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.
There is a close-up of a map in a scene where Captain Miller's hand is holding a compass and shaking. The map used as a prop is an actual map issued to members of the 82nd Airborne, and possibly other units. It is identified as "SHEET6E/5," ... ...
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In the beginning of the movie when attacking the German pillbox. The Germans are running out of the pill box there are no muzzle flashes seen from the American rifles, though they fire several rounds, and the rifles seem to recoil as if fired. This is not necessarily incorrect. Contrary to what movies almost invariable show, not every shot from every weapon produces a noticeable muzzle flash. A modern rifle (such as the World War II M1) with appropriate ammunition, will not normally have a flash.
The DreamWorks and Paramount logos play in complete silence.
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$30,576,104 (USA) (24 July 1998)
$216,119,491 (USA) (21 May 1999)
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