Movie Quotes Saving Private Ryan Movie Quotes  

Movie and TV Quotes
216 votes 91 voters 13.8k views 15 items

Best Saving Private Ryan quotes, with movie clips, ranked by fans. This list of great movie quotes from Saving Private Ryan collects all of the most famous lines from the film in one place, allowing you to pick the top quotes and move them up the list. Quotations from movies are repeated all the time in other movies, on television, in speeches and in day-to-day life, so having a good knowledge of good movie quotes (and having resources useful to search movie quotes) have become essential. The many memorable movie quotes from Saving Private Ryan make it one of the most quotable movies of all time and have entrenched it as part of the popular culture lexicon.

Saving Private Ryan is regarded as one of the best movies of all time, which it backs up with its five Academy Awards including a Best Director Oscar for Steven Spielberg. In Saving Private Ryan, a detail of American soldiers is sent behind enemy lines to retrieve a soldier whose three brothers have already been killed in combat.

This list includes all the best Saving Private Ryan lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous Saving Private Ryan quotes are here.
1 18 VOTES

A Mission and the Man

A Mission and the Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Saving Private Ryan Movie Quotes
Photo: via Twitter
Captain Miller: You see, when... when you end up killing one your men, you see, you tell yourself it happened so you could save the lives of two or three or ten others. Maybe a hundred others. Do you know how many men I've lost under my command?
Sergeant Horvath: How many?
Captain Miller: Ninety-four. But that means I've saved the lives of ten times that many, doesn't it? Maybe even 20, right? Twenty times as many? And that's how simple it is. That's how you... that's how you rationalize making the choice between the mission and the man.
16 2
Should this be higher or lower?
2 28 VOTES

War Is Over

Ranker Video
Video: YouTube
Private Jackson: What I mean by that, sir, is if you was to put me and this here sniper rifle anywhere up to and including one mile from Adolf Hitler... with a clean line of sight... Pack your bags, fellas. War's over. Amen.
20 8
Should this be higher or lower?
3 28 VOTES

A Bad Feeling

A Bad Feeling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Saving Private Ryan Movie Quotes
Photo: via Reddit
Private Reiben: I got a bad feeling about this one.
Captain Miller: When was the last time you felt good about anything?
20 8
Should this be higher or lower?
4 15 VOTES

What Should I Tell Her

What Should I Tell Her is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Saving Private Ryan Movie Quotes
Photo: via Twitter
Private Ryan: Hell, these guys deserve to go home as much as I do. They've fought just as hard.
Captain Miller: Is that what I'm supposed to tell your mother when she gets another folded American flag?
Private Ryan: You can tell her that when you found me, I was with the only brothers I had left. And that there was no way I was deserting them. I think she'd understand that.
13 2
Should this be higher or lower?