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Matt Damon

Saving Private Ryan

24 Jul, 1998

Damon plays Private Ryan in the war drama, Saving Private Ryan. After a family loses three of their boys in World War II, a group of soldiers must find the last surviving son who is in Nazi-occupied territory. The squad have different opinions of whether or not they should save the Private, since it means risking their own. Co-starring Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, and Vin Diesel. Directed by Stephen Spielberg.

I know when I saw it I had this visceral reaction to the combat because it doesn’t pull any punches.

Saving Private Ryan (1998) – Official Trailer