Four Great Patriotic Films for the 4th!

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Home Point Real Estate DRE # 01492725

Here are Four Great Patriotic Films for the 4th you might want to watch this weekend:

  1. The Patriot - A great fictionalized account based on real American Revolutionary Events and People.

  2. 1776 - A musical based on the events around the Declaration of Independence.  Historically interesting dialog and events.

  3. The Last of the Mohicans - Although dealing more with the French and Indian war it certainly provides background on many of the issues and shows American Frontier Character.

  4. Gettysburg - This film is a great film and the battle and the men involved.  Although not the from the Revolutionary Period the Civil War was certainly a time when the Union evolved more fully and became much stronger. 

Can you suggest any others?


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Jonathan Dalton
Realty ONE Group - Glendale, AZ

I'll still take Patton.

Jul 01, 2011 02:08 PM #1
Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
Gibson Management Group, Ltd. - Charlottesville, VA

30 Seconds Over Tokyo * the Doolittle raid

Pearl Harbor * Doolittle's raid is at the end

Big Read One * War in Europe

A Bridge Too Far * War in Europe

The Green Berets * Viet Nam War

The Inglorious Bastards * I had to watch this 2x to catch everything

Bridge on the River Kwai * War in the Pacific

The Thin Red Line * War in the Pacific



Jul 01, 2011 02:17 PM #2
Renée Burrows
Savvy Home Strategies Realty, LLC-REALTOR®-Estate-Probate - Las Vegas, NV
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Jul 01, 2011 03:50 PM #3
Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

All great Films - I have the Patriot on DVD and I think I will pop it out this weekend.

Jul 01, 2011 03:56 PM #4
Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

My favorite on your list is Gettysburg! You really need surround sound for the full effect. And let's not forget Johnny Tremaine!

Jul 01, 2011 04:31 PM #5
Donne Knudsen
Los Angeles & Ventura Counties in CA - Simi Valley, CA
CalState Realty Services

Gene - All great suggests and I've seen most of them except 1776.  I like Wallace's suggestions too.  My personal faves are Born on the 4th of July and Independence Day.  However the other day, hubby asked me if I would get go and get Saving Private Ryan this weekend (at blockbuster).  WOW!!!  That was out of the blue and one I haven't seen in a long time.

Jul 01, 2011 07:53 PM #6
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