Birdy (1984)

A soaring experience unlike anything you've ever seen before.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1984-12-14
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 302 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
star 7.2
From 302 Ratings
7.3 71 85%


Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?

Birdy Trailer

Watch Birdy Online

You can now watch Birdy online on the following streaming providers in the United States.

  • Birdy Photos

    Art George R. Nelson Set Decoration
    Production Juliet Taylor Casting
    Art Armin Ganz Art Direction
    Production Alan Marshall Producer
    Crew M. James Arnett Stunt Coordinator
    Art W. Stewart Campbell Art Direction
    Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
    Camera Michael Seresin Director of Photography
    Directing Alan Parker Director
    Costume & Make-Up Kristi Zea Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Judy Feil Assistant Costume Designer
    Sound Eddy Joseph Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Molly Maginnis Assistant Costume Designer
    Art Geoffrey Kirkland Production Design
    Sound Peter Gabriel Original Music Composer
    Writing Sandy Kroopf Screenplay
    Writing Jack Behr Screenplay
    Writing William Wharton Novel
    Production David Manson Executive Producer
    Camera Ted Churchill Steadicam Operator
    Camera Larry McConkey Steadicam Operator
    Camera Kerry Hayes Still Photographer
    Crew Ed Arter Transportation Coordinator
    Crew Michael Brum Transportation Captain
    Crew Cliff Wenger Special Effects
    Directing Tom Davies Second Assistant Director
    Camera David L. Butler Aerial Camera
    Camera Ralph Nelson Jr. Still Photographer
    Art John A. Kelly Painter
    Camera Mike Roberts Camera Operator
    Costume & Make-Up Paul LeBlanc Hairstylist
    Crew Tom Gray Unit Publicist
    Directing Chris Soldo First Assistant Director
    Directing Alice Tompkins Script Supervisor
    Production Rory Enke Location Manager
    Sound Danny Benson Boom Operator
    Production Ned Kopp Associate Producer
    Sound David MacMillan Sound Recordist
    Camera Alan R. Disler First Assistant Camera
    Production Nancy Giebink Unit Production Manager
    Production Ron Phipps Finance
    Camera Charlie Hammerschmitt Steadicam Operator
    Art Don Watson Leadman
    Art George Zimninsky Property Master
    Art Anthony Tortorice Assistant Property Master
    Art Michelle Souza Assistant Property Master
    Art Aaron Zajac Assistant Property Master
    Costume & Make-Up Barbara Kelly Makeup Artist
    Art Tom Sindicich Construction Coordinator
    Art Rich Clot Construction Foreman
    Art Margery Gabrielson Painter
    Crew Paul Cimino Transportation Captain