Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

Born on the Fourth of July: Tom Cruise Movie (1989)

“We are your Yankee Doodle Dandy come home.” This captivating scene from Oliver Stone’s “Born on the Fourth of July”—starring Tom Cruise as paralyzed Vietnam veteran and anti-war activist Ron Kovic—shines a light on how one’s love of country can fuel the desire for radical change. Buy/Rent Born on the Fourth of July! Amazon:… iTunes:… YouTube Movies:… Google Play:… Fandango Now:… VUDU:… Universal Pictures Home Entertainment:… Tom Cruise delivers a riveting and unforgettable portrayal of Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic in Oliver Stone’s Academy Award®-winning masterpiece. Based on a true story, the acclaimed film follows the young Kovic from a zealous teen who eagerly volunteers for the Vietnam War, to an embittered veteran paralyzed from the mid-chest down. Deeply in love with his country, Kovic returned to an environment vastly different from the one he left, and struggled before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted. © 1989 Focus Features. All Rights Reserved. Cast: Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick,Tom Berenger, Stephen Baldwin, Tom Sizemore, Willem Dafoe, Raymond J. Barry, Jerry Levine, Frank Whaley, Caroline Kava, Ed Lauter, Michael Wincott, Jason Gedrick, Lili Taylor Produced by: A. Kitman Ho Directed by: Oliver Stone

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