Knowledge Identifier: $Saving_Private_Ryan
Category: Movies & TV (402)
Launched in 1994.
Countries: United States (67%), Iraq (9%), (9%)
Linked to: American Film Institute, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards
Ryan Hurst - Saving Private Ryan - In the 1998 epic war drama film "Saving Private Ryan", Hurst portrayed a Mandelsohn, paratrooper who, because of temporary hearing loss, cannot understand Captain Miller's questions about sighting Private Ryan, which forces Miller to ask the questions in writing
Dylan Bruno - In 1998, he had small roles in "Saving Private Ryan" and "When Trumpets Fade" and competed in and won a special episode of "American Gladiators"
Bonnie Curtis - She is a co-recipient of the 1999 Producers Guild *award for Motion Picture Producer of the Year, for "Saving Private Ryan"
Filmmaker Oliver Stone, however, has accused the film of promoting "the worship of World War II as the good war," and has lumped it alongside films such as "Gladiator" and "Black Hawk Down" that he believes were well-made, but may have inadvertently contributed to Americans' readiness for the 2003 invasion of Iraq
The film was not released in Malaysia after Spielberg refused to cut the violent scenes; however, the film was finally released there on DVD with an 18SG certificate much later in 2005
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has expressed admiration for the film and has cited it as an influence on his 2009 war epic, "Inglourious Basterds"
Amanda Boxer - Amanda had a non-speaking role as Mrs Ryan in "Saving Private Ryan" and played the mother of "Matt Smith" in the 2009 short film "Together"
Alice Cooper - The resulting "Theatre of Death" tour of the album was described in a long November 2009 article about Cooper in "The Times" as "epic" and featuring "enough fake blood to remake "Saving Private Ryan"