R | | 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.
Edward Norton was offered the role of Private Ryan but turned it down to work on American History X (1998) instead. Both he and Tom Hanks (Captain Miller) would eventually compete against each other for the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1999.
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During the D-Day landing after Capt. Miller puts his helmet back on while in the water the leather chinstrap is almost off of the rim of the helmet. The scene breaks to a soldier asking Capt. Miller what to do next. When the view goes back to miller the leather chin strap is completely on the rim.
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
English, French, German, Czech
$30,576,104 (USA) (26 July 1998)
$216,540,909 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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