What are the best Tom Hanks movies?

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    #1Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump

    This is a 1994 film directed by Robert Zemeckis, based on Winston Groom's book of the same title. It's starred by Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise as they unfold the life and adventure of a slow-witted man named Forrest Gump.

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    Bryan Daniels
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "This is my ultimate favorite! I bawl my eyes out every time I watch this movie :( This just speaks about life in general that some are lucky and some are not. Tom Hanks and this film touched me. There are just so many life lessons to learn if you watch this! "
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    #2The Green Mile

    The Green Mile

    Oscar nominated best picture adaptation of a Stephen King novel about a gentle giant of a prisoner with supernatural powers who brings a sense of spirit and humanity to his guards. Directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse and Sam Rockwell. 

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    Edison Meng
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "You are not a Tom Hanks fan if you skipped on watching this film. This movie is gold and will make you captivated in every scene. The 3-hour duration of this movie did not bother me at all. "
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    #3Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan is a war and drama movie directed by Steven Spielberg which follows the story of the rescue of Private Ryan, the only survivor of a family by a commando of American soldiers that infiltrates in Nazi territory.

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    Amanda Soto
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Savin Private Ryan is like the greatest war movie ever made. I mean it seriously. It's not because Spielberg made this but the whole point of this movie is just so breathtaking. The plot makes you feel like you're part of the war and seeing some of the soldiers die makes you feel the pain too. "
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    #4Toy Story

    Toy Story

    Toy Story tells the story of toys that come to life when the children fall asleep or aren't home and live their own adventures. Directed by John Lasseter, the animated film was released on November 1995.

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    Trishla Rodrigues
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "This is my son's favorite Disney Pixar film! He loves all the characters (especially Buzz and Woody) so much that he constantly checks on his toys if they'd come alive every night. Sadly, not a single move was caught in sight. "
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    #5Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    Catch Me If You Can is an American film adaptation based on the life of Frank Abagnale. It was written and directed by Steven Speilberg and it stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Amy Adams, and more. 

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    Rajesh Kapoor
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Leonardo Di Caprio is so handsome and cool in this! All character performances were exceptional! I can't believe that this was inspired by a real life con man! "
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    #6Cast Away

    Cast Away

    Cast Away is an epic survival drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. Released in 2000, the movie revolves around a man marooned on an uninhabited island following a plane crash. It starred Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, and Nick Searcy.

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    Anika Rathore
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "This is the film that made me scared of riding planes. This is just so scary in real life! Imagine living on a deserted island all alone. I'd probably die after a month or so. Anyway, Tom Hanks' performance is brilliant and amazing!"
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    #7Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips is an American biographical film that is inspired by the true story of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking. The film starred Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdhi. It was directed by Paul Greengrass. 

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    Ramón Santiago
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Tom Hanks just became my favorite Hollywood actor! He portrayed Captain Phillips so well in this! And can I just mention the Somali crew in this film? Their performance was so outstanding! "
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    #8Philadelphia (1993)

    Philadelphia (1993)

    Philadelphia is an American drama film directed by Jonathan Demme. It was released in the United States on January 14, 1994, and it starred Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, and more.

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    Rishika Gavde
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "As someone who knows someone with HIV, this film moved me. All lives matter even if you have the worst condition in the whole world, you deserve to be valued and treated normally. "
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    #9Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

    Apollo 13 is a space drama movie directed by Ron Howard. Released in 1995, the film is based on the book Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 written by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. It starred Tom Hanks and Gary Sinise.

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    Vivaan Bose
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "Great movie! Apollo 13 gave me goosebumps when I watched it. I'd like to believe that the whole point of this movie is to never give up when we face great challenges. "
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    #10Splash (1984)

    Splash (1984)

    Splash is an American fantasy romantic film starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, and Eugene Levy. It was released in 1984 and it was directed by Ron Howard. The plot involves a young man who accidentally fell in love with a mermaid. 

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    Irene Macías
    Written on July 10, 2018
    "This is the first movie wherein I developed a huge crush on Tom Hanks. He's not the type of guy you'd hate because he's just so charming and mesmerizing! Plus I love mermaids so this film is the perfect one for me!!"

Summary

Best What are the best Tom Hanks movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Forrest Gump Movies 14 Paid
2The Green MileMovies 11 Paid
3Saving Private RyanMovies 10 Paid
4Toy Story Movies 9 Paid
5Catch Me If You Can (2002)Movies 7 Paid
6Cast AwayMovies 6 Paid
7Captain PhillipsMovies 5 Paid
8Philadelphia (1993)Movies 4 Paid
9Apollo 13Movies 3 Paid
10Splash (1984)Movies 1 Paid
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