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Light of Day Poster

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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 107

Budget: -

Revenue: -

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1987-02-06

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • Born in the USA
  • Just Around the Corner to the Light of Day
  • Sein Gegner ist die Zeit
Content Score: 100


4.8/10 (5 votes)


Paul Schrader Director
Mary J. Carlson Script Supervisor


Paul Schrader Screenplay


Keith Barish Producer
Rob Cohen Producer
Bonnie Timmermann Casting


Thomas Newman Original Music Composer
Bob Badami Music
Bob Badami Music Supervisor


John Bailey Director of Photography


Rose Kuo Editor
Jill Savitt Editor
Jacqueline Cambas Editor


Lisa Fischer Set Decoration
Jeannine Oppewall Production Design
Edward England Construction Coordinator

Costume & Make-Up

Jodie Lynn Tillen Costume Design
Barbara Scott Assistant Costume Designer
Lorry Richter Costume Supervisor


Dieter Sturm Special Effects


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Paul J. Harkins as Billy Tatton
Billy L. Sullivan as Benji Rasnick
Jason Miller as Benjamin Rasnick
Cherry Jones as Cindy Montgomery