Born on the Fourth of July Synopsis
Based on the autobiography of Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic, this powerful film earned fellow Vietnam vet Oliver Stone a Best Director Oscar. In one of his best performances, Tom Cruise stars as Kovic, a Marine wounded in a firefight and paralyzed...
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Born on the Fourth of July.

By pvulte
Oliver Stone's film is a riveting, harrowing and blunt account of the true life story of ex Marine and current activists, Ron Kovic. The film depicts a young, naive boy (stellar acting by Tom Cruise)...

Oliver Stone and Tom Cruise at their best.

By Dominic LeRose
Oliver Stone's political war film calculates everything wrong with the Vietnam War perfectly. We follow one solider (Tom Cruise) named Ron Kovic, paralyzed in the Vietnam war who is strongly anti-war...

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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Unflinching, violent story of Vietnam vet turned activist.
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