Tom Hanks is one of the top most actors in Hollywood. Tom Hanks has been part of numerous films but some movies are memorable. If you are a Tom Hanks fan,you must have seen these 10 Best movies of Tom Hanks, in case you missed out any of these, do not forget and watch them right now.
Tom Hanks has won his first Oscar in 1994 for the film, “Philadelphia” and very next year, Hanks won his second Oscar for the film, “Forrest Gump” in 1995. It is not very often that any actor wins Oscar for 2 subsequent years. This makes Tom Hanks, all the more interesting actor. Let’s have a look at Top 10 movies of Tom Hanks of all time.
Top 10 Movies of Tom Hanks
Forrest Gump – 1994 (IMDb- 8.8)
Forrest Gump is an epic romantic drama film based on the novel of same name, written by Winston Groom. However, the film is based on the novel, it has some substantial differences. The film was critically acclaimed and won Oscar Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing.
Cast Away- 2000 (IMDb- 7.7)
Cast Away is an American Adventure Drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Tom Hanks was seen a FedEx employee who meets with a plane crash and is stranded on an inhabited island. The film if about the fight of Hanks for survival on that inhabited island. Hanks was nominated for Best Actor at the Oscar Award for the film.
Big- 1988 (IMDb- 7.3)
Big is an American Fantasy Comedy film directed by Penny Marshall. The film is about a 12 year old young boy who makes a wish to be BIG and gets aged to adulthood overnight. The film was loved by the audiences.
Philadelphia – 1993 (IMDb-7.7)
Philadelphia is an American drama film that acknowledges HIV/AIDS, homosexuality and homophobia. Philadelphia was one of the first movie made on such topics. Hanks won Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film. The song of the film, “Streets of Philadelphia” also won Oscar Award.
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Saving Private Ryan- 1998 (IMDb- 8.6)
Saving Private Ryan is an American Epic one of the best War film set during the World War II, directed by Steven Spielberg. The film got very famous for its graphic and realistic portrayal of War. The film was critically acclaimed universally and won many awards. The film was highest grossing domestic film of the year.
Splash – 1984 (IMDb-6.2)
Splash is an American Fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Ron Howard. The film was nominated for Oscar Awards for Best Original Screenplay. The film is about a young boy who falls in love with a mermaid who saves him from drowning.
Catch me If you Can – 2002 (IMDb-8.0)
Catch me if you can is a Biographical crime drama film based on the life of Frank Abagnale. Frank Abagnale performed many cons worth millions of Dollars before the age of 19, by posing a American World Airways Pilot, a Georgia Doctor and a Lousiana Parish Prosecutor. Eventually FBI turned to Frank Abagnale to catch other forgers and cons. The film was critically acclaimed and the Real Frank Abagnale reacted positively with the film.
The Terminal – 2004 (IMDb-7.3)
The Terminal is an American Comedy Drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. The film is about a man who gets trapped into New York’s International Airport. He is denied entry into United States and he cannot return back to his native place because of a Revolution.
Apollo 13- 1995 (IMDb-7.6)
Apollo 13 is a Historical docu-drama film directed by Ron Howard. The film is an adaption of the book, “Lost Moon: The Prestigious Voyage of Apollo 13” by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. The film is about 3 astronauts who must strategize to come back to Earth safely after their spacecraft is internally damaged.
Captain Phillips- 2013 (IMDb-8.0)
Captain Phillips is an American Thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass. The film is based on the true story of Maersk Alabama Hijacking of 2009. In this hijacking, merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips was taken hostage by the Pirates of Indian Ocean.
Toy Story Trilogy (Voice)
This takes the list to 11, but many people think that giving voice to any movie is also a part of a good actor and some people think that giving only voice to a film makes it less competitive than other films. So we decided to add Toy Story Trilogy just for the fans, who loved Tom Hank voice in the movie and can’t imagine the list without this film series.
Tom Hanks Awards and Nominations
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