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Born on the Fourth of July Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tom Cruise

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A young man joins the Marines and is sent to Vietnam. He gets shot, severing his spine, leaving him a parapledgic. After spending some time in a terrible veterans hospital, he returns home to find people protesting the war. After alienating his family he goes to a mexican villa with a lot of other disabled vets. After seeing and experiencing what the war does to people he flip-flops his position and begins protesting it. He participates in and leads many demonstrations. Eventually, he finds himself in a position to have his voice and message heard.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson



This film is based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a Marine who was injured in the Vietnam War and went on to become an advocate against war.
The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   war, Vietnam

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Los Angeles    -   Washington D.C. Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language    -   A huge amnt of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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