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Birdy (1984)

R
120 min | Drama, War

After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.
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William Wharton (based on the novel by) | Sandy Kroopf (screenplay) | Jack Behr (screenplay)
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$ 12,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 13,720
Gross (USA)
$ 1,455,045
Gross (World)
$ 1,455,045
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Release date
Dec 21, 1984 (United States)

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7.3 / 10 | 19,346 votes