Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July

Director: Oliver Stone Cast: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

DVD (Special Edition / Wide Screen / Repackaged)

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Overview

Director Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning feature arrives on DVD in fine form in Universal Studios' special-edition release. The feature is presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen and offers audio rendered in English Dolby Digital Stereo. In addition to the film itself, this disc also offers feature commentary by the director and the archival NBC News featurette "Back Story -- Born on the Fourth of July.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/19/2004
UPC: 0025192613524
Original Release: 1989
Rating: R
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:25:00
Sales rank: 18,055

Special Features

Feature commentary with writer/director Oliver Stone; NBC news archives: Back story - Born on the Fourth of July

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tom Cruise Ron Kovic
Raymond J. Barry Mr. Kovic
Caroline Kava Mrs. Kovic
Kyra Sedgwick Donna
Willem Dafoe Charlie
Brian Larkin Young Ron
Jerry Levine Steve Boyer
Josh Evans Tommy Kovic
Jamie Talisman Jimmy Kovic
Anne Bobby Susanne Kovic
Frank Whaley Timmy
John Getz Marine Major
David Warshofsky Lieutenant
Rocky Carroll Willie
Cordelia Gonzalez Maria Elena
Tony Frank Mr. Wilson
Jayne Haynes Mrs. Wilson
Claudio Brook [Vietnam]
Robert Camilletti Tommy Finnelli
Reg E. Cathey Speaker
Dale Dye Infantry Colonel
Corky Ford Marvin
Bob Gunton Doctor
Ed Jupp Villa Vet
James LeGros Platoon
Eduardo Ricardo Cab Driver
Jenna VonOÿ Young Susanne
Christopher Walker Aide
Seth Allen Young Tommy
Sean Stone Young Tommy
Samantha Larkin Patty Kovic
Erika Geminder Young Patty
Amanda Davis Baby Patty
Kevin Harvey Morse Jackie Kovic
Jessica Prunell Young Donna
Jason Klein Young Timmy
Lane R. Davis Young Steve
Richard Panebianco Joey Walsh
John Pinto Young Joey
J.R. Nutt Young Tommy
Stephen Baldwin Billy Vorsovich
Philip Amelio Young Billy
Michael McTighe Danny Fantozzi
Cody Beard Young Danny
Ryan Beadle Ballplayer
Harold Woloschin Umpire
Richard Grusin Coach
Tom Berenger Recruiting Sergeant
Richard Haus Recruiting Sergeant
Melvin Allen Himself
Ed Lauter Legion Commander
Liz Moore Fat Lady at Parade
Sean McGraw Young Donna's Father
Oliver Stone News Reporter
Norma Moore Massapequa Mom
Stacey Moseley Young Donna's Friend
Michael Miller Neighbor
Ellen Pasternack Neighbor
Joy Zapata Neighbor
Bob Tillotson Truck Driver
Jason Gedrick Martinez
Michael Compotaro Wilson
Paul Abbott Platoon
Bill Allen Platoon
William Baldwin Platoon
Claude Brooks Platoon
Michael Smith Guess Platoon
William Mapother Platoon
Christopher W. Mills Platoon
Byron Minns Platoon
Ben Wright Platoon
Markus Flanagan Doctor
R.D. Call Chaplain
Don "The Dragon" Wilson Corpsman
Rick Masters Man
John Galt Fat Republican
Begonia Plaza Charlie's Whore [Villa Dulce]
SaMi Chester Aide
Willie Minor Eddie
Eagle-Eye Cherry Vet
Tom Sizemore Vet
Daniel Baldwin Vet
Ron Kovic Veteran at Parade (uncredited)
Wayne Knight Official
John C. McGinley Official
Chip Moody TV Anchor
Lili Taylor Jamie Wilson [Georgia]
Beau Starr Man
Billie Neal Nurse Washington
Richard Poe Frankie
Vivica A. Fox Hooker
Mark Moses Doctor
Abbie Hoffman Strike Organizer
Jake Weber Donna's Boyfriend
Edie Brickell Folksinger
Geoff Garza Young Radical
Joseph P. Reidy Student Organizer
Holly Marie Combs Jenny

Technical Credits
Oliver Stone Director,Co-producer,Producer,Screenwriter
David Brenner Editor
Dave Freeman Screenwriter
Derek R. Hill Set Decoration/Design
A. Kitman Ho Co-producer,Producer
Joe Hutshing Editor
Sharon Ilson Makeup
Richard L. Johnson Art Director
Victor Kempster Art Director
Ron Kovic Screenwriter
William A. Purcell Special Effects
Joseph P. Reidy Producer
Robert Richardson Cinematographer
Bruno Rubeo Production Designer
Judy Ruskin Costumes/Costume Designer
Gordon J. Smith Makeup
Clayton Townsend Producer
Gregory H. Watkins Sound/Sound Designer
John Williams [composer] Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Yankee Doodle Boy (Main Titles) [16:26]
2. The Right Decision [11:07]
3. Vietnam [4:29]
4. The Wrong Man [5:18]
5. A Casualty of War [7:26]
6. The Veterans Hospital [14:02]
7. Home Again [9:45]
8. The Local Hero [11:37]
9. Donna's World [:01]
10. The Wrong War [8:38]
11. All for Nothing [4:55]
12. Mexico [5:32]
13. Wilson's Family [17:23]
14. The Rebel [8:52]
15. Maybe We're Home [9:20]
16. End Titles [3:01]

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