foxnews– Sure, you could get sucked into a vortex of binge-watching “Manifest” or passing out after your post-barbecue coma to “The Great British Bake Off.” But come on, it’s the Fourth of July holiday weekend, supercharge your streaming with a dose of patriotic pride. From classics to new releases, read on for the best things to stream this Independence Day.
“The Green Berets”
It’s hard to argue with John Wayne. Especially when he stars in this 1968 gem with Jim Hutton and David Janssen that centers on a reporter in the field on the Vietnam War as he shadows a group of Green Berets. The war drama is just as captivating whether it’s the first or 10th time you’ve watched it, and you’ve never seen a better pessimistic newspaper reporter than Janssen in his role of George Beckworth.
Ah, what can we say about this 1970 flick starring George C. Scott and Karl Madden. The Academy Award-winning film is a moving account of the life of U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II. You’ll come away from watching it with even more admiration for this military great. As the movie’s final line reminds us, “all glory is fleeting.”
This 2021 Amazon Original Movie starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, and Jodie Turner-Smith will grip you from first to last scene. Here are the basics of the origin story of John Clark, a key action hero in Clancy’s Jack Ryan world: An elite Navy SEAL (Jordan) in Aleppo, Syria, discovers an international conspiracy in the midst of trying to obtain justice in the murder of his pregnant wife. There’s also chaos unraveling in Washington D.C. with the threat of an impending new Cold War, thrilling escapes and captures, and more. Needless to say, no dull moments here.
Watch it on Amazon Prime here.
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Truth Be Told”
Starring Eric Mabius and Kristin Booth, this 2015 military story will keep you on the edge of your seat with plenty of mystery and drama. The plot centers around the POstables, who are on a mission to drop off a soldier’s letter from Afghanistan with a bullied teenager. Then, the estranged dad of Oliver (Mabius) delivers the most surprising of news and….well, you’ll have to tune in to see what happens.