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Saving Private Ryan

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Original title
Saving Private Ryan
Running time
170 min.
United States United States
Robert Rodat
John Williams
Janusz Kaminski
DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
War | II World War
Synopsis / Plot
James Ryan (Matt Damon), who has parachuted into France during the Allied invasion of Europe, has just lost three brothers in combat. Government policy dictates that he should return home lest his family be deprived of all its male offspring. A team of soldiers, led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) and fresh from the beaches of Normandy, is assembled to find and save Private Ryan.
1998: 5 Academy Awards: Director, Cinemat., Editing, Sound, Sound Edit. 11 Nom.
1998: 2 Golden Globes: Best Movie: Drama, Director. 5 Nominations
1998: 2 BAFTA Awards: Best Visual Effects and Sound. 10 Nominations
1998: Nominated for Cesar: Best Foreign Language Picture
1998: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Film. 2 Nominations
1998: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Film, Director & Cinematography
1998: 3 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture, Director and Score
1998: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Picture. 4 Nominations
1998: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Cinematography. 2 Nominations
1998: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best Film
1998: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
1998: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
1998: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Performance by a Cast & Actor (Hanks)
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