Tom Hanks has pretty much ruled the roost in mainstream Hollywood for over two decades now. Entertainism gives you a comprehensive account of this fine actor’s commendable body of work.
Here’s to the real Mr. Banks!
As of 2012, Tom Hanks’ films have grossed over USD 4.2 billion solely within the United States, along with over USD 8.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the most bankable box office stars in Hollywood.
With a career spanning over 35 years, Tom Hanks ranks among Hollywood’s top brass. Like most of his illustrious contemporaries, Hanks too has dabbled in film production, writing, and direction, besides showcasing his solid acting talents on celluloid.
His work has earned him numerous nominations, awards, and honors, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia, and a Golden Globe, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People’s Choice Award for his role in Forrest Gump.
Hanks’ collaborated efforts with acclaimed film director Steven Spielberg have given us memorable movies like Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can, and The Terminal, as well as the 2001 mini-series Band of Brothers, which launched Hanks as a successful director, producer, and writer.
Here’s a decade-wise look at all the movies featuring Tom Hanks.
|1980||He Knows You’re Alone||Elliot|
|Bachelor Party||Rick Gassko|
|1985||The Man with One Red Shoe||Richard Harlan Drew|
|Volunteers||Lawrence Whatley Bourne III|
|1986||The Money Pit||Walter Fielding, Jr.|
|Nothing in Common||David Basner|
|Every Time We Say Goodbye||David Bradley|
|1987||Dragnet||Det. Pep Streebek|
|1989||The ‘Burbs||Ray Peterson|
|Turner & Hooch||Det. Scott Turner|
|1990||Joe Versus the Volcano||Joe Banks|
|The Bonfire of the Vanities||Sherman McCoy|
|1992||Radio Flyer||Older Mike|
|A League of Their Own||Jimmy Dugan|
|1993||Sleepless in Seattle||Sam Baldwin|
|1994||Forrest Gump||Forrest Gump|
|1995||Apollo 13||Jim Lovell|
|1996||That Thing You Do!||Mr. White|
|1998||Saving Private Ryan||Captain John H. Miller|
|You’ve Got Mail||Joe Fox|
|1999||Toy Story 2||Woody|
|The Green Mile||Paul Edgecomb|
|2000||Cast Away||Chuck Noland|
|2002||Road to Perdition||Michael Sullivan, Sr.|
|Catch Me If You Can||Carl Hanratty|
|2004||The Ladykillers||Professor G.H. Dorr|
|The Terminal||Viktor Navorski|
|The Polar Express||Multiple characters
|2006||The Da Vinci Code||Robert Langdon|
|2007||Charlie Wilson’s War||Charlie Wilson|
|The Simpsons Movie||Himself|
|2009||The Great Buck Howard||Mr. Gable|
|Angels & Demons||Robert Langdon|
|2010||Toy Story 3||Woody|
|2011||Larry Crowne||Larry Crowne|
|Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close||Thomas Schell Jr.|
|2012||Cloud Atlas||Several characters|
|2013||Captain Phillips||Captain Richard Phillips|
|Saving Mr. Banks||Walt Disney|
In keeping with his powerhouse performances, Tom Hanks’ upcoming project as an actor happens to be A Hologram For the King, based on the Dave Eggers novel. His numerous fans also await his reappearance as Robert Langdon in Dan Brown’s next thriller, The Lost Symbol.