Planet of the Apes (1968)
Rotted by age and chest-deep in sand, Lady Liberty triggers one of the most memorable revelations (and surprise endings) in all of science fiction when discovered on a beach by shipwrecked space explorer George Taylor.
Terrified twentysomethings run for cover when the statue's head is bowled down a city street by a rampaging monster.
Independence Day (1996)
The statue is shown toppled the morning after extraterrestrial invaders destroy many of the world's cities.
The superhero team takes on bad guy Magneto and punches holes in the famous landmark during a battle atop the statue's head and torch.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Global warming brings about a new Ice Age which leaves the Statue of Liberty knee-deep in snow and ice.
Deep Impact (1998)
When a comet slams into Earth, the resultant tidal wave engulfs New York and washes the statue away; its head is later seen floating between newly submerged buildings.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
During a battle with Superman, the evil Nuclear Man tears the statue from its platform and drops it onto a crowded city street; luckily, Superman is close by to save the day — and the statue.
Superman III (1983)
No real damage is done to the statue in this movie, although her crown is undoubtably sullied after a surly and cynical (not to mention dirty) Superman — under the influence of some bad Kryptonite — uses it as a platform (literally) to test pickup lines on the bad guy's girlfriend.
The nefarious Dark Helmet's ship, transformed into the vacuum cleaner-wielding "Megamaid", crash-lands onto the beach of a nearby planet, setting up a Planet of the Apes joke complete with apes on horseback.