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.
Director: Oliver Stone
Led by an unforgettable performance from Tom Cruise, Born on the Fourth of July finds director Oliver Stone tackling thought-provoking subject matter with ambitious élan.
Tagline: A story of innocence lost and courage found.
Genres: biography, drama, war
Keywords: vietnam veteran, post traumatic stress disorder, bar, 1970s, wheelchair, vietnam war, desert, spit in the face, drunkenness, 1950s, 1960s
Director of photography: Robert Richardson
Original music composer: John Williams
Costume design: Judy L. Ruskin
Production design: Bruno Rubeo
Runtime: 145 min
Language: English, Spanish
Sound Mix: Dolby
Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1