Everyone in the world will join the people of America in its yearly celebration of freedom from Britain. It became the next important day for them after the declaration of Independence on July 04, 1776 which is also known as a federal holiday in the United States. There are various activities being done by people, which include fireworks, barbecues, concerts, carnivals, baseball games, ceremonies, fairs, family reunions, parades, picnics and political speeches or talks. It is declared a national holiday being observed in the United States. Some call this day as the Fourth of July where families and individuals are being gathered as one to remember and appreciate the liberty that they are enjoying because of the bravery and courage acts of the people back then who fought for their rights. To commemorate their freedom, here are the 10 Movies that depict independence.
10. Independence Day (1996)
It’s an action science film movie that focuses on invasion and destruction that the aliens would do on earth. Nonetheless, because of the will power of the people, they would be able to survive and fight these aliens. It was directed by Roland Emmerich and led by Will Smith, Jeff Goldbulun, Bill Pullman, and a lot of other supporting casts.
9. National Treasure (2004)
It’s about the chest war which being sought by most of the treasure hunters in the story. It was hidden during the Revolutionary War which is directed by John Turteltaub and led by Nicolas Cage, Diana Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight, Harvey Keitel, Sean Bean, and Christopher Plummer. The primary character who would protect that treasure is Benjamin Franklin Gates who descended from the treasure-seekers family. Little that they did know, is found at the back part of the Declaration of Independence.
8. Top Gun (1986)
It’s a combination of romance, love, and competition that revolves on macho students who took the privilege to be part of the fighter pilots from the elite US flying school. Its led by Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards, Tom Skerritt and other casts. The movie shows the development of Maverick during the training while romance is being developed with the McGillis who portrayed the role of a female instructor.
7. The Patriot (2000)
The film is about the American Revolution wherein a farmer named Benjamin Martin played by Mel Gibson who was driven and called to lead the Colonel Militia during that time wherein the son of the British Officer was murdered.
6. Rambo III (1988)
It is the third series of Rambo which was released on May 25, 1988. It was directed by Peter MacDonald and starred by Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith, Sasson Gabal, and Spiros Focas. The main focus of the story is how Rambo would rescue Colonel Trautman who serves as its commanding officer in Vietnam, but captured as hostage of Afghanistan.
5. Coming to America (1988)
It might a comedy film of Eddie Murphy, who is known for his wacky and funny roles in most of the movies that he led. In fact, he was one of the writers in this movie along with David Sheffield who did the screenplay. Its directed by John Landis wherein the movie focuses on the lead actor, played by Eddie Murphy who plays as an African prince who went to the United States to find a woman whom he hopes he would settle his whole life to be her husband.
4. Team America: World Police (2004)
It’s a combination of action and comedy which led by Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Kristen Miller, Masasa, Daran Norris, Phil Hendrie, and Maurice LaMarche. The purpose of this movie to give self-awakening to stop terrorism acts and it’s depicted in the story line of the movie wherein the group recruited a known broadway actor, Gary Johnston. The story of their battle begins along with their romance, and terrorists.
3. Red Dawn (1984)
The movie is about the courageous acts and decisions made by the group of teenagers to protect their country, and their town. They formed a group of teenagers coming from the mid-western part of America. Their goal is to fight the invasion of the soviet forces which was directed by John Millus and led by Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Ben Johnson and lot of supporting actors and actresses.
2. Air Force One (1997)
This is one of the most recommended movies that you have to watch for on the day of Independence in America wherein the President himself where taken captives along with his family when Hijackers seized the plane where the President of the United States were riding. Nonetheless, as an ex-soldier he applied the things that he’d learned to defeat those hijackers. The president played by Harrison Ford and he’s being supported by Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson, Liesel Matthews, Paul Guilfoyle and others.
1. Captain America (1990)
This movie is about the role of Captain America in fighting the arch-criminal who was freed in a frozen ice for decades to assume the fight. It’s directed by Albert Pyun and led by Matt Salinger, Ronny Cox, and Nead Betty. The story is actually a depiction on what can be seen in a comical hero who was clothed in a super soldier armor to make a defense.