Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Genres - Biography, Drama, War  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film  |   Release Date - Dec 20, 1989  |   Run Time - 145 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Born on the Fourth of July is a 1989 American war drama film adaptation of the best-selling autobiography of the same name by Vietnam War veteran Ron Kovic.

Tom Cruise plays Ron Kovic, in a performance that earned him his first Academy Award nomination. Oliver Stone (himself a Vietnam veteran) co-wrote the screenplay with Kovic, and also produced and directed the film. Stone wanted to film the movie in Vietnam, but because relations between the United States and Vietnam had not yet been normalized, it was instead filmed in the Philippines. The film is considered part of Stone's "trilogy" of films about the Vietnam War—following Platoon (1986) and preceding Heaven & Earth (1993).

Born on the Fourth of July was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won two, for Best Director and Best Film Editing; it also won four Golden Globe Awards and a Directors Guild of America Award. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing $161,001,698 worldwide.

Movie Info

Budget

$14,000,000

Box Office

$161,001,698

Tags

1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Bar, Desert, Drunkenness, Film Based On Literature, Fourth Of July, Literary, True Stories, Vietnam, Vietnam War, War Drama, Wheelchair

Attributes

Filming Location: Philippines
Narrative Location: Asia
Subject: Anti-war about the Vietnam War, Vietnam veteran, Vietnam War, war drama

Alternate Titles

7月4日に生まれて
JP
Born On The 4th Of July
GB
Born on the Fourth of July
AU, CA, GB, US
Doğum Günü Dört Temmuz
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Född den 4 juli
SE
Född den fjärde juli
SE
Född fjärde juli
FI
Født 4. juli
NO
Født den 4. juli
DK
Geboren am 4. Juli
AT, DE
Gennimenos tin 4i Iouliou
GR
Gimęs liepos 4-ąją
LT
Motevaled-e chaharom-e July
IR
Nacido el 4 de julio
UY
Nacido el cuatro de julio
AR, MX, PE
Nacido el Cuatro de Julio
ES
Narodený 4. júla
CS, SK
Narozen 4. července
CS
Nascido a 4 de Julho
PT
Nascido em 4 de Julho
BR
Nascut el 4 de juliol
ES
Născut pe 4 iulie
RO
Nascut pe patru iulie
RO
Nato il 4 luglio
IT
Nato il quattro luglio
IT
Né un 4 juillet
CA, FR
Né un quatre juillet
CA, FR
Rojen četrtega julija
SI
Rođen 4. srpnja
HR
Sündinud neljandal juulil
EE
Syntynyt 4. heinäkuuta
FI
Született július 4-én
HU
Született július negyedikén
HU
Urodzony 4 lipca
PL
Voleda fi alrabe' men July
EG
Γεννημένος την 4η Ιουλίου
GR
Народжений четвертого липня
UA
Рођен четвртог јула
RS
Роден на четвърти юли
BG
Рожденный четвертого июля
RU
七月四日誕生
TW