Birdy

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"A soaring experience unlike anything you've ever seen before."
  • R
  • 1984
  • 2 hr
  • 7.3  (21,766)
  • 71

Birdy is a 1984 drama directed by Alan Parker. It is the story of two teenagers, Birdy (Matthew Modine) and Al (Nicholas Cage). The two are high school friends who serve together in Vietnam. Birdy gets his name from his fixation and obsession with birds. Birdy is pushed over the edge by his experiences in Vietnam and he placed in a psychiatric hospital. He appears to completely lose touch with reality, and Al struggles to help his friend regain his connection with the real world. Modine is very convincing as the young mentally damaged Vietnam vet.

Birdy
Birdy
Birdy

Trailer - 2 min 32 sec

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Birdy is a 1984 drama directed by Alan Parker. It is the story of two teenagers, Birdy (Matthew Modine) and Al (Nicholas Cage). The two are high school friends who serve together in Vietnam. Birdy gets his name from his fixation and obsession with birds. Birdy is pushed over the edge by his experiences in Vietnam and he placed in a psychiatric hospital. He appears to completely lose touch with reality, and Al struggles to help his friend regain his connection with the real world. Modine is very convincing as the young mentally damaged Vietnam vet.

Birdy is a 1984 drama with a runtime of 2 hours. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 71.

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  • Release Date
    1984
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (21,766)
  • Metascore
    71