Movies for the 4th of July
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).
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)
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.
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.
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.