R | | Action, Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
11 September 2002 | bob the moo
Excellent despite some Spielberg slips into sentiment
During the Normandy landings during WW2 two brothers are killed. In another part of the world another of the Ryan ...
Many veterans of D-Day congratulated director Steven Spielberg for the film's authenticity, as well as actor James Doohan, who is best known for playing Scotty in Star Trek (1966). Doohan lost the middle finger of his right hand and was wounded in the leg during the war. Also, he participated... ...
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They did have black plastic canteen caps in WWII, made from a plastic like material called Bakelite. Also German snipers did use soft rubber scope caps on their rifles, because often time they would have to lay behind the scope for an extended period of time before making a shot. Original pictures show both of these.
English, French, German, Czech
$30,576,104 (USA) (24 July 1998)
$216,119,491 (USA) (21 May 1999)
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