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Tom Cruise if Ron Kovic in Born on the Fourth of July.
Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol) delivers an Oscar-nominated performance in Oliver Stone’s (Platoon) acclaimed 1989 biographical war drama Born on the Fourth of July. concerning one man’s experiences during and after the Vietnam War.
Based on a true story, the film follows Long Island-born Ron Kovic (Cruise) 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 returns to an environment vastly different from the one he left, and he struggles before emerging as a new voice for the disenchanted.
Co-starring Raymond Barry (Falling Down), Caroline Kava (Year of the Dragon) and Kyra Sedgwick (Gamer), the movie was nominated for eight Academy Awards and went on