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Saving Private Ryan ( Blu-ray )

This highly acclaimed portrait about one unit's search for a soldier who has been ordered home stars Tom Hanks and Matt Damon. Famous for its intense opening sequence, the film follows the small band of men as they make their way through occupied territory - coming up against enemy artillery and their own weaknesses. Winner of five Academy Awards including Best Director (Steven Spielberg) and Best Cinematography (Janusz Kaminski).

Year: 1998
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, War and Anti-War Films, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Best of the 1990s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Drama, Blu-ray Discs, Action, Theo's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore
Duration: 169 Minutes
Rating: R15 - Depicts graphic and realistic war scenes.
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