Eric King
June 23, 2017 at 04:25 PM EDT

Flags waving, rousing speeches, the smell of nationalism in the air. No, it’s not the Republican National Convention — it’s one of the Top 10 Most Patriotic Movie Moments. In honor of the Fourth of July, this special on the PEN Network rounds up the historical Americana movie moments that just make you want to play baseball and eat some apple pie.

Highlights include: The president’s speech before a sneak attack on the aliens in Independence Day, George C. Scott’s Oscar-winning speech in Patton, and Tom Hanks’ nail-biting re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere from Apollo 13.

In the hour-long special, EW movie experts will talk about their favorite tear-jerking, heart-swelling moments and why they are so iconic. Watch the whole countdown, with scenes ranging from action movies like Air Force One to unsung hero tales like Hidden Figuresavailable here and on the new People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to, or download the free app on your Smart TV, mobile and web devices.

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