20 Movies Like Patriot Day

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United 93

United 93
United 93
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 29 wins & 57 nominations total
Writer: Paul Greengrass
Actors: David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas
Language: English, Arabic, German
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France
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“United 93” is a dramatic retelling of the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked during the September 11 attacks. The film focuses on the heroic efforts of the passengers and crew as they attempt to regain control of the plane and prevent it from reaching its intended target.

World Trade Center

World Trade Center
World Trade Center
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Andrea Berloff, John McLoughlin, Donna McLoughlin
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maria Bello
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“World Trade Center” is a film that recounts the true story of two Port Authority police officers who become trapped in the rubble of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and their struggle to survive while awaiting rescue. The movie focuses on their harrowing experience and the resilience they display amidst the chaos and devastation of the terrorist attacks.

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 85 wins & 174 nominations total
Writer: Mark Boal
Actors: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt
Language: English, Arabic, Urdu, Pashtu, French
Country: United States, India
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“Zero Dark Thirty” is a historical drama film that follows the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden after the September 11 attacks, focusing on the efforts of a determined CIA operative. The film depicts the intense and controversial methods used to gather intelligence, leading to the successful raid on bin Laden’s compound in 2011.

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 6 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: Peter Berg, Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch
Language: English, Pashtu, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Lone Survivor” is a film based on a true story about a failed Navy SEALs mission in Afghanistan, where a team of four soldiers are ambushed by enemy forces. The movie follows the harrowing journey of the lone survivor as he tries to evade capture and make it back to safety.

American Sniper

American Sniper
American Sniper
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 24 wins & 43 nominations total
Writer: Jason Hall, Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States
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“American Sniper” is a biographical war film based on the life of Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL sniper. The movie explores Kyle’s experiences as a sniper during the Iraq War and the toll it takes on his personal life.

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Awards: Won 6 Oscars. 125 wins & 130 nominations total
Writer: Mark Boal
Actors: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States
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“The Hurt Locker” is a gripping war drama that follows an elite bomb disposal team in Iraq, focusing on the intense psychological and physical toll their high-stakes work takes on them. The film explores the adrenaline-fueled dangers and personal struggles faced by the team’s leader, as he becomes addicted to the chaos and risks of the job.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

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24 - 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
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Actors: Christopher Compton, Taylor Tribe, Cole Boerens
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“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” is a film based on the true story of a group of ex-military personnel who defend an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya during a terrorist attack. The movie focuses on the intense and heroic efforts of these secret soldiers as they fight to protect American lives amidst chaos and political turmoil.

Flight 93

Flight 93
Flight 93
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Primetime Emmy. 4 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Nevin Schreiner
Actors: Jeffrey Nordling, Brennan Elliott, Kendall Cross
Language: Arabic, English
Country: Canada, United States
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“Flight 93” is a 2006 film based on the events of September 11, 2001. It portrays the true story of United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked by terrorists but ultimately crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers fought back against the hijackers, preventing them from reaching their intended target.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 8 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer
Actors: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” is a film about a young boy named Oskar, who embarks on a journey across New York City to find the lock that matches a key left behind by his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks. Along the way, Oskar encounters various individuals who help him navigate his grief and discover the importance of human connection.

Remember Me

Remember Me
Remember Me
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Will Fetters
Actors: Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Caitlyn Rund
Language: English, Chinese
Country: United States
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“Remember Me” is a romantic drama film that follows the story of two young individuals, Tyler and Ally, as they navigate their personal struggles, find solace in each other, and learn the importance of cherishing every moment in life. However, a tragic event ultimately tests the strength of their relationship and forces them to confront their own demons.

The Kingdom

The Kingdom
The Kingdom
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan
Actors: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States, Germany, United Arab Emirates
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The Kingdom is a political thriller film that follows a team of FBI agents who are sent to investigate a terrorist attack on an American housing compound in Saudi Arabia. As they navigate cultural and political obstacles, they race against time to find the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours
The Finest Hours
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: 2 wins
Writer: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson
Actors: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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“The Finest Hours” is a thrilling true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue mission in 1952, where a small team braves treacherous waters to save the crew of an oil tanker that split in half during a massive storm off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The movie showcases the incredible courage and determination of these men as they battle against all odds to bring the stranded sailors home safely.

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 4 wins & 15 nominations total
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Matthew Sand, David Barstow
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin
Language: English
Country: United States, Hong Kong, China
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Deepwater Horizon is a movie based on the true story of the 2010 BP oil spill disaster, focusing on the events leading up to and the aftermath of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico. It highlights the heroism of the crew members and the devastating environmental impact caused by the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips
Captain Phillips
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 16 wins & 154 nominations total
Writer: Billy Ray, Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty
Actors: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman
Language: English, Somali
Country: United States
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“Captain Phillips” is a gripping biographical thriller based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips, who was taken hostage by Somali pirates during the hijacking of the MV Maersk Alabama in 2009. The film portrays the intense struggle between Phillips and the pirates as they navigate the high-stakes world of maritime piracy in the Indian Ocean.

Argo

Argo
Argo
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 95 wins & 156 nominations total
Writer: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman
Actors: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman
Language: English, Persian, German, Arabic
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Argo” is a historical drama based on the true story of a CIA operative who orchestrates a daring plan to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis by posing as a Hollywood film crew scouting locations for a sci-fi movie. The film highlights the tension, suspense, and ingenuity involved in their covert operation.

Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down
Black Hawk Down
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 11 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Mark Bowden, Ken Nolan
Actors: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore
Language: English, Somali, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Black Hawk Down” is a war film based on true events that occurred during the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. It depicts the harrowing story of a US military mission gone wrong when two Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, leading to a desperate rescue operation and intense urban combat in Somalia.

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 24%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 183 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 14 wins & 51 nominations total
Writer: Randall Wallace
Actors: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett
Language: English, Japanese, French, Latin, Chinese
Country: United States
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The movie “Pearl Harbor” is a historical drama that depicts the events surrounding the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and follows the intertwined lives of two childhood friends and their romantic involvement with a nurse.

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers
We Were Soldiers
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Harold G. Moore, Joseph Lee Galloway, Randall Wallace
Actors: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear
Language: English, Vietnamese, French
Country: France, Germany, United States
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“We Were Soldiers” is a war film that depicts the true story of the Battle of Ia Drang during the Vietnam War. It follows the experiences of American soldiers and their families as they face the harsh realities and sacrifices of war.

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 16 wins & 28 nominations total
Writer: William Broyles Jr., Paul Haggis, James Bradley
Actors: Ryan Phillippe, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Flags of Our Fathers” is a war film that tells the story of the six men who raised the American flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II, exploring the complexities of heroism, patriotism, and the power of propaganda in shaping public perception of war.

The 33

The 33
The 33
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 48%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: 8 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Mikko Alanne, Craig Borten, Michael Thomas
Actors: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Chile, Colombia, Spain, United States
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The 33 is a movie based on the true story of the 2010 Copiapó mining accident in Chile, where 33 miners were trapped underground for 69 days. It follows their struggle for survival, as well as the efforts of the rescue team and the global attention the event garnered.

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