Saving Private Ryan
Essay title: Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan
The film Saving Private Ryan is a historical film based on World War Two and the invasion of Normandy, France. This film was directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. The cast includes such famous actors as: Tom Hanks, Vin Diesel, Tom Sizemore, and Matt Damon. Saving Private Ryan’s running time is 170 minutes, and is rated R for violence and language. Since the films release on July 24, 1998, it has won five Oscars and fifty-two other film awards.

Captain John Miller leads a company of Rangers in the battle for Omaha beach on D-Day, June 6th, 1944. After breaking the strong German lines on the French coast, the Allies continue their advance through Europe, however Captain Miller and his company are sent on a different kind of mission. They are sent to find an Army Paratrooper by the name of James Francis Ryan to remove him from the battlefield and take him home, due to the fact that his three brothers were killed in combat. The film twists the viewer through the reality of war, while sticking strongly to the plot, with these men questioning everything they believe in, in order to save a man who means nothing to them.

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