Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan is an American war film from 1998, directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat, and takes place during the invasion of Normandy during World War II. The film is notable for its intense opening scene in 24 minutes where the land formation at Omaha Beach on 6 June 1944, a film. It then goes on a fictional search for a paratrooper of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division. This part of the plot is fictional but based loosely on the true case of Niland brothers. Saving Private Ryan was well received by audiences and critics and won several awards.

The film begins with a depiction of the D-Day, the Allied invasion of 6 June 1944. Captain John Miller has been asked to lead his men behind enemy lines to find and save Private Ryan. The men question the order of eight men risking their lives to save one man.

The film was directed by Steven Spielberg, who won an Oscar for best director. This was the third time he won an Oscar. The film won four Oscars. It was also nominated for Best Picture but lost to Shakespeare in Love. The date-D scene has won awards as the most powerful war scene in movie history. On the website Rotten Tomatoes has the film 91% positive reviews out of 93 collected