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TALLADEGA, AL - MAY 05: A giant American Flag waves above the track during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Happy Independence Day weekend! Some people call it the 4th of July, which I’m not a fan of. The 4th of July happens in every country around the world. WE have Independence Day!

Here’s some of my favorite Patriotic movies that might be worth a rewatch sometime.

  • american sniper

    Solid movie about the late hero, sniper Chris Kyle. With over 200 kills, he was one of the deadliest snipers in American history. Also a great rendering of the struggles that he, and others like him, faced when re-entering civilian life.

  • miracle

    GREAT sports movie, better movie about representing your country. I mean, this scene is legendary!

  • saving private ryan

    Just an absolute solid movie about some of the greatest generation. My grandfather won a Bronze Star in WW2, of which he never talked about. This movie brought home the brutal truth of the price of freedom.

  • gettysburg

    Maybe one of Jeff Daniels’ greatest roles. Filmed on the actual site where the battle took place, this is a must see for any history buff.

  • top gun(s)

    I saw the most recent Top Gun in the theater twice! Any movie that shows off America’s military superiority is ok with me.

  • independence day

    OK, maybe a tongue in cheek, but a fun watch!

  • black hawk down

    Having friends who lived through this, Black Hawk Down is sobering movie of the brutality of battle.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Cv707q9KY

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