Best Fourth of July movie: 'Independence Day' or 'The Patriot'? | The Tylt
While Americans enjoy fireworks and barbecue every July 4th, there are also some really good blockbusters about our summer's greatest holiday—and they just so happen to be directed by Roland Emmerich. "Independence Day" became a mega hit in 1996, grossing more than $817 million worldwide at the box office. But the highly-praised "The Patriot" loosely retells the story of the American Revolution and the country's independence, which led to the reason for the season. Which film is better? 🎥
Best Fourth of July movie: 'Independence Day' or 'The Patriot'?
Below is the synopsis of "Independence Day," per IMDB.
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Watch this iconic invasion clip from the movie below.
Below is the synopsis of "The Patriot," also per IMDB.
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.
Watch this badass clip from "The Patriot" below.