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Celebrate Your Independence Day With These Netflix Selections Related To 'Independence Day'

By Jodi Smith | Lists | June 30, 2016 |

By Jodi Smith | Lists | June 30, 2016 |

Netflix is not currently allowing us to stream Independence Day while America celebrates its Independence Day. Instead, they have some movies they feel are related to ID4 that we can watch instead. (I swear to you, these are legitimately the movies that popped up as being related to what I wanted to watch.)

Jurassic Park

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How Is It Related to ID4?

Jeff Goldblum shares his husky handsomeness and sultry smirk in both films. One, however, has a more believable plot line.



How Is It Related to ID4?

The Earth is under attack from something in outer space and only unlikely heroes can save the day.



How Is It Related to ID4?


Fantastic Four (2005)

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How Is It Related to ID4?

The foursome are in outer space when they are hit with the special powers that make them Fantastic. So I think that might be the connection.

The Sum of All Fears


How Is It Related to ID4?

Uh, let’s see. Shit. There’s nuclear stuff and spy business, which isn’t related to ID4 at all. They — does Ben Affleck punch an alien in the face and welcome them to Earth?

The Mummy (1999)

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How Is It Related to ID4?

Really? Damn. Is there a hidden connection that I’ve missed? Was Brendan Fraser uncredited as one of the scientists in Area 51?

The Perfect Storm


How Is It Related to ID4?

Really, now —



How Is It Related to ID4?

For fuck’s sa—

The DaVinci Code


How Is It Related to ID4?


Jodi Smith is a Senior Reporter, Film & Television at Pajiba. You can email her or follow her on Twitter.