Independence day movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant independence day movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, feel good, suspense, cult film and entertaining films and TV shows about / with independence day, fourth of july, catastrophe, family relations, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, culture clash, chase and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, India, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as independence day: Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Luce (2019), Vengeance: A Love Story (2017), Swades (2004), Colour It Yellow (2006), A Walk on the Moon (1999), Attack on Finland (2021), Adventureland (2009), Avalon (1990), We Summon the Darkness (2019).

List of independence day movies

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, exciting, entertaining, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, human versus alien, end of the world, military, alien civilization, space battle, disaster, independence day, chinawoman, ufo, technology ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., atlantic ocean, africa ...
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 6.6
 14K
Luce (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.
Style: psychological, suspense, non-linear, thought provoking
Plot: foster home, social problems, track and field, trust, politics, injustice, doubt, promise, drunkenness, pride, teenager, independence day ...
Place: ohio, middle east
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Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As Gotham City's young vigilante, the Batman, struggles to pursue a brutal serial killer, district attorney Harvey Dent gets caught in a feud involving the criminal family of the Falcones.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, adult animation
Plot: superhero, batman, mother's day, independence day, good versus evil, organized crime, showdown, dark hero, murder investigation, murder mystery, fighting crime, criminal ...
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Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Gulf War veteran seeks vengeance against those who assaulted a single mother.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: vigilante, mother daughter relationship, rape victim, vengeance, rape and revenge, rape, single mother, rapist, defense attorney, vigilantism, rape revenge, revenge ...
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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 224 min.
Story: Lagaan tells the tale of the Indian village Champaner, beset by drought and British colonialism in the year 1893. Without a drop of rain in months, the worried villagers of Champaner decide to ask the local authorities for a temporary repeal of ...
Style: realistic, inspirational, semi serious, uplifting, stylized ...
Plot: sport, village, patriotism, sikh, love triangle, cricket the game, caste system, british raj, jealousy, self esteem, friendship, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, india, asia, england
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 8.2
 91K
Swades (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Set in modern day India, Swades is a film that tackles the issues that development throws up on a grass root level. It is to this India, which is colorful, heterogeneous and complex that Mohan Bhargava (Shah Rukh Khan), a bright young scientist ...
Style: sincere, touching, inspirational, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: poverty, discrimination, village, journey, change of heart, follow your dream, obsessive quest, human spirit, social differences, homecoming, self discovery, social issues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, asia
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: inspirational, serious, sincere, exciting, social ...
Plot: politics, sikh, rebelliousness, patriotism, courage, state affairs, society, coming of age, filmmaker, friends, dancing, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london, delhi
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A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.
Style: sexy, touching, romantic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, bittersweet, coming of age, hippie, summer vacation, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, family relations, love affair, oral sex, sex in car ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: california, new york, usa, woodstock, new york state
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Attack on Finland (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The reception for Finland's Independence Day is rudely interrupted when the presidential palace is attacked and the state leadership is taken hostage. Max Tanner of the Security Police is appointed as a negotiator in the hostage crisis, that ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: violence, hostage, crimes, society, hostage situation, career criminal, vengeance, strategy, hacking, group of criminals, master criminal, police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: finland, serbia
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 6.8
 162K
Adventureland (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Style: funny, romantic, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, summer job, friendship, coming of age, amusement park, marijuana, first sexual experience, youth, workplace, college, romance, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: california, pennsylvania, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh ...
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 7.2
 6K
Avalon (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is set in Baltimore in the early 1950s and explores the themes ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, absurd, feel good, affectionate ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, thanksgiving, immigrants, culture clash, suburbs, immigration, hospital, bittersweet, nostalgia, british, kids and family, brothers ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1914 ...
Place: baltimore, poland, maryland, usa, russia
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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
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Story: Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, bleak, epic ...
Plot: true love, idealism, interracial romance, interracial relations, white male black female relationship, dishonesty, social differences, leadership, romance, society, head of state, couples ...
