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Summary During the WWII D-Day invasion, a squad of soldiers led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) is sent into Normandy to find Private James Ryan (Matt Damon), and return him to his mother in America. She has already lost three other sons in this war.

Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Written By: Robert Rodat

Saving Private Ryan
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 38 Critic Reviews
91
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 1,250 User Ratings
8.8
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Summary During the WWII D-Day invasion, a squad of soldiers led by Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) is sent into Normandy to find Private James Ryan (Matt Damon), and return him to his mother in America. She has already lost three other sons in this war.

Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Written By: Robert Rodat

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 38 Critic Reviews
91
97% Positive
37 Reviews
3% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 38 Critic Reviews
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97% Positive
37 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 1,250 User Ratings
8.8
94% Positive
1171 Ratings
3% Mixed
42 Ratings
3% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 1,250 User Ratings
8.8
94% Positive
1171 Ratings
3% Mixed
42 Ratings
3% Negative
37 Ratings

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Production Company Dreamworks Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Mutual Film Company, H2L Media Group, Mark Gordon Productions
Release Date Jul 24, 1998
Duration 2 h 49 m
Rating R
Tagline In the Last Great Invasion of the Last Great War, The Greatest Danger for Eight Men was Saving... One.
Academy Awards, USA
• 5 Wins & 11 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 11 Wins & 14 Nominations