Saving Private Ryan (1998) Movie Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Who directed the 1998 action, "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      Walter Hill

    • B.

      Tom Shadyac

    • C.

      Kenneth Branagh

    • D.

      Steven Spielberg

    Correct Answer
    D. Steven Spielberg
    Explanation
    Steven Spielberg directed the 1998 action film "Saving Private Ryan." Spielberg is a renowned American filmmaker known for his work in the entertainment industry. He has directed numerous successful movies, including "Jaws," "Jurassic Park," and "Schindler's List." "Saving Private Ryan" is a critically acclaimed war film that depicts the events of World War II, particularly the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Spielberg's expertise in storytelling and his ability to create realistic and intense battle sequences contributed to the film's success and impact.

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  • 2. 

    What 1998 movie included the characters Captain Fred Hamill and Private 1st Class Richard Reiben?

    • A.

      Saving Private Ryan

    • B.

      Three To Tango

    • C.

      U.S. Marshals

    • D.

      Lorenzo's Oil

    Correct Answer
    A. Saving Private Ryan
    Explanation
    The 1998 movie "Saving Private Ryan" included the characters Captain Fred Hamill and Private 1st Class Richard Reiben.

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  • 3. 

    Which best describes Barry Pepper?

    • A.

      Host Of Popular Daytime Talk Show

    • B.

      Long Time Actor Who Played Lou Grant On "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"

    • C.

      Private Jackson In "Saving Private Ryan"

    • D.

      Native American Actor Appearing In "Almost Heroes" And TV's "Crazy Horse"

    Correct Answer
    C. Private Jackson In "Saving Private Ryan"
    Explanation
    Barry Pepper is best described as Private Jackson in "Saving Private Ryan". This suggests that he played the character of Private Jackson in the movie "Saving Private Ryan".

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  • 4. 

    Who played the title character in "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      Matt Damon

    • B.

      Ed Burns

    • C.

      Tom Hanks

    • D.

      Tom Sizemore

    Correct Answer
    A. Matt Damon
    Explanation
    Matt Damon played the title character in "Saving Private Ryan." In the film, Damon portrayed Private James Francis Ryan, a soldier who is the sole surviving brother of four servicemen. The story revolves around a group of soldiers sent to find and bring Ryan back home after his brothers are killed in action during World War II. Damon's performance as Ryan was critically acclaimed, and he successfully portrayed the character's vulnerability, determination, and the weight of the war on his shoulders.

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  • 5. 

    Who turned down the role of Private Ryan in "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      Cuba Gooding Jr.

    • B.

      Harvey Keitel

    • C.

      Edward Norton

    • D.

      Christopher Reeve

    Correct Answer
    C. Edward Norton
    Explanation
    Edward Norton turned down the role of Private Ryan in "Saving Private Ryan."

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  • 6. 

    Who is Jeremy Davies?

    • A.

      Corporal Timothy Upham In The WWII Drama "Saving Private Ryan"

    • B.

      "SNL" Star In "Wayne's World" And "Austin Powers"

    • C.

      Welsh Actor, Star Of "Horatio Hornblower" And "Titanic"

    • D.

      Teenage Actor In "Angus" & "Major Payne"

    Correct Answer
    A. Corporal Timothy Upham In The WWII Drama "Saving Private Ryan"
    Explanation
    Jeremy Davies is known for playing the character Corporal Timothy Upham in the WWII drama "Saving Private Ryan."

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  • 7. 

    Which fact relates to Jeremy Davies?

    • A.

      TV And Movie Actor Starring As Poncho In "Predator"

    • B.

      Commander Crichton On Sci-Fi Show "Farscape"

    • C.

      Played A Boozing Cop On "Homicide"

    • D.

      Corporal Upham In "Saving Private Ryan"

    Correct Answer
    D. Corporal Upham In "Saving Private Ryan"
    Explanation
    Jeremy Davies is related to the fact that he played the character of Corporal Upham in the movie "Saving Private Ryan".

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  • 8. 

    Who played Private Jackson in "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      Barry Pepper

    • B.

