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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

R
145 min | Biography, Drama, War

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.
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Ron Kovic (book) (screenplay) | Oliver Stone (screenplay)
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$14,000,000
Opening weekend
$172,021
Gross (US & Canada)
$70,001,698
Gross (World)
$161,001,698
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Jan 5, 1990 (United States)

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Tom Cruise
Ron Kovic Ron Kovic   See fewer
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Bryan Larkin
Young Ron Young Ron   See fewer
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Raymond J. Barry
Mr. Kovic Mr. Kovic   See fewer
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Caroline Kava
Mrs. Kovic Mrs. Kovic   See fewer
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Josh Evans
Tommy Kovic Tommy Kovic   See fewer
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Young Tommy Young Tommy   See fewer
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Jimmy Kovic Jimmy Kovic   See fewer
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Young Jimmy Young Jimmy   See fewer
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Anne Bobby
Susanne Kovic Susanne Kovic   See fewer
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Patty Kovic Patty Kovic   See fewer
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Jackie Kovic Jackie Kovic   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 91,277 votes