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Poll: Most Iconic American Flag Movie Scene?

Which of these American flag scenes or images, that advances the movie's story line, is the most memorable one of them all?

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    "Patton" George C. Scott

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    Mel Gibson in The Patriot (2000)

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    Tom Hanks and Richard D'Alessandro in Forrest Gump (1994)

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    Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

    A movie re-creation of the actual raising of the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi on 23 February 1945 at the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The publication of iconic photograph, "The Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima" fueled a surge in morale at home that was critically needed. Alternate Movie: Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
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    Sylvester Stallone, Tony Burton, and Burt Young in Rocky IV (1985)

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    Tim Allen in Toy Story 2 (1999)

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    Kevin Costner in Dances with Wolves (1990)

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    Argo (2012)

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    Denzel Washington in Glory (1989)

    A movie re-creation of the attempted Union capture of Fort Sumter and the raising of the U.S. flag within its confines at the Siege of Charleston Harbor on 8 September 1863 during the American Civil War. The exploits of the vanguard regiment, the 54th Massachusetts were some of the most famous of the Civil War.
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    Peter Fonda in Easy Rider (1969)

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    Tommy Lee Jones in Small Soldiers (1998)

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    Carl Weathers in Rocky (1976)

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    Woody Harrelson in The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

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    Buzz Aldrin in Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon? (2001)

    A documentary movie depiction of the actual raising of the U.S. flag in the Sea of Tranquillity on 21 July 1969 during the Apollo 11 lunar mission. The photograph and film both unified a country during divided times. The moon flag raising was the first not on Earth. Alternate Movie: Apollo 11 (2019) and Capricorn One (1977)
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    Sacha Baron Cohen in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

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    Hayley Mills in Pollyanna (1960)

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    Camilo García, Michelle Jenner, and Carme Calvell in Capture the Flag (2015)

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    Tom Cruise in Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

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    John Payne in Tripoli (1950)

    A movie re-creation of the actual raising of the U.S. flag atop a Libyan battery on 27 April 1805 at the Battle of Derna during the First Barbary War. The raising the flag at Derna marked the first raising of an American flag on foreign soil.
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    Daniel Day-Lewis in Gangs of New York (2002)

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    Luke Wilson and Terry Crews in Idiocracy (2006)

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    David Hasselhoff, Mark McGrath, Frankie Muniz, Tara Reid, Ian Ziering, Bill Engvall, and Mark Cuban in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015)

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    Robert Redford in The Last Castle (2001)

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    Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

    A documentary movie depiction of the actual raising of the U.S. flag atop the ruins of World Trade Center following the 11 September 2001 attacks on the U.S.. The image, "Raising the Flag at Ground Zero" gave hope and resolve to the American people when it was much needed.
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    Eddie Cahill in Miracle (2004)

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    Saving Private Ryan (1998)

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    The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

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    Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams in Dick (1999)

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    A Star-Spangled Story: Battle for America (2014)

    A documentary movie re-creation of the defense of Maryland's Fort McHenry and its oversized U.S. flag on 13-14 September 1805 at the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. It inspired American Francis Scott Key to write the poem "Defence of Fort McHenry", which later became the lyrics for "The Star-Spangled Banner". Alternate Movie: The War of 1812 (2011)
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    Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator (2012)

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    Johnny Knoxville in Jackass 2.5 (2007)

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    James Cagney, Rosemary DeCamp, Walter Huston, and Joan Leslie in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

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    Johnny Depp in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

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    Christopher Reeve in Superman II (1980)

    A fictional movie creation of the return to Washington, D.C. of the White House's U.S. flag. In a show of force, the American flag had been taken by General Zod. But, it was reclaimed by Superman at the Fortress of Solitude when he defeated General Zod.
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    Harry O'Connor in xXx (2002)

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