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18 All-American movies for Independence Day

18 All-American movies for Independence Day

Photo: Associated Press, WENN

18. Red Dawn (1984)
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17. Miracle (2004)
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16. Rocky (1976)
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15. Apollo 13 (1995)
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14. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
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13. A Few Good Men (1992)
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12. The Sandlot (1993)
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11. Air Force One (1997)
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10. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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9. Top Gun (1986)
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8. Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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7. To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
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6. National Treasure (2004)
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5. Iron Man (2008)
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4. The Patriot (2000)
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3. Forrest Gump (1994)
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2. Lincoln (2012)
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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
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