Saving Private Ryan R

The mission is a man.
Saving Private Ryan
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DVD Details

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 49 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: November 2, 1999
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Dreamworks Video

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1998 - Best Cinematography: Janusz Kaminski
Academy Awards 1998 - Best Director: Steven Spielberg

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh93%

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Total Count: 139

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 992,565
[I]t remains a spectacular, unequalled piece of action film-making.
Uncut
Dec 1, 2004
...Unprecedented immediacy [in] the battle scenes....Uniformly superb performances...
Movieline's Hollywood Life
Jun 1, 1999
The result, I am sorry to say, is that Saving Private Ryan seems almost banal in its achievement, a film that sacrifices humanity for technical wizardry. Full Review
London Evening Standard
Jun 8, 2015
Ranked #3 in Entertainment Weekly's 10 Favorite Films of the '90s -- ...[A] masterpiece....One soul-shattering experience...
Entertainment Weekly
Apr 1, 2000
Saving Private Ryan is a masterpiece. It cements Steven Spielberg's reputation as one of the seminal filmmakers of the era. Full Review
Observer
Jun 8, 2015
...Effective the film is, communicating the gruesome nature of combat as few anti-war films ever have...
Box Office
Sep 1, 1998
4 stars out of 4 -- One of the most harrowing and enthralling WWII epics ever made....Tom Hanks offers up a solid performance...
Premiere
May 4, 2010

Product Description:

Director Steven Spielberg's World War II tour de force chronicles the journey of a GI squad on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines. Led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks), the unit is under orders to track down a soldier, Private Ryan (Matt Damon), so he might return home to his mother in America, where she is grieving the unimaginable loss of her three other sons to the war. The first unforgettable 20 minutes of SAVING PRIVATE RYAN realistically and horrifically depicts the Normandy invasion as Miller. his second-in-command, Sergeant Horvath (Tom Sizemore), and the others in the unit land at Omaha Beach. Before the film began shooting, Hanks and the actors in his squad went through a one-week boot camp in the woods. All the actors, except Hanks, wanted to quit, but Hanks rallied their spirits by reminding them of the incredible tribulations endured by the real veterans of World War II. Production designer Tom Sanders found a beach in Ireland that perfectly matched the landscape of Normandy's. Spielberg gave great credit to the Irish army who helped re-create the Omaha Beach scenes.

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  • UPC: 667068443325
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