#32. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

- Director: Steven Spielberg

- Stacker score: 92.2

- Metascore: 91

- IMDb user rating: 8.6

- Runtime: 169 minutes

Featuring one of the most memorable battle scenes in movie history, “Saving Private Ryan” follows Capt. Miller (Tom Hanks) and his squad as they track down a paratrooper named Private Ryan (Matt Damon) before Ryan's mother loses her last son to World War II. Director Steven Spielberg decided to helm the film as a tribute to his own father, who served in the U.S. Army and Signal Corps during WWII. The movie won five Academy Awards, including Best Director.

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