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15 Top Movies to Watch on the 4th of July This Year

This Independence Day, your plans likely include cooking up some summery 4th of July recipes, decorating your house with 4th of July decorations that are super festive and cute, and topping it all off with delicious 4th of July desserts. Once the day's red, white, and blue festivities are wrapped up, continue showcasing your patriotic pride by settling in with a movie about the good ol' US of A. Streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu (which are literally at your fingertips these days) make it easy to rent or buy an almost endless array of films for movie night. While romantic comedies are great for a cozy date night and feel-good, happy movies are always crowd-pleasers, this time of year, you should pick a flick that celebrates America in a big way.

From gut-wrenching war dramas like Saving Private Ryan (tissues, please!) to tales of long lost love and monumental sporting events (still, tissues—we're looking at you, Miracle), 4th of July movies will leave you feeling warm, fuzzy, proud, and sentimental in all the best ways. Celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave on July 4, 2020, and entertain yourself and your family with one of these 4th of July movies fit for the occasion.