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Born on the Fourth of July

Synopsis

The second of three films by co-writer/director [[Performer~P112907~Oliver Stone~oliverstone]] to explore the effects of the Vietnam War ([[Feature~V38327~Platoon~platoon]] and [[Feature~V131117~Heaven and Earth~heavenearth]] are the others), Born On The Fourth Of July tells the true story of [[Performer~P98010~Ron Kovic~ronkovic]] ([[Performer~P86295~Tom Cruise~tomcruise]]), a patriotic, All-American small town athlete who shocks his family by enlisting with the Marines to fight in the Vietnam War. Once...more

Other Critics

4.0

75 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families

17

Iffy for 17+

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