Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Farina, Max Martini
Steven Spielberg (Director), Robert Rodat (Screenplay)
Released: Jul. 24th, 1998
Runtime: 2 hours, 49 minutes
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.
It's a deeply powerful film that shows the atrocity of war on the human level.
While it was eventually revealed that two survived, it was long thought that three brothers; Robert, Preston and Edward, had all perished in combat during World War II. As a resulting the sole surviving brother, Frederick, was sent back home to the States.