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Born on the Fourth of July
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Oliver Stone returned to the subject of Vietnam with this wrenching true account of the experiences of Ron Kovic, played by Tom Cruise. A patriotic kid from a small town, he volunteers eagerly to serve in Vietnam. After being disillusioned by the duplicity of military bureaucracy, he's paralyzed fro ... (Read All)

Format MPAA Rating Genre
DVD R Drama
DVD Release Date Run Time Distributor
10/19/2004 2 hrs. 25 min. Universal Studios Home Video
Ratings Summary
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Profanity Details
Words and Instances:
F-word(196), C-word(2), Sh*t(39), A*s(11), A*shole(5), God damn(16), B*tch(10) Hell(5), Jesus(4), Christ(9), Damn(5), B*stard(3)
Profanity Examples in context:
"Mother f*ck." -"There ain't no f*cking rifles." -"I want you out that f*cking door." -"Oh sh*t." -"Don't tell me this sh*t." -"Why don't you stick your head up my a*s and see what the problem is?" -"Who is this a*shole?" -"That god damn f*cking..." "Get the f*ck away from me you c*nt." -"Son of a b*tch." -"Get the hell out." -"Damnit, Jesus f*cking Christ." -"Love it of leave it you f*cking b*stard."
Sex Details
Sexual Content Overview:
2 erotic kisses in which no nudity is seen. 2 passionate kisses in which no nudity is seen. Undressing during which female breasts are seen. Prostitution depicted by sexual actions during which female breasts, a female in her underwear, and full frontal female nudity is seen. Caressing stomach and face during which female breasts are seen. Oral Sex is implied by sounds during which female breasts can be seen. Sexual innuendos.
Sexual Examples in context:
Prostitute kisses a man on his chest. Man and woman passionately kiss with no nudity seen. A Prostitute takes off her clothes, see female breast and female underwear, then full frontal nudity. Man unties a prostitute's shirt exposing her breasts. Man caresses a prostitute's stomach as her breasts are seen. Hear the prostitute moan as man is giving her oral sex during which her breasts are seen. "Suck my tit." -"I'd have my d*ck and my balls now." -"F*ck the sh*t out of you." -"Hey, Guapo I give you a blow job?" -"You want to f*ck me mister?"
Nudity Overview:
Full frontal male nudity. Female wearing bra.
Nudity Examples in context:
Two men lay on stretchers completely naked. A woman is seen in her bra.
Violence Details
Violence Content Overview:
Gunshot injury during which blood is spurting from wounds onto clothes and person. General injury during which blood is seen spurting from wounds. Blunt force injury during which bone is seen protruding from body and blood on person is seen. Corpse seen with a bloody wound. See severed limb with blood on person, and on floor as groaning in pain is heard.
Violence Examples in Context:
Man gets shot in the armpit during battle as blood spurts from the wound and out of his mouth as blood is seen on his clothes. Blood spurts from a man's leg wound. Man on crutches falls over and see his bloody bone stick out of his leg. A corpse of a woman is seen with a bloody wound on her neck. A child's foot is missing, see the bloody wound where the foot should be with blood on the floor as she groans in pain.
Words used as Character Slurs:
F-word(16), C-word(2), A*shole(5), B*tch(3), B*stard(3)
Additional Content
Other content:
Drug/Alcohol use. Smoking.
Injecting and smoking of illegal drugs. See inebriation by main character/role model. Smoking by main character/role model.
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