Saving Private Ryan

Lists: Adventure, Drama, Historical, War, Epic, AFI 100 (2007), Best cinematography nominees, Best Picture nominee 1990 to 1999

Brief Synopsis: "As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home."

Overall Ranking: 110 (Rank from 1998: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 78.57%
Regular 21.43%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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JR B100
HC Movie Reviews100(full review)
CineKatz Vivek98
David Baruffi97
Bryan Lienesch96 - The greatest World War II film of all time. End of story.
Josh of Classicblanca95
Jay of Life Vs Film90(full review)
Dave Examines Movies90(full review)
Often Off Topic Allie Adkins90(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85
J Bumgardner85
Thomas Pollock80
Patrick Devitt80
Carrie B70

People Involved

  • Tom Hanks (Captain John H. Miller)
  • Tom Sizemore (Technical Sergeant Michael Horvath)
  • Dennis Farina (Lieutenant Colonel Walter Anderson)
  • Max Martini (Corporal Henderson)
  • Joerg Stadler (Steamboat Willie)
  • Harve Presnell (General George C. Marshall)
  • Matt Damon (Privaate James Francis Ryan)
  • Edward Burns (Private Richard Reiben)
  • Barry Pepper (Private Daniel Jackson)
  • Vin Diesel (Private Adrian Caparzo)
  • Adam Goldberg (Private Stanley Mellish)
  • Giovanni Ribisi (T-Medic Irwin Wade)
  • Jeremy Davies (Corporal Timothy Upham)
  • Ted Danson (Captain Fred Hamill)
  • Paul Giamatti (Sergeant William Hill)
  • Dylan Bruno (Toynbe)
  • Daniel Cerqueira (Weller)
  • Demetri Goritsas (Parker)
  • Ian Porter (Trask)
  • Gary Sefton (Rice)
  • Julian Spencer (Garrity)
  • Kathleen Byron (Old Mrs. Ryan)
  • Nathan Fillion (Minnesota Ryan)
  • Steven Spielberg (Director)

  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Spielberg And A World At War