“Moonlight” (2022) by Roland Emmerich is currently showing in cinemas. That makes you want even more Roland Emmerich films? Here you can find 14 of them in the ranking and find out where you can stream the works online.
14 Roland Emmerich films
Here you can find 14 Roland Emmerich films with their ratings on the review collection site Rotten Tomatoes. We based the ranking on the rating, not the number of reviews.
By the way, you won’t find the director’s latest work in the top 5.
1. “Independence Day” (1996)
A spaceship threatens the earth and wants to destroy it. US President Thomas J. Whitmore (Bill Pullman) wants to put an end to the extraterrestrials. For this purpose, computer specialist David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) and ace pilot Steve Hiller (Will Smith) are recruited, who have to get to the mother ship on their mission.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 6.6 out of 10 points on average (from 77 reviews)
Independence Day is currently available to stream on Disney Plus.
2. “The Patriot” (2000)
1776: Despite believing that violence is no solution, Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) takes up the fight when English soldiers threaten the home of the former combatant. Together with his eldest son Gabriel (Heath Ledger), he leads the guerrilla militia and tries to keep up the resistance against the British by any means necessary.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 6.1 out of 10 points on average (from 137 reviews)
“The Patriot” is currently available on the Prime Video Channel “Starzplay”.
3. Anonymous (2011)
Is William Shakespeare really the author of works like Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream? It is possible that Edward de Vere (Rhys Ifans), the Earl of Oxford, is actually the author…
- Rotten Tomatoes: 5.5 out of 10 points on average (from 176 reviews)
“Anonymous” is currently available on MagentaTV.
4. “White House Down” (2013)
John Cale (Channing Tatum) applies to the Secret Service for a job as bodyguard for US President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). When he arrives at the White House, it is attacked by terrorists and taken under their control. Now it’s up to John Cales to save the President, his family and staff.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 5.4 out of 10 points on average (from 203 reviews)
“White House Down” is currently available on Netflix and Sky.
5. Stargate (1995)
The controversial Egyptologist Dr. Daniel Jackson (James Spader) is hired by the US military to investigate a strange metal ring. This was found in 1928 during an excavation under a pyramid. Jackson discovers an inscription on the artifact and identifies it as a stargate. It could be a portal to an alien galaxy. Together with Colonel Jack O’Neill (Kurt Russell) and a squad of soldiers, he travels through the portal. There he finds a world oppressed by Egyptian gods.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 5.4 out of 10 points on average (from 47 reviews)
“Stargate” is currently available on Sky.
6. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) is a climate scientist who has discovered that global warming will trigger a major shift in the Earth’s climate. In fact, the disaster reports from different parts of the world are piling up – including in New York, where his son Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal) is in mortal danger. Jack wants to leave Antarctica quickly and come to him before it’s too late.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 5.3 out of 10 points on average (from 221 reviews)
You can currently stream The Day After Tomorrow on Disney Plus.
7. “2012” (2009)
A 2009 report says the world will end in 2012. Governments of different countries know about it and start building an ark in secret. This is to save selected people and animals. As the disaster strikes, writer Jackson Curtis (John Cusack) tries to do everything in his power to get himself and his family a place on the ark. But he is fighting against time.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 5.2 out of 10 points on average (from 246 reviews)
“2012” is currently available on Netflix and Sky.
8. “Midway: For Freedom” (2019)
1942: Six months after Japanese soldiers attacked Pearl Harbor, they fought the Americans at the Midway Islands. The battle lasted four days and heralded the turning point in the Pacific War.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 5.2 out of 10 points on average (from 169 reviews)
“Midway” is currently not available for subscription to any streaming service. You can rent or buy the film on various platforms.
9. Moonfall (2022)
There are only a few weeks left before the moon falls from the sky to earth. NASA boss and former astronaut Jo Fowler (Halle Berry) is convinced she knows how to save humanity. But no one believes her except for a conspiracy theorist (John Bradley) and an astronaut (Patrick Wilson). Together they travel into space as an unusual team to keep the moon from falling.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 4.5 out of 10 points on average (from 150 reviews)
Moonfall has been in cinemas since February 10, 2022.
10. “Independence Day 2: Resurrection” (2016)
20 years after the events of Independence Day, humanity has embraced alien technology. She is arming herself against another attack. And indeed, a new generation is confronted with the threat from outer space. Aliens want to attack the earth again. Jake (Liam Hemsworht) and Dylen (Jessie Usher), son of the late Steven Hiller (Will Smith), are humanity’s only hope.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 4.4 out of 10 points on average (from 229 reviews)
Independence Day 2 is currently on Disney Plus.
11. Universal Soldier (1992)
During the Vietnam War, soldier Luc Devreux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) tries to prevent the insane Sergeant Andrew Scott (Dolph Lundgren) from executing him. A firefight ensues, in which the two men shoot each other. Their bodies are frozen and 23 years later they come back as android war machines. In an elite force should come to use.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 4.4 out of 10 points on average (from 34 reviews)
Universal Soldier is now available on Amazon Prime Video.
12. Godzilla (1998)
A lizard off the coast of Japan is constantly enlarged and becomes Godzilla due to atomic radiation. The military and the secret service go in search of the monstrous creature. Little do they know it’s closer than they think…
- Rotten Tomatoes: 4.1 out of 10 points on average (from 79 reviews)
You cannot currently stream “Godzilla” with any subscription streaming service. You can rent or buy the film on various platforms.
13. Stonewall (2015)
Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) is kicked out by his parents because of his homosexuality. He leaves his sister Phoebe (Joey King) and his friends behind and makes his way to New York. There he meets a group of young people who show him the Stonewall Inn pub. This is a meeting place for the LGBT scene. But it’s not a safe place as seedy manager Ed Murphy (Ron Perlman) joins forces with corrupt cops. In 1969 there was a brutal raid in which the bar visitors had to defend themselves.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 3.7 out of 10 points on average (from 77 reviews)
“Stonewall” is currently not available for subscription to any streaming service. You can rent or buy the film on various platforms.
14. “10,000 BC” (2008)
10,000 BC: When young mammoth hunter D’Leh (Steven Strait) returns successfully from the hunt, he hopes to finally win the heart of his beloved, Evolet (Camille Belle). But soon he has to watch as his village is attacked by horsemen. The residents are enslaved. Together with his mentor Tic Toc (Cliff Curtis) and the little boy Baku (Nathanael Baring), D’Leh pursues the Dark Horsemen.
- Rotten Tomatoes: 3.4 out of 10 points on average (from 150 reviews)
“10,000 BC” is currently not available for subscription to any streaming service. You can rent or buy the film on various platforms.
More movies for you
Are the Roland Emmerich films too dramatic and apocalyptic for you? Here we have good mood movies for you that could surely put a smile on your face. Don’t worry: these aren’t run-of-the-mill comedies.
Sources: Rotten Tomatoes, own research