Best Patriotic films to celebrate the 4th of July

The Best Patriotic Films to Celebrate the 4th of July

Whether you're escaping a boozy barbecue or hanging with the family, these films will boost your patriotism this 4th of July!

Watch 'Forrest Gump!' It's full of American love. Nearly every current event our nation went through between 1944, to 1982 is touched on. Plus Tom Hanks' Oscar winning performance is brilliant.

Independence Day! Jeff Goldblum's dry humor and Will Smith's swagger vs aliens that look like they just stepped out a of Ridley Scott Sci-fi....Love it!

Speaking of the Scott's, the U.S. Navy never looked so good than in Tony Scott's 'Top Gun' classic. Tom Cruise romancing the ladies, and the skies in his F-14 Tomcat! You should definitely re-watch this! There's a 3D sequel in the works!

If you love treasure hunts, 'National Treasure' is a fun one.

While it's not exactly historically accurate, take American history, Nicholas Cage and add in some gold treasure!

Happy birthday America! We're celebrating the American Revolution, and 'The Patriot' is a pretty incredible flick. Starring Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger battling the brits for the land of the free! Put on one of these feel good classics while you're grilling.

Celebrate America with patriotic cinema!

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