Saving Private Ryan (1998)
The captured German soldier mentions the film to Upham to convince him that he likes America
At the end of the film when it begins to rain, the shot of the leaf as the rain picks up intensity is mirrored in Saving Private Ryan right before the soldiers enter the first French town after D-Day.
Steven Spielberg had cited The Searchers, one of his favorite movies, as an influence on "Saving Private Ryan", specifically the theme of different personalities going on a journey to find one missing person.
The iconic shot of the soldiers coming over the hill is strikingly simular to a shot in this film.
The line "I've got a bad feeling about this" and the character "Hamill" are both a nod to the Star Wars films, directed by Steven Spielberg's good friend George Lucas,
One camera's shutter was deliberately misaligned to make it go off sync. This was a direct homage to a shot by Director of Photography Douglas Milsome in Full Metal Jacket.
Steven Spielberg mentions it.
Zelda melts down dog tags and says something like, "You're safe, Private Ryan."
Joanie: See this hand? Steady as a rock. Mike: And then I saved Private Ryan.
Rocco looking for his shot off finger
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
Criminal Chema Goyo calls a military by the name of Private Ryan when he is robbing him.
Poster in background.
Mentioned in conversation about Chris' movie script.
On theater marquee.
The narrator says that Dale Dye was the technical advisor of this film.
Mike's robot is named "Private Iron" after Private Ryan of this film.
Lorelai mentions this movie.
one of Brian's porn titles: "Shaving Private Ryan"
Same war cinematography
Will tells Nathan that Grace around mark-down cashmere is "like the first twenty minutes of 'Saving Private Ryan.'"
"Saving Private Krusty" advertised on theatre marquee in the Entertainment District level.
This video game has a mission called "Saving Private Smith" which closely resembles the movie's environment.
Marty Wolf falsely promises to give Jason credit for the script, along with his own essay.
A character suggests a porn title of Shaving Ryan's Privates
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
The boys see a trailer for this being re-released.
Alan's line "I wonder what that looks like, probably something like Saving Private Ryan with animals"
Alan's line "I wonder what that looks like, probably something like Saving Private Ryan with animals"
Jake: "There I was on the beaches of Normandy with Tom Hanks"
SPOILER: In the DVD-extra 'making of', Kiefer Sutherland says they were inspired by Capt. Millers final scene when filming Bauers confrontation with Peter Kingsley - an unarmed man pretends to shoot at a target, which is then suddenly hit from elsewhere
Director admires Steven Spielberg
in 'BR2', Mission 1: The landing, is a direct copy of the opening normandy beach invasion from 'Saving Private Ryan', including the same style boats, beach, and hilltop enemy hideout. It is also shot with the same handheld, step printed cinematography used as 'Ryan'.
in both the movie and the game, dead cows are used to take cover
There's a soldier in this movie whose name-tag reads "Ryan"
Ca. 13 minutes into the film Charlie talks about a porn film he produced called "Shavin Private Ryan".
Stylistic similarities (handheld shots, bookends, etc)
mentioned in Oscar nominations review
For the war scenes, the director claims that Saving Private Ryan is a film he constantly showed to his staff during shooting to make sure they got everything as realistic as Spielberg's picture did.
Brian mentions it in his act.
Mentioned in the Limo Ride skit
Bob mentions the film to Eddie when taking about their life expectancy.
Referenced by name
in Luther's hidden DVD collection
One of the films on the list
When the kidnappers knock on the door of a nightclub, the doorman inside mentions Private Ryan and salutes
There is a film poster hanging on the wall of the police station.
A marine is heard yelling, "We're totally fubar!"
The scene in which Manny is deafened by the steaming geyser pays homage to the Normandy beach landing scene.
There is an episode called 'Saving Private Janzen'
The scene at the end with veteran returning to the graves of his fellow soldiers. The battle in the village has several elements reminiscent of this film.
Private Perlaza compares his platoon's situation to that movie.
Blood on camera, humming after bomb explosion.
mentioned by Tony
Mentioned in the question.
Mentioned in Jeremy Clarkson interview.
Slow Roger asks Earl if he saw this film.
mentioned in dialogue
Deputy Tolo (Tom Savini in Planet Terror) diligently looking for his missing finger.
Ron Sparks does a joke about the movie.
Dr. Goode says to Tom Sizemore "Go save Private Ryan"
Deputy Tolo (Tom Savini) diligently looking for his missing finger.
On an German/US Friendship evening a screening of it is announced. Porn movie called "Saving Ryans Privates" is screened instead.
Ca. 68 min. into the movie, Pvt. Flake likens the dead Salazar to the older films title character.
Mentioned by Sylvester Stallone.
A Snap Shot segment on the Normandy region, France mentions that Omaha Beach was made famous in the opening scene of Saving Private Ryan.
Taylor: "The boys are running around doing the first 20 minutes of Saving Private Ryan"
Poster shown when the Critic mentions he finds Steven Spielberg's shows superior to his films; the Nostalgia Critic thinks this movie is overrated.
Mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Team members of Lyons Pride frequently quote lines from Saving Private Ryan, such as the sniper suggesting if they were placed within a mile of the enemy the war would be over
An achievement in the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version is called "Saved Private Ryan"
Before going into shock, Kenneth says to Jenna, "Earn this".
Phil says in the police station same Tom Hanks's lines "I'm not a hero, I'm just a school teacher".
DVD is shown.
'Saving Little Kristina' poster looks like the poster for SPR
Referred to in a $10,000 question
mentioned by Bobby
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "War Films"
porn title: Grazing Ryan's Privates
The Nostalgia Critic references the movie during the snowball fight scene.
