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Who doesn’t love the 4th of July? With yummy ribs on the grill, fireworks lighting the sky and awesome movies on the screen, there’s so much fun to be had! Get this Independence Day weekend started on the right foot with the most patriotic, heroic flicks to date. Enjoy!

Saving Private Ryan - R
Where to watch: YouTube Movies

Set during WWII’s D-Day invasion, follow the harrowing journey to rescue a fallen soldier. Led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks), a squadron of soldiers head to Normandy to find Private James Ryan (Matt Damon) and return him to his mother in America.

Captain America: Civil War – PG-13
Where to watch: Netflix and YouTube Movies

If superheroes are more your speed, dive right into Captain America: Civil War. This flick picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off with Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) leading the Avengers in the race to save humanity. The integrity of the group wavers, however, as political pressure to install accountability measures threaten to tear the team apart.

Red Tails - PG-13
Where to watch: YouTube Movies

Faced with a diminishing number of bombers during World War II, the Pentagon makes what at the time was the unthinkable choice - to enlist the help of a group of African American pilots. Known as the Tuskegee Airmen, the men took to the skies to prove their bravery and ability to fight for their country against all odds.

Lincoln – PG-13
Where to watch: Showtime & YouTube Movies

Take a look back at the crucial decisions the 16th President of the United States made to change the course of American History forever. Lincoln provides a revealing look at the president’s final months in office and his quest to unite the country in the midst of a war.

Independence Day - PG-13
Where to watch: All Day 4th of July Marathon starting at 6/5c AM on E!

More than just fireworks are igniting the sky in the sci-fi classic, Independence Day. Faced with an Alien invasion a group of unlikely heroes led by Captain Steve Hiller (Will Smith) and David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) fight to save humanity in the face of advanced technology and superior beings.

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