Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Directing:
  • Oliver Stone

Writing:
  • Oliver Stone
  • Ron Kovic

Stars:
Release Date: 1989-12-20
metacritic icon 7.6/10
themoviedb icon 6.4/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Español
  • Runtime: 145
  • Budget: $14,000,000
  • Revenue: $161,001,698
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Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
Ron Kovic
Raymond J. Barry
Raymond J. Ba...
Mr. Kovic
Caroline Kava
Caroline Kava
Mrs. Kovic
Holly Marie Combs
Holly Marie C...
Jenny
Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick
Donna
Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger
Recruiting Gunnery Sgt. Hayes
Rob Camilletti
Rob Camillett...
Tommy Finnelli
Stephen Baldwin
Stephen Baldw...
Billy Vorsovich
Mark Moses
Mark Moses
Arzt
Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox
Hooker
Lili Taylor
Lili Taylor
Jamie Wilson
Jerry Levine
Jerry Levine
Steve Boyer
Frank Whaley
Frank Whaley
Timmy
Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
Charlie
Bob Gunton
Bob Gunton
Doctor
Cordelia González
Cordelia Gonz...
Maria Elena
Anne Bobby
Anne Bobby
Suzanne Kovic
Tom Sizemore
Tom Sizemore
Vet - Villa Dulce
Michael Wincott
Michael Winco...
Vet - Villa Dulce
Mike Starr
Mike Starr
Man #1 - Arthur's Bar
Ed Lauter
Ed Lauter
Legion Commander
Daniel Baldwin
Daniel Baldwi...
Vet #1 - Democratic Convention
Brian Tarantina
Brian Taranti...
Vet #2 - Miami Convention
Dale Dye
Dale Dye
Infantry Colonel
Stacey Moseley
Stacey Mosele...
Young Donna's Friend
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
News Reporter
Sean Stone
Sean Stone
Young Jimmy Kovic
Jenna von Oy
Jenna von Oy
Young Suzanne Kovic
John Getz
John Getz
Marine Major - Vietnam
David Warshofsky
David Warshof...
Lieutenant - Vietnam
Jason Gedrick
Jason Gedrick
Martinez - Vietnam
Bill Allen
Bill Allen
Platoon - Vietnam
William Baldwin
William Baldw...
Platoon - Vietnam
Claude Brooks
Claude Brooks
Platoon - Vietnam
James Le Gros
James Le Gros
Platoon - Vietnam
William Mapother
William Mapot...
Platoon - Vietnam
Byron Minns
Byron Minns
Platoon - Vietnam
Markus Flanagan
Markus Flanag...
Doctor - Vietnam
R. D. Call
R. D. Call
Chaplain - Vietnam
Corkey Ford
Corkey Ford
Marvin - VA Hospital
Rocky Carroll
Rocky Carroll
Willie - VA Hospital
Chris Pedersen
Chris Pederse...
Aide #3 - VA Hospital
David Herman
David Herman
Patient - VA Hospital
Bruce MacVittie
Bruce MacVitt...
Patient - VA Hospital
Damien Leake
Damien Leake
Patient - VA Hospital
Paul Sanchez
Paul Sanchez
Patient - VA Hospital
Richard Poe
Richard Poe
Frankie - VA Hospital
Jake Weber
Jake Weber
Donna's Boyfriend - Syracuse, NY
Reg E. Cathey
Reg E. Cathey
Speaker - Syracuse, NY
Joseph P. Reidy
Joseph P. Rei...
Student Organizer - Syracuse, NY
Beau Starr
Beau Starr
Man #2 - Arthur's Bar
Andrew Lauer
Andrew Lauer
Vet - Villa Dulce
Ivan Kane
Ivan Kane
Vet - Villa Dulce
Begonya Plaza
Begonya Plaza
Charlie's Hooker - Villa Dulce
Peter Crombie
Peter Crombie
Undercover Vet - Miami Convention
Alan Toy
Alan Toy
Paraplegic #3 - Miami Convention
Chuck Pfeiffer
Chuck Pfeiffe...
Secret Service Agent - Miami Convention
John William Galt
John William...
Fat Republican - Miami Convention
Jack McGee
Jack McGee
Democratic Delegate - Democratic Convention
Jodi Long
Jodi Long
Reporter #1 - Democratic Conventon
Michelle Hurst
Michelle Hurs...
Reporter #2 - Democratic Conventon
John C. McGinley
John C. McGin...
Official #1 - Democratic Convention, Pushing Wheelchair
Wayne Knight
Wayne Knight
Official #2 - Democratic Convention
Elizabeth Hoffman
Elizabeth Hof...
Passerby #1 - Democratic Convention
Lucinda Jenney
Lucinda Jenne...
Passerby #2 - Democratic Convention
Annie McEnroe
Annie McEnroe
Passerby #4 - Democratic Convention
Dean Denton
Dean Denton
Marine Recruiter (uncredited)
Delia Sheppard
Delia Sheppar...
Protesting War Widow (uncredited)
Nick Nicholson
Nick Nicholso...
Soldier (uncredited)