Saving Private Ryan (1998)

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In the Last Great Invasion of the Last Great War, The Greatest Danger for Eight Men was Saving... One.

Directed By Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg Starring Tom Hanks Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore Tom Sizemore  •  Edward Burns Edward Burns  •  Barry Pepper Barry Pepper  •  Matt Damon Matt Damon Genres Combat Films  •  Drama  •  Ensemble Film  •  Epic  •  War Drama  •  War Epic  •  War Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Amblin Entertainment  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  Academy Award Best Picture Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  DreamWorks SKG  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Winning  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies 10th Anniversary Edition  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Academy Award Best Cinematography Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Production Design Nominated  •  MTV Movie Award for Best Movie Nominated  •  Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama Winning  •  Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Picture Winning  •  London Film Critics' Circle Award for Film of the Year  •  New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film Winning  •  Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Film Winning  •  Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Picture Winning  •  Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Film Winning  •  Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture Winning
Release Info 1998-07-24T00:00:00Z July 24, 1998
Color  •  170 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (9)

 
DrGerluckavich

DrGerluckavich on 2/28/2011 Reply  · 

The picture fer this movie is outstanding. great to watch with surround sound

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eynsham

eynsham on 6/24/2013 Reply  · 

saving prvate ryan is the best war film i have seen, beats shawshank by 100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

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cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 4/10/2014 Reply  · 

The best war film ever should have won Best Picture of 1998

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Koroy

Koroy on 3/4/2015 Reply  · 

The best war movie ever

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durden99

durden99 on 2/2/2021 Reply  · 

just lol if you think spielberg is anywhere even close to coppola

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Faithmauleon

Faithmauleon on 2/18/2021 Reply  · 

Saving Private Ryan all day no fucking question. Platoon is stinky garbage

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robela

robela on Sep 15 Reply  · 

the cinematography is a boom the storyline is meh..

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robela740

robela740 on Oct 6 Reply  · 

The Omaha beach landing was quite intense. It was brutal and affecting. But people just can't seem to get it into their heads that one extended battle scene does not a great film make.

After *that*, we get yet another version of a tired, clichéd mission movie, filled with your usual stereotypes: reminiscing about the good ol' days before this all ever happened, doing whatever it takes just to get home, blah, blah, blah. Also painfully stereotypical are the characters: we have the saddened captain who misses his normal job and life, we've got the hardnut sergeant, the Italian guy, the Jewish guy, the New Yorker, and so forth. And all the Germans are skinheaded bastards - and by the way, where the hell were the other allied troops? Oh, I forgot, it was the Americans that won the war (flag shots at the beginning and end are just painfully sad).

The middle of the MOVIE is incredibly boring. Pointless, predictable set-pieces are tiresome. The scenes in which the rattled soldiers tell little stories of life at home (the medic talking about his mother, Ryan talking about his brothers, etc.) are awful attempts at evoking sympathy and sentimentality.

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