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29 Movies On Netflix With America(n) In The Title

05/26/2014 09:07 am ET | Updated May 27, 2014
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Memorial Day is a time to remember the sacrifices of America's armed services, barbecue with family and friends, and also watch patriotic movies. But what if you're just looking for a film that shares its name with the United States? Fortunately, Netflix has you covered. Ahead, 29 movies on Watch Instantly with America (or American) in the title.

Netflix Description: "With high school a distant memory, sweethearts Jim and Michelle are getting married, prompting Stifler to throw the ultimate bachelor party."

Netflix Description: "An arrogant businessman gets involved with a group of aspiring dancers and, in order to impress their mentor, hires a coach to train them."

Netflix Description: "Discontented with his pampered life, an African prince heads to America as a working-class man to find someone who will fall for him, not his riches."

Netflix Description: "Disgusted with American society, middle-aged Frank and teenage Roxy begin killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant."

Netflix Description: "Filmmaker Darryl Roberts examines the unrealistic standards of beauty dictated to the U.S. public by the media, pop culture and the fashion industry."

Netflix Description: "Documentary provocateur Darryl Roberts examines how the national obsession with image has affected our ideas of what constitutes a healthy weight."

Netflix Description: "After realizing that their boob tube is gone, Beavis and Butt-head set off on an expedition that takes them from Las Vegas to the nation's capital."

Netflix Description: "This documentary journeys through nuclear reactor communities to expose the truths and myths concerning the risks and benefits of the energy source."

Netflix Description: "In this slick satire, a separated, bickering movie-star couple make nice for the cameras during a press junket promoting their final film together."

Netflix Description: "Set in the fictitious, modern-day Confederate States of America, this satire imagines what it would be like if the South had won the Civil War."

Netflix Description: "Chart the incredible late-in-life rise of 62-year-old soul singer Charles Bradley, whose 2011 debut album rocketed to Rolling Stone magazine's top 50."

Netflix Description: "This documentary profiles comedian Bill Hicks, blending live footage, interviews and animation to illustrate a life tragically cut short by cancer."

Netflix Description: "With chiseled good looks that belie his insanity, a businessman takes pathological pride in yuppie pursuits and indulges in sudden homicidal urges."

Netflix Description: "Three friends born in poverty create their own capitalist dream as powerful gang members. Time in prison makes one of them consider a fresh beginning."

Netflix Description: "A medical student who's piling up debt jumps at the chance when she's offered a lucrative opportunity to perform extreme body-modification surgeries."

Netflix Description: "Already grappling with his own problems, a martial arts teacher faces another crisis when his ne'er-do-well brother runs afoul of a gangster."

Netflix Description: "While at home for Thanksgiving, a 19-year-old Marine begins a romance, clashes with family and confronts his fears about his deployment to Iraq."

Netflix Description: "Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him."

Netflix Description: "White boy Jolie longs to make his high school basketball team so that he can get in with the "in" crowd -- the black kids from the projects."

Netflix Description: "The United States' alarming appetite for prescription drugs is the focus of this sober documentary, which aims to illuminate a national health crisis."

Netflix Description: "Not to be confused with the blockbuster Battleship, the 'USS Iowa' fends off an army of invading aliens in this low-budget sci-fi thriller."

Netflix Description: "In this gritty tale, a troubled basketball player forges an unlikely friendship with a fellow baller through pickup games on the streets of St. Louis."

Netflix Description: "To get a reclusive president back in the limelight, his chief of staff books him as a guest judge on the hit talent show 'American Dreamz.'"

Netflix Description: "A 14-year-old whose parents have just divorced is sent to Los Angeles to live with his aunt, an aging hippie still stuck in a bygone era."

Netflix Description: "After failed attempts to cross the border at Tijuana, a young man constructs a flying machine out of a wheelbarrow to try to fly into California."

Netflix Description: "After the fatal shooting of his daughter, Martin Tillman copes with his grief by setting out to find the owner of the gun involved in the murder."

Netflix Description: "This fascinating documentary focuses on four contenders competing to win the title in the International Championships of Barbershop Singing."

Netflix Description: "A firefighter and a talented young fiddler both struggle with the gap between family expectations and their own self-discovery."

Netflix Description: "Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Jimmy does whatever he must to forget his affliction. But when his buddy lands a job, a battle of wills ensues."

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