Memorial Day is here, and whether you’re planning to go on vacation or spend some time relaxing on your couch, there are tons of TV specials to watch and movies to stream – some themed around the world. army, and some are just new and fun.
Here’s what to watch out for.
If you want to watch a war movie, nothing better than this modern classic from Christopher Nolan. Depicting Dunkirk’s WWII evacuation from air, sea and land, its star-studded cast includes Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy and Harry Styles.
Where to watch: HBO Max
This is a new two-part documentary series on the life and presidency of Roosevelt, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s best-selling book, “Leadership: In Turbulent Times.”
Where to watch: Historic Channel (8 p.m. May 30)
“Norm MacDonald: nothing special”
The late comedian has a posthumous finale stand-up special coming out. MacDonald, who died of leukemia in 2021 at the age of 61, reportedly self-recorded this special all-in-one take in his living room during the summer of 2020.
Where to watch: netflix
“The Lost City”
If you want lighter, goofier viewing, check out this new film starring Sandra Bullock as the novelist, Channing Tatum as the cover model, and Daniel Radcliffe as the infamous billionaire they must escape – all while researching an ancient lost city of her books. Brad Pitt also has a small role.
Where to watch: Paramount+
“Saving Private Ryan”
Steven Spielberg’s 1998 film is another modern classic, set during World War II and follows Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and his team in search of Paratrooper Ryan (Matt Damon), who has missing in action and is the last survivor. brother in his family.
Where to watch: AMC (3 p.m. May 30)
Michael Bay’s latest explosive action flick is out now. Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II star as two foster brothers who team up on a heist (to get money to cover medical bills) and end up on an adventure where they hijack an ambulance.
Where to watch: Peacock
“Together as One: Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage”
Part of ABC’s “Soul of a Nation” series, this special is hosted by George Takei and celebrates the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, and will include segments featuring celebrities such as Margaret Cho , “Everything Everywhere All At Once”. ” director Daniel Kwan, “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu, actors such as James Hong, and more.
Where to watch: ABC (Fridays at 8 p.m.), Hulu afterwards
Since the long-awaited sequel “Top Gun: Maverick” is now in theaters, with Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer reprising their roles, why not go back to where it all began? This 1986 film follows naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise), who gets the chance to train at the US Air Force’s Fighter Weapons School.
Where to watch: netflix