Born on the Fourth of July


Born on the Fourth of July

Overview:

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.

Votes 389 (6.7/10)

Runtime: 145 minutes

Release Date 1989-12-20

Budget: $14,000,000.00

Revenue: $161,001,698.00

Tagline: A story of innocence lost and courage found.

Production company:

  • Universal Pictures
  • Ixtlan

Production country:

  • United States of America

Genres:

  • Drama
  • War

Trailer

Further Information

Ron Kovic
Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
Mr. Kovic
Raymond J. Barry
Raymond J. Barry
Mrs. Kovic
Caroline Kava
Caroline Kava
Jenny
Holly Marie Combs
Holly Marie Combs
Donna
Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick
Recruiting Gunnery Sgt. Hayes
Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger
Tommy Finnelli
Rob Camilletti
Rob Camilletti
Billy Vorsovich
Stephen Baldwin
Stephen Baldwin
Arzt
Mark Moses
Mark Moses
Hooker
Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox
Jamie Wilson
Lili Taylor
Lili Taylor
Steve Boyer
Jerry Levine
Jerry Levine
Timmy
Frank Whaley
Frank Whaley
Charlie
Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe
Tommy Kovic
Josh Evans
Josh Evans
Doctor
Bob Gunton
Bob Gunton
Maria Elena
Cordelia González
Cordelia González
Mr. Wilson
Tony Frank
Tony Frank
Mrs. Wilson
Jayne Haynes
Jayne Haynes
Suzanne Kovic
Anne Bobby
Anne Bobby
Joey Walsh
Richard Panebianco
Richard Panebianco
Vet - Villa Dulce
Tom Sizemore
Tom Sizemore
Vet - Villa Dulce
Michael Wincott
Michael Wincott
Man #1 - Arthur's Bar
Mike Starr
Mike Starr
Legion Commander
Ed Lauter
Ed Lauter
Vet #1 - Democratic Convention
Daniel Baldwin
Daniel Baldwin
Vet #2 - Miami Convention
Brian Tarantina
Brian Tarantina
Infantry Colonel
Dale Dye
Dale Dye
Massapequa Mom
Norma Moore
Norma Moore
Young Donna's Friend
Stacey Moseley
Stacey Moseley
News Reporter
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
Young Jimmy Kovic
Sean Stone
Sean Stone
Young Suzanne Kovic
Jenna von Oy
Jenna von Oy
Neighbor
Ellen Pasternack
Ellen Pasternack
Neighbor
Joy Zapata
Joy Zapata
Marine Major - Vietnam
John Getz
John Getz
Lieutenant - Vietnam
David Warshofsky
David Warshofsky
Martinez - Vietnam
Jason Gedrick
Jason Gedrick
Platoon - Vietnam
Bill Allen
Bill Allen
Platoon - Vietnam
William Baldwin
William Baldwin
Platoon - Vietnam
Claude Brooks
Claude Brooks
Platoon - Vietnam
James Le Gros
James Le Gros
Platoon - Vietnam
William Mapother
William Mapother
Platoon - Vietnam
Byron Minns
Byron Minns
Doctor - Vietnam
Markus Flanagan
Markus Flanagan
Chaplain - Vietnam
R. D. Call
R. D. Call
Marvin - VA Hospital
Corkey Ford
Corkey Ford
Willie - VA Hospital
Rocky Carroll
Rocky Carroll
Aide #3 - VA Hospital
Chris Pedersen
Chris Pedersen
Patient - VA Hospital
David Herman
David Herman
Patient - VA Hospital
Bruce MacVittie
Bruce MacVittie
Patient - VA Hospital
Damien Leake
Damien Leake
Patient - VA Hospital
David Neidorf
David Neidorf
Patient - VA Hospital
Paul Sanchez
Paul Sanchez
Nurse Washington - VA Hospital
Billie Neal
Billie Neal
Frankie - VA Hospital
Richard Poe
Richard Poe
Donna's Boyfriend - Syracuse, NY
Jake Weber
Jake Weber
Speaker - Syracuse, NY
Reg E. Cathey
Reg E. Cathey
Folk Singer - Syracuse, NY
Edie Brickell
Edie Brickell
Student Organizer - Syracuse, NY
Joseph P. Reidy
Joseph P. Reidy
Man #2 - Arthur's Bar
Beau Starr
Beau Starr
Man #3 - Arthur's Bar
Rick Masters
Rick Masters
Friend #1 - Arthur's Bar
John Del Regno
John Del Regno
Barmaid - Arthur's Bar
Melinda Renna
