DVD 170 mins IMDB 8.5
R (Restricted)
Saving Private Ryan - Special Limited Edition
Dreamworks (1998)
In Collection
#396

Seen It:
Yes
War
USA  /  English

Tom Hanks Capt. John Miller
Matt Damon Pvt. James Ryan
Jeremy Davies Cpl. Timothy E. Upham
Edward Burns Pvt. Richard Reiben
Vin Diesel Pvt. Adrian Caparzo
Adam Goldberg Pvt. Stanley Mellish
Barry Pepper Pvt. Daniel Jackson
Giovanni Ribisi Pvt. Irwin Wade
Tom Sizemore Sgt. Michael Horvath
Ted Danson Capt. Fred Hamill
Dennis Farina Lt. Col. Anderson
Paul Giamatti Sergeant Hill
Joerg Stadler Steamboat Willie
Max Martini Corporal Henderson
Dylan Bruno Toynbe

Director Steven Spielberg
Producer Ian Bryce; Steven Spielberg; Bonnie Curtis; Mark Gordon
Writer Robert Rodat
Cinematography Janusz Kaminski
Musician John Williams; Duke Ellington

An old Mr. Ryan walks through a military graveyard in the very beginning of the movie. This elderly gentleman pauses at the grave of John Miller and remembers his younger days in the military. John Miller, played by Tom Hanks, is a captain in the US Army during World War II. The opening battle depicts the landing at Normandy in an incredibly realistic and gory action scene. After D-Day is completed, Miller is given another assignment to save Private Ryan. James Ryan, portrayed by Matt Damon, is the brother of three US soldiers who have already been killed in combat. The American government has decided that he should be found and brought back home. Miller and his men wander through Western Europe in search of the elusive Private Ryan. After losing a few men, the Miller and his platoon find Ryan, only to discover that Ryan does not want to return home. After Ryan makes his decision, Miller and the rest of the company engage in a final battle for their lives.

Edition Details
Distributor Dreamworks Video
Edition Special Limited Edition
Barcode 667068443325
Region Region 1
Chapters 20
Release Date 11/2/1999
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)
Subtitles English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
"The Making of..." Documentary Cast/Crew Bios Production Notes Theatrical Trailers