“Some people go to bed at night thinking, ‘That was a good day.’ I am one of those who worries and asks, ‘How did I screw up today?’ “ – Tom Hanks.

A brilliant American actor and Filmmaker and one of the most respected man in Hollywood. The lines that described Tom Hanks- The well known for frequently playing an ordinary character in extraordinary situations.

He known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide. He is a very down to the earth man and wins heart with simplicity and is also recognized as an American cultural icon.

Hanks made his breakthrough with leading roles in the comedies Splash in 1984 and Big in 1988. He won two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor and the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America.

Here are some of the best and top-rated movies picked from his great movies:

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood:

IMDB: 7.3

It only takes one person to inspire a world of kindness. Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is an emotional, heartwarming movie that reflects forgiveness and compassion.

Tom Hanks playing Fred Rogers, the much-loved host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, look perfect in the film.

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a 2019 biographical drama film directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster.

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson:

IMDB: 7.4

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson, a 2016 biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood. It is based on the incident that happened in Sullenberger’s January 2009 emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, which saved 155 passengers and crew from the fatal accident.

The movie follows the story of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger plays as Tom Hanks, an American pilot who saved 155 passengers and crew after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River and being recognized as a hero.

However, an investigation into the matter might prove to be fatal to his career. The film is worth watching and has a much better than the ordinary performance from Tom Hanks to lift it.

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The Terminal:

IMDB: 7.4

The Terminal is a rom-com film that explores humanity and sentimentality along with a good amount of humor.

The story revolves around Viktor Navorski is an Eastern European who gets stranded at an airport when war rages in his country. He is forced by the officials to stay at the airport until his original identity is confirmed.

The Terminal, a 2004 comedy-drama movie produced and directed by Steven Spielberg. Tom Hanks plays Viktor Navorski seemed outstanding with his performance yet funny and realistic.

Saving Mr. Banks:

IMDB: 7.5

Saving Mr. Banks inspired by the extraordinary untold story of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen. Two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar winner Tom Hanks star in the movie.

Saving Mr. Banks, a 2013 period drama film directed by John Lee Hancock from a screenplay written by Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith.

The story revolves around the Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.

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Catch Me If You Can:

IMDB: 8.1

Catch Me If You Can is the cat-and-mouse race between Frank and FBI Agent Carl Hanratty, yet highly entertaining with suspense and thriller.

Catch Me If You Can, a 2002 biographical crime film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Jeff Nathanson.

The story is based on the life of Frank Abagnale. The story revolves around the notorious con artist who has duped people worth millions of dollars with his masterful art of deception. His foremost crime was check fraud, he becomes highly skilled in his work. His scams and crime increasing at a higher rate. Due to his crime, he soon pursued by FBI agent Carl Hanratty for helping him to catch other check forges.

Tom Hanks plays a dynamic role as agent Carl Hanratty.

The Green Mile:

IMDB: 8.6

From award-winning writer-director, Frank Darabont and best-selling author Stephen King’s novel comes the story of a man who didn’t believe in miracles.

The Green Mile is the 1999 fantasy drama film. It stars Tom Hanks as a death row correction officer during the Great Depression who witnesses supernatural events.

The story revolves around the lives of guards on Death Row who are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

The Green Mile is an intelligent movie that delivers messages on life challenges and ideals.

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Saving Private Ryan:

IMDB: 8.6

Saving Private Ryan is an epic war film that follows the events of history. It show the dark side of humanity reflects the brotherhood of men during combat.

Saving Private Ryan, a 1998 American epic war film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat.

The story follows the Normandy Landings. A group of U.S. soldiers who go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

The film follows United States Army Rangers Captain John H. Miller plays as Tom Hanks against the backdrop of D-Day during World War II.

Forrest Gump:

IMDB: 8.8

Forrest Gump, a movie that rewards viewers with some surprising treats through the lens of wide eyed innocent and utilizes technology to brilliant ends.

The story revolves around the forest, a man with a low IQ. Recounts the early years of his life when he found himself in the middle of key historical events.

All he wants is now to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart, Jenny. Tom Hanks stars as the “wise fool” Forrest Gump and delivers yet another Oscar-level performance.

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Last Update: December 29, 2020