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Tom Hanks is an extremely accomplished film actor and virtually dominated the decade of the 90s as far as male leads on screen. Hanks had a run of 12 years from 1989-2001 in which he achieved a remarkable 5 Oscar nominations for Best Actor in a Leading role and recorded 2 wins for Philadelphia (1994) and Forrest Gump (1995). This best Tom Hanks movies list is full of award-winning epics and a wide range of film genres, including comedy, drama, and action.
In order to be included in this top Tom Hanks movies list, each film must have been critically or commercially successful, impacting with long lasting appeal, and Hanks must have played a starring role. Author’s discretion is used to make final distinctions on the top 5 list of Tom Hanks movies.
Top 5 Best Tom Hanks Movies List
5. Sleepless in Seattle (1993) â€“ The first of two resonating and iconic romantic movies between Hanks and co-star Meg Ryan. Together, they make beautifully entertaining romance.
4. The Green Mile (1999) â€“ A very powerful and supernatural film about a director of a prison (Hanks) whose life is changed forever when a gentle giant (Michael Clarke Duncan) comes along.
3. Splash (1984) – Darryl Hannah plays a beautiful mermaid and Tom Hanks partners with John Candy to keep her from becoming a science experiment. This breakout role deserves its place on the best Tom Hanks movies list.
2. Castaway (2000) â€“ A memorable drama adventure about a FedEx manager who finds himself marooned on an island for four years when his plane goes down over distant waters. A very introspective look at a what a man does with himself for entertainment when stranded. Helen Hunt is a brilliant co-star.
1. Forrest Gump (1994) â€“ One of the most memorable films of the last twenty years, this amazing historical fiction about a young man (Hanks) who grows up with challenges, but finds a way to overcome them is inspiring and entertaining.
Other top Tom Hanks films considered for this list: Charlie Wilson’s War (2007), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Youâ€™ve Got Mail (1998), Philadelphia (1993), A League of Their Own (1992), Big (1988)
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