Tom Hanks: Must Watch Movies and TV Shows

Tom Hanks: Must Watch Movies and TV Shows ...

Tom Hanks, a veteran American actor, has won two Academy Awards and is one of the most well-known film stars across the globe. In North America, he ranks as the fourth highest-grossing actor in the popular Toy Story film series.

He has portrayed numerous roles both in commercially successful and critically acclaimed films throughout his acting career.

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The following is the list of most notable films directed by Tom Hanks:

Spalsh (1984)-

Daryl Hannah plays Tom Hanks in this fantasy romantic comedy film. The character he played is a guy named Allen Bauer who falls in love with a mermaid. The film was released on March 9, 1984, in the United States.

Big (1988)-

Hanks receives his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in the role of a pre-adolescent boy named Josh Baskin, who wants to be big and becoming physically an adult. The film was released on June 3, 1988 in the United States.

A League of Their Own (1992)

Hanks plays Jimmy Dugan in the 1992 sports comedy-drama about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The film was released on July 1, 1992 in the United States.

Philadelphia (1993)-

Andrew Beckett (played by Hanks) and the lawyer he hires to sue the companies that have fired him for his AIDS are in the film.

The film was released on December 22, 1993, in the United States, and eight days earlier in Los Angeles. In 1994, Hanks received his first Oscar for this role.

Forrest Gump (1994)-

Hanks plays Forrest Gump, a guy from Alabama who has a slow wit and a kind heart in this comedy-drama.

Hanks was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in two years in a row, the first being for his role in Philadelphia. Forest Gump was released on July 6, 1994, in the United States.

Apollo 13 (1995) -

Hanks will play Commander Him Lovell in this space drama with Kevin Bacon, Ed Harris, Bill Paxton, and Gary Sinise.

You Do That! (1996)-

Hanks stars as Mr. Amos White in this musically successful film that tells the story of a fictional one-hit wonder pop band from the 1960s. The film was released on October 4, 1996, in the United States.

Private Ryan is saved (1998).

Hanks is played as a United States Army Rangers Captain in this epic war film. He has won another Academy Award for this role.

The film was released on July 24, 1998 in the United States.

Cast Away (2000)-

Hanks plays Chuck Noland as a system analyst executive in this survival drama, for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and again a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In the United States, the film was released on December 22, 2000.

(2002)-'Road to Perdition'

In this crime drama starring Paul Newman, Jude Law, and Daniel Craig, Hanks plays the part of Michael Sullivan Sr.

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Hanks co-stars with Leonardo DiCaprio in the role of an FBI agent named Carl Hanratty in this biographical crime comedy-drama. His character is based on a real-life FBI special agent of America, Joseph Gerald Shea.

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)-

In this biographical film, Hanks plays the role of a congressman named Charlie Wilson.

Captain Phillips (2013)-

Hanks stars as the titular Captain Phillips in this biographical action thriller film about the Maersk Alabama bombing in 2009.

(2015) Bridge of Spies

Hanks plays James B. Donovan, an insurance lawyer who is portrayed in this historical drama film.

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (2016)-

Tom Hanks plays the role of the titular Chesley Sullenberger or Sully, a retired airline and fighter pilot and diplomat of the United States in this biographical film.

The Post (2017)-

Hanks is cast as the long-time executive editor of The Washington-Bradlee in this historical political thriller.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)-

Hanks plays Fred Rogers, the creator and host of Mister Rogers Neighborhoods, co-starring with Matthew Rhys, who plays Lloyd Vogel.

Tom Hanks was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for this role at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 22 of the same year in the United States.

News of the World (2020)

This Western film stars Tom Hanks as a former Confederate officer, Captain Kid.