6 Patriotic Programs You Can Stream on July Fourth

6 Patriotic Programs You Can Stream on July Fourth

Happy Fourth of July! We’ve compiled a list of streaming movies and for rent titles that will help you  and your family celebrate this season!

*Editor’s Note: This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive list, but a snap shot of some titles that celebrate American patriotism and devotion to one’s country. Please know some of these are for mature audiences.

Disney+

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Discretion advised for older children.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER tells the origin of Marvel’s first super-hero and the beginnings of his battles against Red Skull, the ruthless head of a rogue Nazi outfit trying to take over the world. Despite some foul language, CAPTAIN AMERICA delivers an inspiring, exciting patriotic punch with a lot of heart.

IRON MAN 3

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Discretion advised for older children.
In IRON MAN 3, billionaire Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, stranded in a small Tennessee town, with only a young boy and an unreliable Iron Man prototype to help him defeat two new villains and save his girlfriend and the President of the United States. Besides the exciting non-stop action and witty dialogue, IRON MAN 3 also has lots of heartfelt, morally uplifting content, but caution is advised for some of the off-color content and intense action violence.

Amazon Prime

HACKSAW RIDGE

Quality:
****
Content:
-2 Discretion advised for adults.
HACKSAW RIDGE is a great, emotive, powerful, touching Christian war movie about Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), a courageous conscientious objector who serves as an unarmed medic during the brutal battle of Okinawa in World War II. Brilliantly directed by Mel Gibson, HACKSAW RIDGE is a captivating, emotional movie about uncompromising faith and miraculous courage. It will make you laugh and cry, but strong caution is advised because of bloody violence and some foul language.

HIDDEN FIGURES

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Discretion advised for older children.
HIDDEN FIGURES is an engaging, encouraging, uplifting salute to three African-American women who contribute greatly to the 1960s NASA program during the Space Race with Communist Russia. Led by three fantastic actresses, HIDDEN FIGURES is an uplifting movie that exemplifies a positive way to stand with Christian strength and grace in the face of opposition, but caution is advised for older children due to many light obscenities and one strong profanity.

Netflix

MEDAL OF HONOR Season 1, Episode 4 - Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Discernment required for young children.
MEDAL OF HONOR, a new documentary series on Netflix, tells the stories of some of America’s bravest men, its Medal of Honor recipients. Documentary interviews combine successfully with well-made dramatic reenactments. Some language and violence concerns make the show unsuitable for younger children.

INCREDIBLES 2

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Discernment required for young children.
In INCREDIBLES 2, the sequel to Pixar and Disney’s classic animated movie, Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and their children spring into action once again when a supervillain hypnotizes innocent civilians to harm others. INCREDIBLES 2 is another fun, exciting, family-friendly superhero movie with lots of humor and heart, but it contains a couple light expletives and some scary elements requiring caution for younger children.

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