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Movies for the 4th of July

All the President's Men
All the President's Men (DVD - 2006 ) DVD MOVIE A and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:What's more American than freedom of the press? Based on Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward's book detailing their investigation into the Watergate Affair. (Call no. 364.132 B).

Born on the Fourth of July
Born on the Fourth of July (DVD - 2004 ) DVD MOVIE B and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 1

Annotation:A disabled Vietnam veteran become an anti-war activist. Adapted from Ron Kovic's memoir of the same name (Call no. 959.7043 K)

Glory
Glory (DVD - 2006 ) DVD MOVIE G and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 30 on 2 copies

Annotation:This 1989 film is based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War.

John Adams
John Adams (DVD - 2008 ) DVD TV J and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 10

Annotation:Acclaimed HBO miniseries based on David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize winning biography. Paul Giamatti plays John Adams.

Independence Day
Independence Day (DVD - 2002 ) DVD MOVIE I and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Will Smith leads the survivors of an alien attack in a counter-strike to save the world on July 4th in this 1996 sci-fi action film.

Jaws
Jaws (DVD - 2005 ) DVD MOVIE J and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 2

Annotation:Yes, it was a July 4th weekend when the shark attacked...

Johnny Tremain
Johnny Tremain (DVD - 2005 ) DVD MOVIE J All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:This classic Revolutionary War film made in 1957 is based on Esther Forbes's book, which was awarded the Newberry Medal in 1943.

Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (DVD - 2008 ) DVD MOVIE M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Jimmy Stewart playing Jefferson Smith shows that one person can make a difference as his idealism triumphs over the cynical corruption he finds in Washington.

Lincoln
Lincoln (DVD - 2013 ) DVD MOVIE L and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Daniel Day Lewis plays Abraham Lincoln during one of his defining hours - the passage of the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery - in Steven Spielberg's 2012 biopic.

The Music Man
The Music Man (DVD - 1999 ) DVD 782 M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:76 trombones in River City's 4th of July parade... Robert Preston and Shirley Jones star in this classic musical.

National Treasure
National Treasure (DVD - 2005 ) DVD MOVIE N All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 19 on 1 copy

Annotation:There's a plot to steal the Declaration of Independence, and only amateur cryptologist Benjamin Franklin Gates can stop it.

The Patriot
The Patriot (DVD - 2000 ) DVD MOVIE P Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Mel Gibson won praise for his moving portrayal of Benjamin Martin, a war veteran forced to return to combat when British troops endanger his family. However, this action film set during the Revolutionary War was also criticized for serious historical inaccuracies.

Rocky
Rocky (DVD - 2006 ) DVD MOVIE R and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 10

Annotation:The classic underdog film. Rocky's fight against Apollo Creed takes place on July 4th.

Yankee Doodle Dandy
Yankee Doodle Dandy (DVD - 2003 ) DVD 782 Y and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:James Cagney plays George M. Cohan, the father of the American musical comedy, and performs some rousingly patriotic musical numbers including the title song.

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Some historical and patriotic films celebrating the 4th of July and American ideals and some popular movies where the action takes place on the 4th.


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