Looking for a little family entertainment?
Here are some good movies to watch as we prepare to celebrate Independence Day.
Most of these movies are available from Amazon Instant Video and can be watched immediately.
If you know of any other patriotic favorites, please share them in the comments below.
Movies about the Fight for Independence
$1.99 Amazon Instant Video
America’s great heroes live again in this adventure from our country’s struggle for Independence. Reviews 1776
1776 is a musical portrayal of the founding of America.ReviewsJohn Adams
(HBO Miniseries) 2008
Watch the extraordinary life and times of one of our most influential founding fathers.Reviews
Movie about Settling the American Frontier
Movies about the Struggle for Freedom
A military officer's life is changed as he escorts home the body of a young Marine killed in Iraq.ReviewsNight Crossing
- $1.99 Amazon Instant Video
Two families escape to freedom from communist East Germany.Reviews The Scarlet and the Black
- $2.99 Amazon Instant Video
This is the captivating true story of a Vatican priest helping POWs in Rome during World War II.Reviews
This heart-warming classic reminds us that each person is important and irreplaceable -- especially when things appear bleak. Hope you enjoy it!
"Sergeant York" is an Old Family Favorite
I’ve been hunting for cool resources for you - and I found a movie that's an old family favorite!
“Sergeant York” is about the most decorated American soldier of World War I.
Based on a true story, it portrays Alvin York, a young man from the rural hills of Tennessee, who was a wild teenager until he experienced a great change in his life and became a Christian.
Although he was a patriotic man, as a Christian he didn’t feel right about going to war. But as he struggled to do the right thing, he came to understand that sometimes war is necessary to keep our families and country free.
His faith and courage during the war make him a true hero. This heart-warming movie is a great one to watch with your family. Maybe even tonight!
"Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. When tragedy strikes home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their faith, and their fathering. Protecting the streets is second nature. Raising their children in a God-honoring way? That's courageous."
Courageous tells the story of four men who realize the importance of active, committed fatherhood as they face personal crises. It shows the importance of Dads in the lives of their children.
The Importance of Fathers
Learning to be a Courageous Dad