The Big Screen
Below are various references and portrayals found on the big screen Movies or small screen TV Series or Video Games. (clicking on an image will open a new window on Amazon).
1949 Movie Battleground - followed the 327th Glider Infantry.
1956 Movie Screaming Eagles - depicted a small unit on D-Day.
1962 Movie The Longest Day - mentions the 101st Airborne.
1967 Movie The Dirty Dozen - set in World War II sets the "Dirty Dozen" against the "best" of the 101st Airborne to prove their worth.
1977 Movie A Bridge Too Far - features the 101st Airborne.
1987 Movie Hamburger Hill - John Irvin, set in May 1969 during the Vietnam War.
1998 Movie Saving Private Ryan - the title character is a soldier in the 101st Airborne division. In addition, Miller's men encounter pathfinders from the 101st in a village.
1998 Movie The Siege - has the 101st Airborne division occupying and sealing off Brooklyn under martial law, starring Denzel Washington.
1999 Movie The Hurricane - starring Denzel Washington playing Ruben "Hurricane" Carter is seen wearing the 101st airborne armpatch.
2001 TV Series Band of Brothers - chronicling the exploits of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division, in the Second World War.
2002 Video Game Medal of Honor: Frontline.
2003 Movie Soldier's Girl - based on 2/502nd Infantry Barry Winchell's murder by a fellow soldier.
2003 TV Series The West Wing - episode "Inauguration: Over There" has the 101st Airborne deployed alongside the 82nd Airborne Division to the fictional country of Equatorial Kundu to stop a genocide.
2003 Video Game Call of Duty - the player belonged to the division in the first campaign. Furthermore, the logo of the 'Screaming Eagles' appears in the loading screen.
2004 Video Game Conflict: Vietnam.
2006 Real-Time Strategy Game Company of Heroes features Airborne troops who occasionally yell "screamin' eagles".
2007 Documentary Movie I Am an American Soldier - followed C co, 3 BCT during its tour of duty in Iraq in 2006.
2007 Video Game Team Fortress 2 - soldier class yells the words "Screamin' Eagles" occasionally on a taunt or critical hit.
2008 Video Game EndWar - as a selectable battalion.
2009 television series The Real World Brooklyn - featured cast member Ryan Conklin was a member of the 101st.
2010 movie Valentine's Day - features Julia Roberts as a captain in the 101st Airborne Division.
2011 movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon - the commander of NEST puts a call for the 101st for backup.