      Jason Marsden

    • C.

      Mark McKinney

    • D.

      Valerie Quennessen

    Correct Answer
    A. Barry Pepper
    Explanation
    Barry Pepper played the role of Private Jackson in the film "Saving Private Ryan".

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  • 9. 

    In "Saving Private Ryan", how many Ryan brothers were there?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    In "Saving Private Ryan," there were four Ryan brothers. The movie revolves around a group of soldiers who are sent to find and bring back Private James Francis Ryan, the last surviving brother, after his three brothers are killed in action during World War II. The mission is to save him and bring him home safely.

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  • 10. 

    Tom Hanks's character is in charge of which unit in "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      1st Rangers

    • B.

      2nd Rangers

    • C.

      3rd Rangers

    • D.

      4th Rangers

    Correct Answer
    B. 2nd Rangers
    Explanation
    In the movie "Saving Private Ryan," Tom Hanks's character is in charge of the 2nd Rangers unit. This can be inferred from the given options, where the correct answer is mentioned as the 2nd Rangers.

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  • 11. 

    Who is the Army Chief of Staff that orders the recovery of James Ryan in "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      General Williams

    • B.

      General Marshall

    • C.

      General Teage

    • D.

      General Patton

    Correct Answer
    B. General Marshall
    Explanation
    General Marshall is the correct answer because in the movie "Saving Private Ryan," General Marshall is the one who orders the recovery of James Ryan. He is depicted as the Chief of Staff of the Army and is responsible for making important decisions regarding military operations. General Marshall's order sets the plot in motion as a group of soldiers is tasked with finding and bringing back Private Ryan, who is the last surviving brother of four soldiers.

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  • 12. 

    How many men are sent on James Ryan's recovery mission in "Saving Private Ryan"?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    In the movie "Saving Private Ryan," a total of 8 men are sent on James Ryan's recovery mission. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 13. 

    In the movie "Saving Private Ryan", which of the Ryan brothers was killed on the same beach that Tom Hanks' regiment fought on?

    • A.

      James Ryan

    • B.

      Daniel Ryan

    • C.

      Shawn Ryan

    • D.

      Peter Ryan

    Correct Answer
    C. Shawn Ryan
    Explanation
    Shawn Ryan was the brother who was killed on the same beach that Tom Hanks' regiment fought on in the movie "Saving Private Ryan".

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  • 14. 

    In what 1998 movie did Vin Diesel play the character Caparzo?

    • A.

      Boiler Room

    • B.

      Pitch Black

    • C.

      Saving Private Ryan

    • D.

      The Fast And The Furious

    Correct Answer
    C. Saving Private Ryan
    Explanation
    Vin Diesel played the character Caparzo in the 1998 movie "Saving Private Ryan." The film, directed by Steven Spielberg, is set during World War II and follows a group of soldiers who are sent on a mission to find and bring back a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Vin Diesel's character, Caparzo, is one of the soldiers in this group.

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  • 15. 

    Which is not a film Robert Zemeckis was involved with?

    • A.

      Forrest Gump

    • B.

      Contact

    • C.

      Saving Private Ryan

    • D.

      Cast Away

    Correct Answer
    C. Saving Private Ryan
    Explanation
    Saving Private Ryan is not a film that Robert Zemeckis was involved with. He is known for directing and producing films such as Forrest Gump, Contact, and Cast Away. Saving Private Ryan was directed by Steven Spielberg, not Robert Zemeckis.

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  • 16. 

    Which "Saving Private Ryan" character reads the names from the dog tags?

    • A.

      Adrian Caparzo

    • B.

      Stanley Mellish

    • C.

      Daniel Jackson

    • D.

      Richard Reiben

    Correct Answer
    D. Richard Reiben
    Explanation
    Richard Reiben is the correct answer because in the movie "Saving Private Ryan," he is shown reading the names from the dog tags of fallen soldiers. This scene occurs when the squad is searching for Private James Francis Ryan, and Reiben takes on the task of identifying the deceased soldiers by reading their dog tags.

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