Movie Recommendations: #23

Saving Private Ryan(1998)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring:Tom Hanks,Vin Diesel,Matt Damon,Edward Burns,Tom Sizemore,Barry Pepper,Bryan Cranston.

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Widely regarded as the greatest war movie of all time,Saving Private Ryan follows a squad led by Captain John Miller(Tom Hanks) as they search for a paratrooper James Francis Ryan(Matt Damon), whose three brothers have all been killed in action.

Through its Oscar-winning cinematography,the film takes you right into the heat of battle.The film is notable for the brilliantly picturized opening 27 minutes, which depict the brutal Omaha Beach assault on 6 June,1944.The cast members delivered standout performances, bringing out the sheer horror and trauma faced by the soldiers who fought to save the world.

The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won five, including Best Director for Steven Spielberg.

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