Your Ultimate Fourth of July Movies & TV Marathons

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The July 4th holiday is the perfect time to indulge in the four "F’s:" fireworks, food, family and of course, film! Bring the BBQ and gather the family around  to watch Hollywood’s most patriotic movies (according to Rotten Tomato) or marathons of your favorite TV series!

Fourth of July movies with their Rotten Tomato "Tomatometer" score:

Jaws – Certified Fresh at 97%

Apollo 13 – Certified Fresh at 95%

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington – 94%

All The President's Men – Certified Fresh at 93%

Glory – Certified Fresh at 93%

Yankee Doodle Dandy - 92%

Stand By Me – Certified Fresh at 91%

Born On The Fourth Of July– 90%

Stripes – 86%

Live Free Or Die Hard – Certified Fresh at 82%

Captain America: The First Avenger – Certified Fresh at 80%

Drums Along The Mohawk – 80%

Dick – 70%

1776 – 64%

The Patriot – 61%

Independence Day – 60%

The Sandlot – 58%

Top Gun – 56%

Jaws 2 – 52%

My Girl – 50%

Armageddon – 39%

Tv and movie marathons happening for the Fourth of July weekend:

Saturday, July 1st

Doctor Who (4 a.m. - 10 p.m., BBC America)
Game of Thrones (12 p.m. - 12 a.m. , HBO2)
Diners, Drive Ins and Dives (2 p.m. - 4 a.m., Food Network)
Law & Order (3 a.m. - 1 p.m., TNT)
Lakefront Bargain Hunt (12 a.m. - 6 a.m., HGTV)
Property Brothers (5 p.m. - 12 a.m., HGTV)
How It's Made (4 a.m. - 3 p.m., Science Channel)
That '70s Show (5 a.m. - 12 p.m., Comedy Central)
Snapped (8 a.m. - 3 a.m., Oxygen)

Sunday, July 2nd

Game of Thrones (1 a.m - 12 a.m. , HBO2)
Criminal Minds (7 a.m. - 1 p.m., A&E)
House Hunters (1 a.m. - 6 a.m., HGTV)
Pawn Stars (8 a.m. - 5 p.m., History Channel)
Mythbusters (3 a.m. - 12 a.m., Science Channel)
Storage Wars (1 p.m. - 3:00 a.m., A&E)
Law & Order (3 a.m. - 1 p.m., TNT)
That '70s Show (5 a.m. - 12 p.m., Comedy Central)
Snapped (8 a.m. - 3 a.m., Oxygen)
Say Yes to the Dress (6 a.m. - 1 p.m., TLC)

Monday, July 3rd

Game of Thrones (1 a.m. - 8p.m., HBO2)
Star Trek: Voyager (6 a.m. - 12 a.m., BBC America)
Mysteries of the Abandoned (8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Science Channel)
That '70s Show (5 a.m. - 12 p.m., Comedy Central)
Snapped (8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Oxygen)

Tuesday, July 4th

Treehouse Masters (6 a.m. - 7 p.m., Animal Planet)
What on Earth? (3 a.m. - 12 a.m., Science Channel)
South Park (6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Comedy Central)
Tosh.0 (3 p.m. - 10 p.m.)
Untold Stories of the E.R. (3 p.m. - 12 a.m., TLC)
Star Trek: Voyager (6 a.m. - 10 a.m., BBC America)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (10 a.m. - 12 a.m., BBC)

You can watch the fourth of july fireworks from the comfort of your own home on PBS.org at 8/7c, which is broadcasting the fireworks happening on the West Lawn of the U.S Capitol and Macys.com at 8pm ET, which is broadcasting the fireworks happening in New York City.

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