The human price of victory over the Nazis – millions of soldiers and their families, from Australia, Africa, Russia, Europe and North America – is conveyed through the story of a handful of American soldiers landing at Omaha Beach. Twenty years later, Saving Private Ryan should be required viewing for anyone of voting age.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Screenplay by: Robert Rodat
Starring: Edward Burns,Matt Damon,Tom Hanks,Tom Sizemore
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award for Best Picture, Director (won), Original Screenplay, Actor (Hanks); BAFTA award for Best Film, Director, Actor (Hanks)See all nominees