Time: georgian era, 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, virginia, washington d.c., paris france
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We Summon the Darkness (2019)
Genre: Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film is set in the Midwest against a backdrop involving a killing spree thought to be orchestrated by a satanic cult. Three best friends embark on a road trip to a heavy-metal show, where they bond with three aspiring musicians and head off to ...
Style: suspense, slasher, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Plot: devil worship, satanism, road trip, satanic cult, serial killer, religion, murder, good versus evil, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, survival, church ...
Time: year 1988, contemporary
Place: indiana
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 6.3
 77K
Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, alien, alien abduction, disorder, parents and children, paranormal activity, child abduction, family in danger, evil alien, bird, abduction, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 7.3
 197K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: rape, family in danger, lawyer, fear, revenge, serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, prison, rapist, psychology, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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 7.4
 185K
K-PAX (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 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.
Style: psychological, touching, surprise ending, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: extraterrestrial, alien, patient, psychiatrist, mysterious character, planet, mental institution, hypnosis, science, investigation, mental illness, mystery ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, newfoundland, greenland, albuquerque new mexico ...
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 7.8
 93K
The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, coming of age, friendship, sport, dog, childhood, adventure, small town, unlikely friendships, team, family, summer ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962, 20th century, 50s
Place: utah, california, usa
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 6.4
 333K
Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 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.
Style: inspirational, humorous, uplifting, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: regret, remote control, workaholic, alternate reality, wish come true, time travel, architect, stopped time, sex scene, dysfunctional family, wish fulfillment, obesity ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, los angeles, new hampshire, usa, new york yankees ...
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Star Spangled Banners (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ten years following the breakup of the family band, The Banner Project, siblings Desiree, Johnny, and Mitchel Banner, are faced with the decision to reunite in order to save their home town from bankruptcy.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, fictional band, estrangement, homecoming, dysfunctional family, country music, musician, singer, flirting, independence day, rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system (which is unlike being born with AIDS). As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile environment. His room is completely hermetically sealed against ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, illness, family relations, isolation, parent child relationship, misfit, love and romance, human nature, parents and children, teenage crush, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s
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 4.7
 60K
Jonah Hex (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting ...
Style: stylized, gothic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ambush, civil war, death, superhero, cowboy, bounty hunter, american civil war, revenge, supernatural, vengeance, gunslinger, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, virginia, new orleans, south carolina, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 1K
Mirage (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country:
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As Macedonia faces its difficult transition, a boy escapes into a world of his own creation.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, art house ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, poet, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, teenage life, friendship, kids in trouble, soldier, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macedonia, paris france, europe, france, former yugoslavia ...
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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salesman, farce, workplace, hotshot hero, business, stupidity, dumb, blind ambition, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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From Prada to Nada (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. Mary has become so "90210" ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: fall in love, youth, social differences, love and romance, siblings relations, romance, bankrupt, young lovers, teenager, fish out of water, sister sister relationship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, california
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Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, futuristic, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, ufo, benign alien, space and aliens, flying saucer, nasa, space travel, alien, getting home, young heroes, family ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1986, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: florida, miami, miami beach, texas, japan ...
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 21K
Drop Zone (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, parachuting, hijacking, airplane, terrorist, chase, adventure, heroes, airplane hijack, race against time, track down, skydiving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, adolescence, party, weed, friendship, hippie, stoner, stoners, drugs ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, london, new jersey, california, austin texas ...
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: 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.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, disability, politics, fighting the system, wartime, war, handicapped, military, desert, drunkenness, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 80s, year 1970 ...
Place: vietnam, the philippines, texas, iraq, usa ...
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 6.2
 32K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, brutality, anarchist, psychopath, stalking, investigation, criminal's revenge, race against time, government agency, haunted by the past, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, massachusetts, belfast
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 4.6
 2K
Asteroid (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 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 be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, disaster, natural disaster, firefighter, post apocalypse, asteroid, apocalypse, distopia, christian, family relations, race against time, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: texas, kansas, usa, kansas city, dallas texas
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