Melinda Renna
Vet - Villa Dulce
Andrew Lauer
Andrew Lauer
Vet - Villa Dulce
Ivan Kane
Ivan Kane
Young Tommy
J.R. Nutt
J.R. Nutt
Charlie's Hooker - Villa Dulce
Begonya Plaza
Begonya Plaza
Madame - Villa Dulce
Edith Diaz
Edith Diaz
Bartender - Villa Dulce
Anthony Pena
Anthony Pena
Undercover Vet - Miami Convention
Peter Crombie
Peter Crombie
Paraplegic #2 - Miami Convention
Ken Osborne
Ken Osborne
Paraplegic #3 - Miami Convention
Alan Toy
Alan Toy
Secret Service Agent - Miami Convention
Chuck Pfeiffer
Chuck Pfeiffer
Agent #2 - Miami Convention
William Wallace
William Wallace
Vet #1 - Miami Convention
Eagle-Eye Cherry
Eagle-Eye Cherry
Vet #3 - Miami Convention
Frank Cavestani
Frank Cavestani
Fat Republican - Miami Convention
John William Galt
John William Galt
Democratic Delegate - Democratic Convention
Jack McGee
Jack McGee
Reporter #1 - Democratic Conventon
Jodi Long
Jodi Long
Reporter #2 - Democratic Conventon
Michelle Hurst
Michelle Hurst
Official #1 - Democratic Convention, Pushing Wheelchair
John C. McGinley
John C. McGinley
Official #2 - Democratic Convention
Wayne Knight
Wayne Knight
Passerby #1 - Democratic Convention
Elizabeth Hoffman
Elizabeth Hoffman
Passerby #2 - Democratic Convention
Lucinda Jenney
Lucinda Jenney
Passerby #4 - Democratic Convention
Annie McEnroe
Annie McEnroe
Vet #2 - Democratic Convention
Réal Andrews
Réal Andrews
Democratic Conventioner (uncredited)
Theresa Bell
Theresa Bell
Marine Recruiter (uncredited)
Dean Denton
Dean Denton
Parade Veteran (uncredited)
Ron Kovic
Ron Kovic
Protesting War Widow (uncredited)
Delia Sheppard
Delia Sheppard
Soldier (uncredited)
Nick Nicholson
Nick Nicholson
(uncredited)
Henry Strzalkowski
Henry Strzalkowski
Veteran (uncredited)
Norman D. Wilson
Norman D. Wilson
Agent #1 - Miami Convention
Frank Girardeau
Frank Girardeau
Director
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
Author
Ron Kovic
Ron Kovic
Screenplay
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
Screenplay
Ron Kovic
Ron Kovic
Producer
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
Original Music Composer
John Williams
John Williams
Director of Photography
Robert Richardson
Robert Richardson
Editor
David Brenner
David Brenner
Production Design
Bruno Rubeo
Bruno Rubeo
Producer
A. Kitman Ho
A. Kitman Ho
Producer
Lope V. Juban Jr.
Lope V. Juban Jr.
Producer
Joseph P. Reidy
Joseph P. Reidy
Producer
Clayton Townsend
Clayton Townsend
Editor
Joe Hutshing
Joe Hutshing
Visual Effects
Dion Hatch
Dion Hatch
Art Direction
Richard L. Johnson
Richard L. Johnson
Makeup Artist
Jean Ann Black
Jean Ann Black
Production Supervisor
Jane Bartelme
Jane Bartelme
Casting
Risa Bramon Garcia
Risa Bramon Garcia
Casting
Billy Hopkins
Billy Hopkins
Art Direction
Victor Kempster
Victor Kempster
Set Decoration
Derek R. Hill
Derek R. Hill
Costume Design
Judy L. Ruskin
Judy L. Ruskin
Hairstylist
Martha Marek Beresford
Martha Marek Beresford
Production Supervisor
Chris Brigham
Chris Brigham
Production Manager
Joey Romero
Joey Romero
Production Manager
Clayton Townsend
Clayton Townsend
Assistant Director
Stephen Lim
Stephen Lim
Visual Effects
Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson
Stunt Coordinator
Gil Arceo
Gil Arceo
Steadicam Operator
Anastas N. Michos
Anastas N. Michos
Title Graphics
Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson
Sound Effects Editor
Scott Martin Gershin
Scott Martin Gershin
Additional Soundtrack
Jimmy Webb
Jimmy Webb
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