It’s Military Appreciation Month This Month on Popcornflix

Flyboys

This May, Popcornflix is honoring Military Appreciation Month with a selection of thrilling wartime titles. From action-packed films to gripping documentaries, the streaming service offers a diverse range of free content that celebrates the heroes who have served their country. Here’s a closer look at the exciting lineup:

Flyboys is an epic action film inspired by the true story of the Lafayette Escadrille, America’s first fighter pilots during World War I. Starring James Franco, Jean Reno, and Jennifer Decker, the movie showcases the heroism and bravery of these young men as they distinguish themselves in the chaos of war.

For a boots-on-the-ground perspective, Vietnam War: Tales from Nam offers a compelling documentary account of the relentless nature of this conflict. It provides a firsthand look at the experiences of the men who fought in Vietnam, offering insights into a new kind of warfare that challenged the United States.

The Eagle Swoops In: WWII in Color

The Eagle Swoops In: WWII in Color presents a vivid and colorful depiction of the United States’ entry into World War II. Answering the desperate call for help from its allies, the country joins the battle against the scourge of Nazi oppression.

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Addressing the important topic of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Out of the Fight is a feature film starring Judy Norton, Randy Wayne, and Robert Miano. It follows the story of a hardened US Army soldier struggling with the demons of PTSD.

In Blast, terrorists target the US women’s swim team during the Atlanta Olympics, kidnapping the athletes and demanding ransom. Only a janitor, played by Linden Ashby, knows their true plans, and he must act to save the team.

Resurrecting the Champ is an inspiring drama starring Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, and Kathryn Morris. It tells the story of a struggling sports reporter who discovers a homeless man and uncovers his secret past as a boxing legend.

Avenging Angelo, starring Sylvester Stallone, Madeleine Stowe, and Anthony Quinn, is a tale of love and revenge. It follows the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain as she seeks vengeance with the help of her father’s faithful bodyguard, with whom she falls in love.

English Dogs in Bangkok stars Byron Gibson, Ron Smoorenburg, and Leigh Barwell. It follows the descent into chaos when a notorious soldier and a ruthless kickboxer become the biggest illegal steroid suppliers in Thailand.

Ghost Team

For a dose of comedy, Ghost Team stars Jon Heder, David Krumholtz, and Justin Long. It follows a paranormal-obsessed man who assembles a team to investigate the supernatural, including his depressed best friend and an overeager security guard.

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Seven Swords, a fantasy saga, stars Leon Lai, Donnie Yen, and Charlie Yeung. It tells the story of a man battling an ancient evil demon that has plagued his family for generations.

In Hell stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as Kyle Lord, a petroleum engineer who takes the law into his own hands and ends up in a remote penal colony. There, he must fight for his life against corrupt guards who pit prisoners against each other.

Black Eagle stars Sho Kosugi, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Doran Clark. It follows a CIA agent’s mission to salvage a state-of-the-art guidance system from a crashed US Air Force plane before it falls into the hands of the Soviet forces.

With this diverse range of titles, all available from May 1, Popcornflix offers viewers a chance to honor the heroes of wartime and explore the thrilling and emotional stories that come with it. These films and documentaries provide a window into the past and a tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of those who served.

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