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Saving Private Ryan

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)

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