5 Movies to Watch on Memorial Day — Including Tom Hanks' New War Film 'Greyhound'

May 22, 2020

Americans typically celebrate Memorial Day with a long weekend that consists of barbecues and picnics, but the holiday is so much more than that.

It's a day to remember and honor the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for their country.

One of the best ways to pay tribute to these brave men and women is by watching war-themed films.

War films have carved out their own genre in American cinema offering an insight into the atrocities of war while also underlining the heroism.

Check out our list of war films to stream during Memorial Day weekend -- some films take on a lighter note, some are more action-packed, and others keep you on the edge of your seat.

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