Greatest Tom Hanks Movies


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1Forrest Gump

Surely the best movie of Tom Hanks.
"Life is a box of chocolates.. you never know what u gona get" - redgedawson

I love his stupidity
like "u are my girl"
"he's got a daddy named forest too"

Run forrest run to the top of the list

"Run Freddie Run", this I would say to my younger nephew, 60 years ago. He was going to get parental discipline for something he did not deserve. Freddie would not run, he would stand there trembling to except his fate. 'Forrest Gump', is the most moving movie I ever saw. Number '1'. Thank you Tom Hanks. " Run Forrest Run"...

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2Saving Private Ryan

There is absolutely no other! His performance is pretty good but the movie is so much better than any Tom Hanks movie! It does rival Forrest Gump though

saw forrest gump ans thought it was great, saw saving private ryan and I was speechless - anthonybecerra831

I'm sorry Forrest Gump, I love the film but it is should be below Saving Private Ryan. Hanks gives a heart felt performance but in Saving Private Ryan he gives a gritty performance that tops Forrest Gump

BEST WAR MOVIE EVER! It is so realistic and shows how bad and bloody war really is - Ajkloth

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3Cast Away

This is my favorite film! Let's talk about his acting. He blew me away in terms of his acting. The raw emotion and how he played his part was just amazing. When the plane crashes, it was so shocking and emotional. Also the story kept me interested. My eyes were glued to the screen watching this. Now let's talk about the character development. Tom Hanks was so developed in this movie. A man on a stranded island trying to survive for dear life. But to understand the character development, just watch the movie. It was also really balanced in terms of color. Cinematography means a lot to me. In this movie, there was lush greens, beautiful blues, and bright yellows. Yellow is REALLY prominent like his raft which you will see throughout the movie. If you want a beautiful movie in every way, check out this movie! PLEASE WATCH THIS MOVIE! Everything about it is just breathtaking! - cadencr22

I'm voting for this based on performance.. Still think private ryan is the best film he's ever been in.. But his acting in this film is SO good he's absolutely flawless he alone carries this film the last 30 minutes are so moving its hard to watch.. And what about the burbs not even cracking the top 25? That film is hilarious an underrated comedy in my opinion

I watched this movies twice. I think it is not only movie but it is real time story of a person who escapes from no man's island. My hats off to Tom Hanks for his wonderful acting.

No one can do the acting Hanks did in this movie...Wonderful actor...Grand salute to you sir.

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4The Green Mile

the standards of this film is MILES ahead of the rest. a very emotional story with fantastic acting

This is absolutely the most Powerfully driven movie of all time. It is devastating when John and Paul Edgecomb both know it wasn't him that killed the girls but John still has to die. Otherwise still an incredible movie. Second best only to Forrest Gump. - Beatlesboy9

No other words to describe this movie other than 'simply stunning'. Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan provide an incredible double act that will almost certainly strike your emotions and reduce you to tears. Along with The Shawshank Redemption, it is the best film I've ever witnessed.

Great movie tom was fit to play in this movie

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5Toy Story

Toy Story is a huge part of my childhood. - Ajkloth

Favorite of all animation.

Should at least be number 2

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I saw this movie when I was 10 on cable Television. It inspired me then and I wanted to see it again but couldn't because I live in India and you can't just go to store and buy an American movie in those days. About a year ago, I downloaded it, found complete silence and then saw it again. It felt like the last piece of an incomplete puzzle.

I can watch this movie over and over again and never get enough. Its almost sad when he turns small again, he's impossible to let go. He's just spectacular in everything he does. The way he walks, talks, plays, run... His innocence brings out the charm in the movie.

Great movie! There's not too many movies from his earlier career here. - Freak_Show1

Such a great film. Tom hanks is an outstanding actor in all his movies. - Beatlesboy9

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7Apollo 13

Not a false note in Hanks' acting... No overwrought response when he realises what the crew of Apollo 13 faces, the odds stacked pretty much against them. He is in complete control, knowing his crew depends on him.

I absolutely loved this movie. I also like how it relates to NASA too! - beatles5

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8The Terminal

He has shown acting can not only be done by great dialogues. Here, his innocence is his great power. He is really a versatile actor. Salute you Hanks.

This is a great movie because the whole movie is taken within a terminal...
I have seen all Tom Hanks movies and I like this movie and 'Angels and Demons' very much... The best part about this movie is that Hanks makes friends with the people in the terminal and falls in love with a woman... I belived this movie would be next in rank to Forrest Gump... I am pretty much disappointed... Vote for this movie guys...

Best Movie I like it his innocence.

This is the best movie of tom hank for me

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9Toy Story 3

Why isn't Toy Story 3 NOT in the top ten? It's higher than The Green Mile and Big on the list for best movies of all time.

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10Toy Story 2

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This should have been higher on the list, the acting is the best.

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12Catch Me If You Can

Ever loved film whoever once watch this film.
This film should be awarded Oscar.
Just shocked seeing this film on bottom of the list.
How can people forget this movie.

It's a movie of comedy, documentary and drama. One of the best
True stories ever put on a movie. Plus one of his best movies made so far.

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13Captain Phillips

Tom Hanks best film in recent times, absolutely incredible. He gives such a genuine and strong performance with great depth. Captain Phillips is a breathtaking film with tremendous performances and it's full of intensity and excitement. It kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time.

Definitely deserves to be in the top 5. Great movie! Incredible acting by Tom Hanks. It's a must watch! Gripping story and suspense is there till the very end!

His acting in the last scene was amazing (when he was with the doctor). Tom Hanks is such a fantastic actor

He should've won and Oscar for this movie, not kidding.

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14Road to Perdition

An amazing film on the relation between a father and his son, based on a thrilling plot.

Tom Hanks at his best. The best father son relationship ever in silver screen.
The awesome cinematography will take your heart away. The story telling and the direction will take you back to the winters of 1931.!

15The Polar Express

Polar express is one of my favorite christmas movies of all time
Tom hanks voices 6 characters in this movie - Ajkloth

16A League of Their Own
17Turner and Hooch

It's so cute and heartbreaking!

18Saving Mr. Banks

Good movie I liked it. not bad.

19The Simpsons Movie

He plays a small part in this movie but still good - Ajkloth

20Sleepless in Seattle

It's definitely one of best romantic movie ever!

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1. Forrest Gump
2. Captain Phillips
3. Apollo 13
1. Forrest Gump
2. Toy Story
3. Saving Private Ryan
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