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Memorial Day Movies

It’s time to put the red, white, and blue on show. It’s finally Memorial Day weekend! While the celebration is recognized for delicious grilling meals, ceremonies, and matching sets in American flag colors, it also serves as a reminder of the brave individuals who lost their lives to give freedom to all.

So here are Memorial Day Movies to binge-watch with.

Memorial Day Movies

The Longest Day
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Richard Burton (Actors)
  • Ken Annakin (Director) - Cornelius Ryan (Writer) - Darryl F Zanuck (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

The Longest Day

Allied forces prepare for a massive D-Day assault upon the beaches of Normandy during World War II.

American Sniper
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jake McDorman (Actors)
  • Clint Eastwood (Director) - Jason Dean Hall (Writer) - Clint Eastwood (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

American Sniper

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield.

Flags of Our Fathers
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach (Actors)
  • Clint Eastwood (Director) - William Broyles Jr (Writer) - Clint Eastwood (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Flags Of Our Fathers

From Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood and Academy Award-winner Steven Spielberg, comes the life stories of the six men who raised the flag at The Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in WWII.

Patton
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates (Actors)
  • Franklin J. Schaffner (Director) - Frank McCarthy (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Patton

Multiple Oscar-winning depictions of the controversial World War II U.S. Army commander – was he a visionary strategist or an ego-driven hot head? Awarded Best Picture and Best Actor (George C. Scott).

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Pablo Schreiber (Actors)
  • Michael Bay (Director) - Mitchell Zuckoff (Writer) - Erwin Stoff (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

American soldiers fight to protect the survivors of a deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

Pearl Harbor
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsale (Actors)
  • Michael Bay (Director) - Randall Wallace (Writer) - Jerry Bruckheimer (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Pearl Harbor

A tale of victory, defeat, and courage focusing on the war’s impact on two daring young pilots, Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett, and a dedicated nurse, Kate Beckinsale, who are caught up in the horror of an infamous morning in 1941.

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Sand Castle

The story of Sandcastle is every woman’s journey, from moth to butterfly, to reach out and find their inner voice. The story of a rebel, breaking out of the cocoon of societal pressure and finding her place in Hindu society. | Stream on Netflix

War Horse
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan (Actors)
  • Steven Spielberg (Director) - Lee Hall (Writer) - Steven Spielberg (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

War Horse

Steven Spielberg’s epic World War I drama centers on a young man who embarks on an extraordinary journey to be reunited with his horse.

Full Metal Jacket
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio (Actors)
  • Stanley Kubrick (Director) - Stanley Kubrick (Writer) - Stanley Kubrick (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Full Metal Jacket

Stanley Kubrick’s take on the Vietnam War follows smart-aleck Private Davis (Matthew Modine), quickly christened “Joker” by his foul-mouthed drill sergeant (R. Lee Ermey), and pudgy Private Lawrence (Vincent D’Onofrio), nicknamed “Gomer Pyle,” as they endure the rigors of basic training.

Though Pyle takes a frightening detour, Joker graduates to the Marine Corps and is sent to Vietnam as a journalist, covering — and eventually participating in — the bloody Battle of Hué.

Lincoln
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn (Actors)
  • Steven Spielberg (Director) - Tony Kushner (Writer) - Steven Spielberg (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Lincoln

With the nation embroiled in still another year with the high death count of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln brings the full measure of his passion, humanity, and political skill to what would become his defining legacy: to end the war and permanently abolish slavery through the 13th Amendment.

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Having great courage, acumen, and moral fortitude, Lincoln pushes forward to compel the nation, and those in government who oppose him, to aim toward a greater good for all mankind.

Saving Private Ryan
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tom Hanks, Edward Burns, Matt Damon (Actors)
  • Steven Spielberg (Director) - Robert Rodat (Writer) - Steven Spielberg (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Saving Private Ryan

Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat.

Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, while searching for Ryan, each man embarks upon a personal journey and discovers their own strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency, mem, and courage.

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