Independence Day, which I think is a good movie filling with patriotism that can really rise your passion, and watching it is the best way to celebrate the 4th of July. Adorable movies not only just entertain us with tears and joy, but they can also give us food for thought. What kind of movie do you like best? I have to say science fiction movies are my favorite, especially those with heroism. With a spectacular scene and exciting special effects, a science fiction movie can really impress you too. There are some excellent movies maybe already on your must-watch-list. If not, the top 3 science fiction movies will be recommended to you here and all of them are worth watching on Independence Day.

Part 1: Three science fiction films on Blu-ray are worth watching on Independence Day

Classic movies are what deserve you to playback and it is the same with these three science fiction films. They both advocate American heroism, inspiring people with passion. You shouldn’t miss them on Independence Day.

Top 1: Independence Day

Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction action film featured by Will Smith. The film is mainly talking a story that people work together against Alien invasion: when a giant spaceship is getting into earth orbit, it soon generates an enormous amount of fear from the public. The president of America allies national leaders and scientists to fight for our planet. In the end, they repel the invaders so that they protect the earth.


Top 2: Independence Day: Resurgence

Independence Day: Resurgence is a 2016 American science fiction disaster film, which is a sequel of twenty years after the events of the first film. Though humans create an Earth Space Defense to protect the earth from invaded, Alien reinvades with stronger weapons this time. Some youngers with lofty ideas would stand out to fight for and save the planet.


Top 3: Pacific Rim

This movie was released in 2013, features by Charlie Hunnam. It focuses on the days when monsters invading and humanly endangered. Mecha is created to undertake the responsibility of fighting against monsters. To face such a disastrous situation, a hero, as well as a mecha warrior, resolutely stands out to protect the world.


Part 2: How to rip Science fiction films from Blu-ray with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is a format converter. Its main function is to rip and convert Blu-ray into videos or extract audio from Blu-ray. Putting Blu-ray files into this software, it can rip and convert Blu-ray to MP4, Blu-ray to MKV, Blu-ray to AVI, Blu-ray to VOB and so on. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper does not just output common videos, but also supports ripping and converting Blu-ray to HD videos, Blu-ray to 4K videos and Blu-ray to lossless videos. It is compatible with different devices like smartphones, tablet HD displays, and 4K TVs. In addition, when extracting audio from Blu-ray, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper can rip Blu-ray to MP3, AAC, FLAC, etc. There are over 180+ formats of videos or audios that can be chosen to output by using Leawo Blu-ray Ripper. Last but not least, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper works as a multi-functional Blu-ray ripper that also offers functions such as Blu-ray decryption, graphics card acceleration, video edition. You can follow the upcoming steps to rip science fiction films from Blu-ray to video with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper.

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Step 1: You could open Leawo Blu-ray Ripper and choose the “Blu-ray/DVD Ripper” entrance on the home page.


Step 2: It is ready to add Blu-ray file in two ways: You can drop a file into the given area, or click the “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper allows three file sources input, adding Blu-ray from CD-ROM, adding Blu-ray from folder or adding Blu-ray from iso file.


Step 3: After adding Blu-ray file successfully, you will have the page to select how many titles you need to input from Blu-ray file. There are three options. “Full Movie” is to select all titles from Blu-ray file; “Main Movie” means that the longest title is selected by fault and “Custom Mode” allows you to select titles by yourself. When done this step, click the “OK” button to move into the next step.


Step 4: You can select different output videos by clicking the “Change” button to choose what you like as Blu-ray converting into. Over 180+ video/audio formats can be selected. You get into the “Profile” panel. “Format” section here has all video formats into which you need to rip Blu-ray. It includes common video, HD video, 4K video and Lossless video with over 180+ selective formats.


Step 5: Save and apply what you change, click the green “Convert” button to ready for ripping Blu-ray. The final step before conversion is to choose a file destination optionally. If you want to save the output video at any perfectible places on your computer, you can set a location into the sidebar which is on the upper right of the interface. In the end, click the “Convert” button to change Blu-ray into a new file with a few minutes.


Part 3: How to rip science fiction films from Blu-ray with Handbrake

As a Blu-ray converter, Handbrake can rip and convert Blu-ray to MP4 or Blu-ray to MKV in many platforms such as Windows system, Mac system, and Linux system. Batch scanning and queueing encoded allows you dealing with Blu-ray file in an orderly way. Video edited such as cropping, scaling, deblocking and so on could make changes and optimize video during Blu-ray conversion. What really highlights Handbrake as a good Blu-ray converter is its inbuilt device presets, which can improve your device with very simple and fast handling and improve encodes. Follow the below steps to know how to rip science fiction films on Blu-ray with Handbrake:

Step 1: “Source Selection” panel is where you start Blu-ray conversion from Blu-ray to video with Handbrake. It can optionally choose a specific title before choosing a folder/file. One way to add Blu-ray by dropping a file /folder to the given area. Another is to upload the file/folder by clicking the “Folder (Batch Scan)” button or the “File” button to add Blu-ray.


Step 2: As you can see in the below picture, Handbrake sometimes needs to adjust the Blu-ray before Blu-ray converted. Therefore, you can choose the preset panels which are marked in green and blue as the pictures show. These would help you optimize the video no matter its quality and compatibility. What’s more, it’s convenient to save the output video to any file destination on your computer as you like. Click the “Browse” button to freely set a location on the computer. When all things are done, click the “Start Encode” button to converting science fiction film on Blu-ray.


Part 4: How to rip science fiction films from Blu-ray with MakeMKV

MakeMKV easily gets its function by the name. It is a Blu-ray converter to make MKV. MakeMKV can rip and convert Blu-ray to MKV, with a one-click solution and patents-unencumbered format. This super easy handle converter is in simple steps but saves most information. It also provides functions of keeping video/audio track, preserving chapters and video encryption. And it is compatible with various systems like Windows system, Mac OS X and Linux. Two steps will be introduced to help you rip science fiction films from Blu-ray to video with MakeMKV.

Step 1: Click the “File” button on the upper right on the home page of MakeMKV, and choose “Open files” so as to add Blu-ray.


Step 2: Then, you can see Blu-ray details on the left side as the picture below shows after it is successfully uploaded. You can choose titles at your will. Finally, you need to set a file destination to save the output files. It is a sidebar on the flip side, browsing a suitable place on your computer to save it. Click the “Make MKV” button to begin making MKV from science fiction films on Blu-ray.


Part 5: Comparisons among three software tools

Though Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, Handbrake and MakeMKV really help to rip and convert science fiction films from Blu-ray to video, there must be one of them deserves the first place for its excellent functions that are superior to the other two converters. That’s Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, which provides multiple functions on Blu-ray ripping and conversion. We have made a table to compare the functions of these three format converters, as you can thoroughly and clearly see below.


Leawo Blu-ray Ripper



Various Blu-ray sources input

Various videos output

Various devices compatible

Rip Blu-ray files to 4K

Rip Blu-ray files to lossless video

Rip encrypted Blu-ray

Video editing functions

Subtitles and audio tracks selectively

Preview subtitles and audio tracks

Graphic cards acceleration

Take screenshot

Add 3D effect