Band of Brothers
Producers - Steven Spielberg & Tom Hanks
Run time - 10 part series
A world renowned mini series based on the memories of Easy Company, of the 101st Airborne Division. The story follows the men from their first parachute jump in Georgia, through the American airborne landings in Normandy, Operation Market Garden, the Battle of Bastogne and their advance into Nazi Germany, including the taking of Hitler's Eagle's Nest.
The dramatic scenes are made real with interviews with surviving US veterans, such as Major Dick Winters.who were in the company. The cast of characters are based on real people and their fates in the series reflect what happened in real life.
It was the most expensive TV series ever produced at a cost of $125 million.
Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor, Donnie Wahlberg, Peter Youngblood Hills, Nicholas Aaron, Philip Barantini, Michael Cudlitz, Rick Gomez, James Madio
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