Subject of the Final Jeopardy! clue in the category "Academy Award Nominations"
Mentioned by the director along with the poster.
Referenced by Bob Forrest as one of Tom Sizemore's most memorable roles.
Fred Freckles mentions he saw that movie when he meets Tom Sizemore
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Of War"
Shawn says, "I have a bootleg copy of 'Saving Private Ryan' at home."
Václav Marhoul mentioned it.
compares the opening battle scenes
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Title Role Playing"
Shirley quotes Psalm 23 ("The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want") while shooting, like Private Jackson quotes Psalm 144 ("Blessed be the Lord my strength, which teaches my hands to the war, and my fingers to fight")
Horatio mentions this film as one of his top 5 "Fred Savage" movies
DVD cover shown.
Conan O'Brien mentions the Tom Hanks movie.
Shawn says, "Shock and bewilderment - like the first six minutes of 'Saving Private Ryan,' followed by the last five minutes of 'Lady in the Water.'"
Barry Pepper's character in Saving Private Ryan (1998) whispers a prayer before making a long shot with his rifle. In this film Matt Damon's character whispers a similar prayer before shooting Barry Pepper's character with a long shot from his rifle.
Director Jonathan Liebesman cited influences such as Saving Private Ryan and sprinkled numerous plot devices and dialogue throughout... The firefight on the freeway bridge is a direct reference to the last battle in Saving Private Ryan, in fact when 2nd LT Martinez is hit, he pays homage to Sgt. Horvath's final line to Capt. Miller: "Yeah, just got the wind knocked outta me...."
The title of the film quotes (in Spanish) the title of Spielberg's film. Both films are about the rescue mission of an American soldier trapped in a foreign country.
Title mentioned while introducing Tom Hanks
Debbie mentions it
mentioned in the discussion
Documentary about the inspirations behind the screenplay
another WWII movie, but done much better
At the engagement party, one of the parents says marriage is like this Tom Hanks movie
Richard Roeper mentions that the film was upset by "Shakespeare in Love" at the Oscars
mentioned in a Twitter message
mentioned by Buzz
Mentioned in dialogue
This movie is on Chuy's movie knowledge quiz.
The scene where the English gangsters force Roar to dig his own grave and he begs for his life by listing all the things he loves about England and sings "God Save the Queen" (to the tune of "The Star-Spangled Banner") mirrors a scene in Saving Private Ryan where a captured German soldier is forced to dig his own grave and begs for his life by listing all the things he loves about America, ending by singing "The Star-Spangled Banner"
AniMat recommends Waltz with Bashir to those who enjoy films depicting war like this film.
Simon calls Sydney "Private Ryan".
Travis points to Ryan and suggests that they "Save Private Ryan". Brody says they should "Save Ryan's Privates". Also storming the beach of Normandy is referred to several times.
Spoof of movie trailer is aired in South Park cinema
Mentioned by name.
mentioned in a dialogue
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Giovanni Ribisi
Travis starts up the reoccurring joke with Ryan about "Saving Ryan's Privates".
The "Saving Ryan's Privates" joke is reoccured.
Mentioned by Ilanit Levy
features clips from this film
Clips are shown in the segment on the Oscar nominations.
This film is #45 on the list.
Clips are shown
Features clip from the movie
A clip from Saving Private Ryan is shown.
Clips are shown
This film is #10 on the list.
This film is #71 on the list.
Scenes from this film were featured in 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
This film is #8 on the "Epic" list.
Clip showing war violence before and after editing
Clips of mistakes shown
Clip shown during interview with Tom Hanks.
Honorable mention, clip show
Honorable mention, clips show
a clip from the Best Cinematography winner is shown
Ordinary heroes presentation.
Number 4 in the Countdown
Characters act out scenes from this movie
"Saving Private Lion" - spoof reenacted with soft toys.
Rainier Wolfcastle is filming a movie called "Saving Irene Ryan"
The scene of the group travelling in the back of the van to the animal lab spoofs the opening of the soldiers travelling to the battle, music, shaking hands, quotes and so on are spoofed.
Parodies the work of Spielberg
A chapter in the game revolves around the theme of the movie, Saving Private Ryan, one soldier even picks up his own arm after landing on the beach, just as in the movie.
Alternate ending parody
Reese releases cattle from a slaughterhouse and says to a calf "Earn this."
When Imaginationland is attacked by terrorists the videography is a spoof of the D-Day scene from Saving Private Ryan including Ronald McDonald picking up his dismembered arm and carrying it with him
In the scene in which Milhouse receives the news about his parents is a clear spoof of the scene where Mrs. Ryan receives the tragic news.
The intial terrorist attack is a shot-for-shot parody of the Omaha Beach Landing scene in Saving Private Ryan, complete with Ronald McDonald looking for, finding and grabbing his own severed arm amidst the chaos.
A scene in which Tugg Speedman is deafened by an explosion is a shot-for-shot parody of a deafness sequence on Omaha Beach.
The battle between the Smurfs and the Snorks parodies scenes from this movie
"Saving Privates Flyin'" is shown when George Stroumboulopoulos talks about body scanners and pat-downs at airports.
During the battle one of the elves walks through the carnage and picks up his severed arm.
Title mashup of "Saving Private Gigli"
When Gnomeo is treading through the water in the big battle sequence.
When Thad gets deafened during the riot
Version brought by Mazda
When going to "war" with the Arctic Tern, the boys prepare in the wagon like the soldiers prepared in the boats, coming to shore in Normandy in the WW2 drama.
"Saving Private Smallberries" trailer