (2016)
 2.0
 2K
Independents' Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Aliens invade, this time delivering a clear ultimatum. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance as the U.S. President and citizens decide if these aliens are to be trusted ...or feared.
Plot: aerial combat, alien invasion, spacecraft

Most similar movies to Independents' Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about alien invasion, alien, danger, space and aliens, spacecraft, escapades and outer space mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Independents' Day: Atlantic Rim: Resurrection (2018), The War in Space (1977), Attack from Space (1965), The Sender (1998), Battle for the Lost Planet (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Atlantic Rim: Resurrection (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When huge bio-mechanical monsters descend upon the earth ready to destroy the entire city of Los Angeles, a whole new team of top notch "M-bot" pilots take control of their supercharged robot warriors and try to save the world from being ...
Plot: killer robot, creature, alien invasion, giant robot, poison gas, cave, monster, spider, ocean
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95%
The War in Space (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Earth is attacked by alien spacecraft from Venus. But a Japanese scientist has constructed a space craft, the Gohten, with which he may save humanity.
Plot: alien invasion, alien, outer space, invasion, space opera
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Attack from Space (1965)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The superhero Starman is sent by the Emerald Planet to protect Earth from belligerent aliens from the Sapphire Galaxy. The Sapphireans (or "Spherions") kidnap Dr. Yamanaka and force him to use his spaceship against the Earth.
Plot: superhero, space station, alien invasion, spacecraft, cemetery, outer space, rocket launching, military dress uniform, traitor, shooting, missile, observatory
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 680
The Sender (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American ...
Style: exciting, stylized, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, missing person, heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, crimes, chases and races, uncover truth, parents and children, space and aliens, showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Battle for the Lost Planet (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: To escape his captors an industrial spy hijacks a space shuttle only to find the controls malfunctioning. Catapulting through outerspace, he sights alien battleships approaching earth. Many years later when the arc of his flight path returns him to ...
Plot: alien, extraterrestrial, spacecraft, space shuttle, space travel, forest, post apocalypse, alien invasion, horse, spy, tribe, sword and planet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, soldier, air battle, danger, chaos, military, survival, save the world, alien invasion, battles, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Independence Daysaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, danger, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, ufo, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, alien invasion, secret service, small town, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Alien Convergence (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When flying reptilian creatures wreak havoc all over the world, the survivors’ only hope of stopping them is a new, state-of-the-art fighter jet piloted by the only team that knows how to use the technology.
Plot: handicap, alien, drone, alien invasion, fire, father daughter relationship, cripple, desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: invasion, alien invasion, save the world, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, soldier, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, friendship, rescue, survival ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bermuda Tentacles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After Air Force One goes down during a storm over the Bermuda Triangle, the United States Navy is dispatched to find the escape pod holding the President. A giant monster beneath the ocean awakens and attacks the fleet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bermuda triangle, military, sea monster, daring rescue, escapades, deadly creature, battles, danger, ocean or sea, alien, rescue mission, tentacle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Universal Soldiers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Marine unit sent into an island base to save a professor, meets what they are trying to save the professor from and then its a rush to stay alive from the enemy.
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, serious
Plot: soldier, androids and robots, cons and scams, escapades, heroes, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, adventure, rivalry, military, military life, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space war, adventure, alien invasion, outer space, danger, chaos, rivalry, fictional war, invasion, martian, evil alien, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.1
 913
Alien Tornado (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens attack Earth with deadly electrical tornadoes, and it’s up to a farmer, his smart high-school daughter and a tornado blogger to thwart the horrific invasion.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, alien, alien invasion, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, chases and races, weapon system, race against time, danger, save the world, wind ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.1
 312
Night Zero (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A dinner party turns deadly when a group of friends is trapped inside of their house after a massive alien invasion threatens to take over the world. Things take a turn for the worse when they discover that the chemical the military is using to ...
Plot: alien invasion, survival, zombie, catastrophe, biological warfare, alarm, friendship, military, couples
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 227K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, alien invasion, save the world, evil alien, ship, sea battle, navy, ocean or sea, alien encounter, danger, ufo, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, year 2012, year 2005 ...
Place: battleship, hawaii, hong kong, pearl harbor, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, danger, mining, heroic mission, alien invasion, rivalry, heroes, life is a bitch, save the world, society, slavery ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 47
Alien Force (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A meteor containing the souls of billions of alien predators crashes on Earth. The alien ruler who encased the evil souls in the meteor sends his top warrior to Earth to find the meteor before his evil rival finds it and uses it to destroy Earth.
Plot: alien invasion, fbi agent, stolen car, fish out of water, hotel room, alien technology, egg, military base, martial arts, meteorite
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, deadly, danger, on the run, survival, friendship, self sacrifice, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, mcdonald's restaurant, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 272K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, psychic, martial arts, escapades, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, apocalypse, technology, end of the world, space travel, president, rescue attempt, independence day, disaster film, father daughter relationship, fear ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, atlantic ocean, africa, nevada, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 4K
Alien Hunter (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, space travel, danger, rivalry, supernatural, government agency, satellite, signal, elevator shaft, alien invasion, circular saw ...
Time: future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ufo, monster, alien, alien invasion, giant monster, mysterious planet, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, space and aliens, alien encounter, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this prequel to Transmorphers -- a sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from the plot of Transformers -- planet Earth is in peril thanks to a rogue army of alien robots, and it's up to a small group of humans to mount a crippling ...
Style: serious
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, adventure, escapades, heroes, space wars, mental institution, rivalry, alien encounter, evil alien, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lost on Mars (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lost on Mars is a science fiction movie directed by Eric Shook. The first ship designed to go to Mars is scheduled for a routine planetary space exploration. The mission is drastically changed once Earth receives a strange signal transmitted by a ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, romance, nasa, alien planet, time travel, crash, earth, actor, mars, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: asteroid, alien invasion, blood splatter, race against time, chaos, evil alien, battles, danger, chases and races, escapades, survival, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: This movie is a faithful adaptation of H. G. Well's book, set in the 19th century.
Plot: space war, alien invasion, alien, outer space, battle, fictional war, poison gas, destruction of city, bacteria, english, destruction, tripod
Time: 1890s, 20th century, 1900s, victorian era, 19th century ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, danger, race against time, chases and races, space and aliens, benign alien, rivalry, evil alien, good versus evil, motorcycle, farm, hit by a truck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Running low on fuel, the Battlestar Galactica receives the help of the supposedly lost Battlestar Pegasus which is taking the offensive with the Cylons.
Plot: space marine, space mission, alien, alien life-form, outer space, spacecraft, aircraft carrier
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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