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Saving Private Ryan

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Steven Spielberg directed this powerful, realistic re-creation of WWII's D-day invasion and the immediate aftermath. The story opens with a prologue in which a veteran brings his family to the American cemetery at Normandy, and a flashback then joins Capt. John Miller (Tom Hanks) and GIs in a landing craft making the June 6, 1944, approach to Omaha Beach to face devastating German artillery fire. This mass slaughter of American soldiers is depicted in a compelling, unforgettable 24-minute sequence. Miller's men slowly move forward to finally take a concrete pillbox. On the beach littered with bodies is one with the name "Ryan" stenciled on his backpack. Army Chief of ...

  • DirectorSteven Spielberg
  • Runtime: 2 hr 49 min
  • StudioParamount
  • QualityHD

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Oscars: What Should Have Won – Saving Private Ryan for Best Picture over Shakespeare in Love
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However, for my money (and I imagine most of you reading's money) the film that have named as Best Picture of 1998 was Steven Spielberg's war epic Saving Private Ryan, quite possibly one of the most famous and popular war films in cinematic history, ...

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