• R, 2 hr.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Alan Parker
    In Theaters:
    Dec 21, 1984 Wide
    On DVD:
    Feb 15, 2000
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Birdy
    2 minutes 30 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008


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Birdy Reviews

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December 2, 2010
One of best movies I have ever seen.
November 29, 2010
This movie is probably better than my impression of it. Intensely symbolic and allegorical, darkly comic at times, with a strong anti-war message. The ending was awesome.
Luc L.
October 26, 2010
A strange and interesting film.
David H.
February 3, 2010
A brilliant Psychothriller about a Man falling in a Post War Trauma caused of his Vietnam Experiences grandious directed by Alan Parker and acted by Matthew Modein and Nicolas Cage
September 13, 2010
Loved this movie from begining to end, this shows what true friendship is all about, Awesome performances by Matthew Modine and Nicolas Cage, no wonder these two men became such great actors.
August 28, 2010
(*** 1/2): Thumbs Up

A very good story and very good performances from Modine and Cage.
May 29, 2010
good story amazing cast this 1 still holds up well.
April 30, 2010
Birdy is a 1984 American film directed by Alan Parker and starring Matthew Modine and Nicolas Cage. It is based on the novel of the same name by William Wharton. The story is about two friends, Birdy (Modine) and Al (Cage), who become friends at school and serve in Vietnam.
Dave J
April 6, 2010
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

(1984) Birdy

DRAMA/ with some realistic WAR scenes

Well made film directed by Alan Parker (Midnight Express) about Sgt Alfonso (Nicholas Cage) doing whatever he can to pull Mathew Modine out of shock from what happened to Birdy (Mathew Modine) as a result while in Nam. Subltle as well as a fascinating character study reavaluating about one's life!!
Based on a novel by William Wharton.

3.5 of of 4
July 29, 2008
Wonderful, dreaming movie, about the illusions of two young people, and also about how they were affected by Vietnam war. Wonderful work from Alan Parker, who uses again the music as a wonderful instrument, but is also great about developing the story and the shots.
January 16, 2010
Two Best Friends Go To War together .. They call
(Mathew modein) Birdy cause of his love for bird's ..
But When he comes back from VIETNAM He was soo tramatized
He Thinks He Is A BIrd .. He eats with them and sleeps with them.... Nicolas Cage Is soo young in this Wow..
November 3, 2009
must see it again, was too young the 1st time
Brody M

Super Reviewer

October 16, 2009
It was OK.Something to watch
August 18, 2009
A movie I watch over and over again. The music makes the film as much as the actors.
July 19, 2009
This movie was pretty good
June 29, 2009
A soldier returns from Vietnam to find his boyhood friend, also a fellow soldier, in a military hospital, having suffered a mental breakdown in which he has become detached from reality and imagines that he is a bird.
June 17, 2009
A very emotional movie.
April 26, 2009
Nicholas cage looks retarded on the cover of this...his hair HAHA
Byron B

Super Reviewer

April 3, 2008
nominated for best picture by NBR
August 23, 2008
VERY unusual Nicholas Cage movie. It was entertaining. I'll give it that. Can't say I was happy about how it ended. It's a little strange. None the less it's a good movie.
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