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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Saving Private Ryan?

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When Tom Hanks' character, John Miller, tells the rest of the unit what he does for a living back home, Hanks' speech was actually much longer in the original script. Why was the scene shortened?

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When Tom Hanks' character, John Miller, tells the rest of the unit what he does for a living back home, Hanks' speech was actually much longer in the original script. But Hanks felt that his character wouldn't have said so much about himself, and he told Steven Spielberg so. Spielberg agreed, and the speech was shortened
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Saving Private Ryan is largely considered the best war film of all time, and perhaps more importantly, amongst the best films ever made. It's certainly one of Spielberg's most ambitious and awe-inspiring movies to date (which, in-and-of itself, is truly saying something). The film's opening scene, which depicts the landing at Omaha beach, is said to be the most accurate portrayal of D-Day ever put to film. But how much do you know about the film? Time to find out…


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