The Fourth of July holiday usually means celebrating with barbeque, beers, the beach, and lots of American flags. Looking for another way to celebrate America’s birthday? Some badass patriotic movies is always a good way to go.
Whether it’s the boxing matchup of the century between Rocky Balboa and Ivan Drago in Rocky IV, the fighter jets in Top Gun, or the Sandlot kids’ pure love of baseball, throwing on some movies over the holiday weekend is the perfect way to celebrate America.
Here are 25 of the most badass, patriotic films to help ring in the Fourth of July.