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Born on the Fourth of July

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Born on the Fourth of July
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145 min.
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United States United States
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War. Drama | Vietnam war. Based on a true story. Disability. 1960s. 1970s
Synopsis
Young Ron Kovic (Tom Cruise) eagerly volunteers for the Vietnam War as a teen, but he becomes an embittered veteran when he is paralyzed from the mid-chest down. Deeply in love with his country, Kovic returns to an environment vastly different from the one he left, and struggles before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted.
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1989: 2 Academy Awards: Best Director, Editing. 8 Nominations
1989: Golden Globes: Best Drama Movie, Actor, Director and Screenplay. 5 nominations
1989: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Film and Actor (Tom Cruise)
1989: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nom. Best Director & Cinematography
1989: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Actor (Tom Cruise). 2 Nominations
1990: Berlin Film Festival: Official Selection
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Born on the Fourth of July
1989
Oliver Stone
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