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As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.

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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

Robert Rodat (Screenplay)
John Greaves (Storyboard)

Runtime

169 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The mission is a man.

Cast

Keywords

world war ii military army normandy troops airplane bravery war memorial war veteran war crimes parachute 1940s self sacrifice cowardice deserted town war ship waffen ss omaha beach american flag

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Lists

#28 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#723 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#71 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#156 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Film Editing Michael Kahn

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Richard Hymns Gary Rydstrom

Oscar for Best Director Steven Spielberg

Oscar for Best Cinematography Janusz Kamiński