PS: Most Iconic American Flag Movie Scene or Imagery? [SUGGESTIONS]

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Which movie scene or imagery featuring the American flag, as part of the story, is the most memorable one of them all?

See the partial list of memorable American flag movie scenes and moments here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls044230185/

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I am still seeking American Flag movie scenes or American Flag imagery that has more iconic images or where the American flag played a greater role in the story line or plot. Those that will help set the bar higher and have excluded these for the time being.

Related American Flag existing polls
Characters wearing the American flag: https://www.imdb.com/poll/dE0RQy5IoO4/
Oh say, can you see ... the poster!: https://www.imdb.com/poll/939ZunFS_80/
Favorite "The Star-Spangled Banner" Film: https://www.imdb.com/poll/ik_9EKEu0pQ/

Red Dawn

Nicola Peltz Transformers: Age of Extinction

Gremlins

Morgan Freeman, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, Cary Elwes Glory 

Glory

Melissa Rauch The Bronze

Richard D'Alessandro, Tom Hanks Forrest Gump

Michael Clarke Duncan Armageddon

Bruce Willis Armageddon

Mel Blanc Old Glory
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SUGGESTIONS?
Still looking for more scenes where the flag is more central to the scene or entire movie, rather than more peripherally related to the story or simply used a backdrop.

Kevin Kline Dave

Red Dawn

Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson Pain & Gain

Pearl Harbor

David 'Shark' Fralick, Matthew Flint Uncle Sam

Billy Campbell The Rocketeer

Karl Urban Dredd

Tara Reid, Mena Suvari, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan American Pie

Steve Buscemi, Will Patton, Ben Affleck, Owen Wilson Armageddon

Mel Gibson The Patriot

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Tom Cruise Top Gun

Dustin Hoffman Tootsie

Glory

Chris Evans Captain America: The First Avenger

O.J. Simpson, James Brolin Capricorn One

Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne Last Flag Flying

Olympus Has Fallen

Saving Private Ryan

Sacha Baron Cohen The Dictator

Katy Perry  Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Types of American flag scenes (so far)
1) Public speaking in front of the American flag
2) Protesting with the American flag
3) Raising or Striking the American flag
4) Fighting/Battling with the American flag
5) Wearing the American flag
6) Celebrating or Honoring with the American flag
7) American flag as a plot focal point, a story telling device or a prop

Still seeking poll board suggestions on the topic for missing options
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Al Pacino, Sid Owen Revolution Grand Union Flag

Terry Crews Idiocracy
Luke Wilson in Idiocracy 2006
Luke Wilson  Idiocracy Idiocracy "company-sponsored" American flag

Katy Perry Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

*one poll featured American flag movie scene, movie imagery or movie moment per movie or movie franchise
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I am still seeking suggestions of scenes where the American flag is integral part of the story, in advance of Flag Day, June 14th. For example, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (TV Movie 2015)


Does anybody recall seeing Revolution (1985), a Brtish-made movie about the American Revolution with Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Dexter Fletcher and Nastassja Kinski and its flag scenes.


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I am still seeking suggestions of scenes where the American flag is integral part of the story, in advance of Flag Day, June 14th.
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I am curious how other nation's flags (other than USA) are used in their in their countries' native cinema? Why Americans' Flag Obsession Is Not Exceptional | Time

I have identified the following type of scenes, as well as, two other types with a hidden agenda: propaganda and commercialism.

Types of American flag scenes (so far)
1) Public speaking in front of the American flag
2) Protesting with the American flag
3) Raising or Striking the American flag
4) Fighting/Battling with the American flag
5) Wearing the American flag
6) Celebrating or Honoring with the American flag
7) American flag as a plot focal point, a story telling device or a prop
8) American flag propaganda
9) American flag commercialism

Flag-waving Propaganda
Flag-waving is a fallacious argument or propaganda technique used to justify an action based on the undue connection to nationalism or patriotism or benefit for an idea, group or country. It is a variant of argumentum ad populum.

Flag- waving Commercialism
Waving the Flag -- Patriotism or a Guise for Commercialism? | HuffPost
PATRIOTISM OR CRASS COMMERCIALISM? - The Washington Post

Every Michael Bay Flag from just 12 films (but not every Michael Bay film, the Director has 57 credits including more with American flags).


Strange Patriotism: The American Flag's Weirdest Moments On Film
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urbanemovies I doubt it's exceptional: I've seen a lot of Ukrainian flags in Ukrainian cinema and that also works for just about any country. 
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Sands of iwo Jima. Love this suggestion!
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Thanks,  HAPPY FLAG DAY. This poll suggestion was a little more challenging than I initially thought it would be, but I like how it came out in the end too. We will see how the movie one does first, but I am thinking about a TV version for next year. But, I am not sure there are enough TV scenes or moments to do a companion piece. I can't think anything off the the top of my head other than the The Big Bang Theory's Dr. Sheldon Cooper and Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler Present: Dr. Sheldon Cooper's Fun With Flags - BETSY ROSS SCENE.


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