Rent Born on the Fourth of July on DVD

Born on the Fourth of July

1989 Rated R 2hr 25m

Tom Cruise stars as U.S. Marine Ron Kovic, who returns home from the Vietnam War paralyzed from the chest down. After months of hellish rehabilitation, he finds renewed purpose protesting the war he once proudly fought.

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Movie Details

1991 BAFTA®
1990 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Director (Motion Picture)
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1990 Academy Award®
  • Best Director: Oliver Stone
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Actor nominee: Tom Cruise
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.