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.
Clifton Collins, Jr. was a finalist for the role of Upham.
LCVP pilot: CLEAR THE RAMP! THIRTY SECONDS! GOD BE WITH YA!
When Jackson has been given the dog tags to search through he looks for a place to sit. In this scene you see a black box with two yellow boxes at either side in the background. In the next scene the yellow box on the left has magically jumped up onto the black box in order for Jackson to kick it off and sit on it.
The DreamWorks and Paramount logos play in complete silence.
In the German-dubbed version of the movie, they were unsure how to distinguish dialog between the German and the American soldiers, since they would all be speaking German. In the end, they decided to address all the American soldiers by their English titles, such as "Sergeant" and "Captain".
English, French, German, Czech
$30,576,104 (USA) (26 July 1998)
$216,540,909 (USA) (15 June 2012)