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Firecracker Film Moments to Commemorate the Fourth of July

by Faith Eischen, published

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American cinema has delivered audiences many unforgettable moments. Throughout the decades a number of films embodying American patriotism and inherent American values have been box office hits nationwide. Our list of firecracker film moments represents a number of patriotic values. Some sadly remind us of where our country used to be, while others show how far this country has come. A few are wildly fictional while several story lines closely resemble our nation’s history. Regardless, each symbolizes the importance of national unity and reminds us this country’s wins, losses, and great accomplishments.

Here is our list of the most patriotic film moments to watch in celebration of the Fourth of July:

INDEPENDENCE DAY

“President's Speech”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l31UUl5SyXk&feature=related

 

MIRACLE

“Pre-game Speech”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwpTj_Z9v-c

 

APOLLO 13

"Failure is not an Option"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhoXFVQsIxw

 

FOREST GUMP

“Forest Gump meets President Lyndon B. Johnson”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjMVlGvCt3Q

 

THE PATRIOT

“Final Battle”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UT9ZmqbVYRk

 

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

“Holding the Bridge”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBXjThmQwWY

 

1776

"The Signing of the Declaration of Independence"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJmNnEPZHW8

 

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

“Lost Causes”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAjDmw6IrFg

 

National Treasure

“Declaration of Independence”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcZK2CF3mZ8&feature=related

 

To Kill a Mocking Bird

“All Men are Equal”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x6njs-cGUE

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