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Videos & Photos

  • Clip: The rest of us got mothers

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Cast

  • Tom Hanks
  • Tom Sizemore
  • Edward Burns
  • Barry Pepper
  • Adam Goldberg
  • Vin Diesel
  • Giovanni Ribisi
  • Jeremy Davies
  • Matt Damon
  • Ted Danson

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • Steven Spielberg requested that no one gain admittance to the movie once it had already begun, just as Alfred Hitchcock did during the release of Psycho (1960).
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Goofs

  • In the final battle scene, Ryan informs Miller that they can use the mortar rounds like grenades. Many of the rounds they toss, however, explode at different times inconsistent with the angle of the throw and where they would have landed. Some of the explosions occur before the mortar rounds hit the ground.
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Quotes

    • [Listening skeptically to German propaganda coming over a loudspeaker]
    • Captain Miller: "The Statue of Liberty is kaput" - that's disconcerting.
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Best war movie ever made.

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Metacritic

90

What Steven Spielberg has accomplished in Saving Private Ryan is to make violence terrible again.

Metacritic review by David Edelstein
David Edelstein
Slate
90

A harrowing World War II epic about the struggle to uphold decency in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, the visual masterwork finds Spielberg atop his craft, weaving heart-pounding action and gut-wrenching emotion — often during the same sequence — that will leave viewers silently shaken.

Metacritic review by Michael Rechtshaffen
Michael Rechtshaffen
The Hollywood Reporter
100

For those who are willing to brave the movie's shocking and unforgettable images, Saving Private Ryan offers a singular motion picture experience.

Metacritic review by James Berardinelli
James Berardinelli
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