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Land of the free, because of the brave, right? We all know that Memorial day weekend is a weekend for the beach, BBQ’s, and booze, but we often forget the reason that we celebrate. We celebrate for the soldiers that have fought the ultimate sacrifice for the country that they so dearly love. In the midst of parties and celebration, we need some r&r, right? What are the top best patriotic movies on Netflix to just that?

Inglorious Basterds

A group of American soldiers stand back and make a plan to take assassinate Nazi leaders that are occupying a cinema owners abode. The real kicker? The U.S. soldiers are Jewish… We know how much the Nazi’s love that. Watch and learn to see if their plan plays out.

Forrest Gump

An all over positive man, Forrest Gump knows nothing negative in life. He goes through the Viet Nam war and has not a bad thing to say. The only thing he cares about in life is… a box of chocolates… Just kidding! It’s his sweetheart Jenny. Will things ever workout for him with Jenny?

Turn: Washington Spies

An unlikely group of men from the Americas take on the task of Spying for George Washington. What will the conclude?

Seal Team Six: The Raid on Bin Laden

This brave, seasoned SEAL team takes on the fight of a lifetime when they learn that their mission is to capture Osama Bin Laden. They take on the task of infiltrating the Pakistani campground. What as they go through their mission.

Patton

This movie follows the life of General George S. Patton as he begins his journey in South Africa. We see his timeline through the Second World War. Not only do your follow the timeline of events, including the fall of the Third Reich, but we see the mind that manned the ship… or tank in this case.

War Machine

A war spoof, a sly General slips in to play a commander in the NATO forces in Afghanistan. This commander may not have all the answers, but will he be taken down by an exposé written by a savage journalist?

Captain America: Civil War

We watch as Captain America’s team and Iron Man’s team battle to save the world and each of their teams. Captain America does not feel as though they can rely on the government to save the world, thus creating the war with Iron Man’s team. Who will win?

Brothers in War

A documentary following the soldiers from Charlie Company, we see first-hand accounts, home video, and audio from soldier that played a part. We see what the brothers went through, but we could never imaging being in their shoes.

Korengal

Placed in Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, Battle Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Korengal picks up where Restrepo leaves off.

The Longest Day

The longest day in the history of days? D-Day. We see a story line of Allied forces and German soldiers as they fight the big fight. A theatrical performance to capture what happened on Normandy beach on June 6, 1944.

What are your favorite patriotic movies to watch? What will you be watching this Memorial day? Let us know! Happy Netflixing!