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List Rules Vote up the greatest films that are all about America being Number 1.

The most patriotic movies set out to inspire a healthy surge of pride in movie-goers across America - and they're essentially propaganda for the country and government. The top American propaganda movies feature brave men and women risking their lives for the good of the United States. This is a list of the best patriotic movies including everything from Independence Day to White House Down to Top Gun.

What films will you find on this list of the best patriotic American movies? Clint Eastwood directed American Sniper, which was based on the life of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Bradley Cooper was nominated for an Academy Award for the film. Argo is another acclaimed American movie that almost doubles as propaganda. And not all of these flicks are dramas - it doesn't get more patriotic than the action-packed Captain America films.

Which film makes you want to chant, "U.S.A., U.S.A.?" Vote it up to the top of the list, and feel free to add any patriotic movies that are missing.

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Saving Private Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Brett Hersom added Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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American Sniper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
American Sniper Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jonathan Groff

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Lone Survivor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Lone Survivor Mark Wahlberg, Eric Bana, Taylor Kitsch

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Fury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Fury Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale

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The Hurt Locker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
The Hurt Locker Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner

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Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Top Gun Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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United 93 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
United 93 Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, Denny Dillon

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Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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Argo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Argo Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston

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Olympus Has Fallen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Olympus Has Fallen Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Ashley Judd

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The Sum of All Fears is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
The Sum of All Fears Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

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Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
jimjonz added Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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White House Down is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
White House Down Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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The Day After Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
The Day After Tomorrow Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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Pain & Gain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Pain & Gain Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Ed Harris

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Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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Independence Day: Resurgence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Independence Day: Resurgence Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman

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Transformers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Great Movies So Patriotic, They Are Basically American Propaganda
Transformers Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable