Born on the Fourth of July
This film is based on the autobiography by Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic. It is a gripping account of Kovic's experiences surrounding the Vietnam War and his path from war patriot to shattered veteran to peace activist. Oliver Stone directed this film and received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Director's Guild Award. Tom Cruise's intense portrayal of Kovic also garnered him the Golden Globe for Best Actor as well as an Oscar nomination. This film also won an Oscar for Best Editing, as well as a Golden Globe for Best Film.
Ron Kovic and Oliver Stone, based on Ron Kovic's autobiography
Tom Cruise, Kyra Sedgwick, Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger, Raymond J. Barry
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