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Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan


Title: Saving Private Ryan

Author: Rated R

KDL Description:


Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.

Amazon Description:

Steven Spielberg’s WWII epic is a stunning experience, telling the emotional story of an Army captain who, after facing the horrors of Omaha Beach on D-Day, receives orders to lead his troops on a search for a lost paratrooper whose three brothers were killed in combat. Tom Hanks stars as the no-nonsense captain; Edward Burns, Tom Sizemore and Giovanni Ribisi members of his platoon; and Matt Damon is Private Ryan. 169 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; “making of” documentary; biographies; theatrical trailers.