Films for the Fourth

Celebrate Independence Day with one of these great patriotic films!

  • Glory - A group of soldiers overlooked in history fight for the betterment of their country.
  • All the President's Men - A tantalizing mystery that reinforces the Founding Fathers' belief in Freedom of the Press.
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy - A biographical portrait of George M. Cohan who performed many patriotic songs.
  • The Patriot - Mel Gibson fights for family and country against the British in this Revolutionary War film.
  • Patriot Games - American intelligent analyst is targeted by terrorists after heroically foiling an assassination plot.
  • Air Force One - I'd vote for Harrison Ford for President.
  • 1776 - The movie version of the Broadway musical portraying the time up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Born on the Fourth of July - Based on a true story, a Vietnam vet struggles with life's challenges after his return home from the war.
  • Johnny Tremain - A young man is drawn into the fight for his young nation.
  • The American President - Presidents need love too.
  • Dave - Kevin Kline plays an actor brought in to fill in for the ailing President, only he does a little too good of a job!
  • Independence Day - While it is more about aliens than independence, it is inspiring!
  • Holiday Inn - Fred Astaire's "Let's Say it with Firecrackers" is a great way to kick off the weekend!
Written by Tara on July 1, 2010

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