• Publication date: August 21, 2017

Saving Private Ryan

The story of one brave soldier and the men sent to save him.

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Duration: 120

Production Year: 1998

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August 21, 2017 19:00 (KSA) ~ August 21, 2017 18:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) It is 1944 and the invasion of Normandy has just begun.News of the resultant carnage has reached America, and both the troops' and public morale has plummeted to an all-time low. 

In Washington the Army Chief of Staff is concocting a well-orchestrated propaganda campaign with Private James Frederick Ryan (Nathan Fillion) at its center. Ryanis thelast of his four brothers to survive the invasion, and military policy protects siblings of deceased soldiers from war.  Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and six men from his company will travel to Normandy to procure the private'ssafe return.

Saving Private Ryan won five Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, and a Grammy.  The picture garnered $481 million at the box office.

Directed by: Steven Spielberg


  • Tom Hanks
  • Edward Burns
  • Matt Damon
  • Barry Pepper
  • Tom Sizemore