Tom Hanks, who is easily considered as the one the best actors of the all time around the globe. He did a lot of great films and these are some of his best films. This isn’t ranking just a compilation of some “10 Best Tom Hanks Movies of all time films”. There are some other films which are not included in this due to the numbering convention. That’s it, it is nothing about the quality of the film
Best Tom Hanks Movies
1993 ‧ Drama/Trial drama
Director: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Antonio Banderas, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen and more
IMDb Ratings: 7.7/10
Tom Hanks 1st Oscar role. This film got one of the best acting duos ever. Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. Both are freaking awesome, in their roles. Also, the screenplay is outstanding. It has a lot of things in it. Aids, Sexuality, Equality, how people look at a person who is transgender and also got aids. Amazing courtroom drama. Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks are amazing in their roles. Tom Hanks got a very challenging role and he pulled it off easily. He deserves that Oscar. The screenplay and direction are very good. Overall a great courtroom drama that you should watch
Cloud Atlas is the ‘Road to Perdition’ of Wachowski’s career. It is over hated and overlooked film. But still, it is doesn’t getting enough praise or recognition it ought to. This film is a flawed masterpiece. This is so great and also got few flaws. Does that make this film bad?? No. Blade Runner’s original also got few flaws but still, that film is considered a masterpiece.
The visuals are amazing, in this film. Wachowski’s always highly praised for their great visual filmmaking and this film also got some great visuals. The story is very intriguing. Converting that story into a screenplay is a very difficult task and they managed to do that. Not perfectly but still in an intriguing way. Every technical department’s work is amazing. Overall this is lengthy and flawed but still a great watch
13. Road to Perdition
2002 ‧ Crime/Drama
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Tyler Hoechlin, Daniel Craig, Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh and more
IMDb Ratings: 7.7/10
It is over hated and overlooked film in the Sam Mendes career. This film is getting some recognition now but it deserves a lot more. This is a great mob film. The cinematography is just out of this world. It is one of the best-looking films of the 21st Century. Sam Mendes’s films look very eye-appealing and this one is certainly his second-best looking film after ‘1917’.
If you just want a reason to watch this film I would recommend you to watch it just for the cinematography. Not only cinematography the script is also very good. Certainly, the script got some flaws but it is good. It is emotionally captivating. The direction by Sam Mendes is too good. He converted a good script into a very good film. Overall this is a very good and overlooked mob film to watch
12. The Post
2017 ‧ Drama/History
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Bruce Greenwood, Bradley Whitford and more
IMDb Ratings: 7.2/10
This film is simply amazing. I liked it a lot. It is getting some hatred but it is unnecessary. This is not a perfect film it got some flaws, especially in phasing. It sometimes feels extremely slow. Nonetheless, it is a great film watch. It seems like it is a successor to the classic ‘All the President’s Men’. The screenplay is brilliant. Converting a thrilling real-life incident into an engaging screenplay is very difficult but writers Elizabeth Hannah, Josh Singer pulled it off. Steven Spielberg’s direction is amazing.
It is kind of a comeback film because his last few works are over-hated by the audience and this film got a good response from the audience. Meryl Streep is simply outstanding. She got another Oscar nomination for this role. Tom Hanks is also amazing. Overall a must-watch if you like ‘Spotlight’ kind of films. You can consider this one of the “Best New Tom Hanks Movies”.
11. Apollo 13
1995 ‧ Drama/Adventure
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Tom Hanks, Kathleen Quinlan, Bill Paxton, Neil Armstrong, Ed Harris and more
IMDb Ratings: 7.6/10
This is a great film about the mission Apollo 13. Very thrilling and extremely engaging drama. The screenplay is damn awesome. One of the best screenplays about real-life incidents. Every second in this film will make you stick to the screen. This is that thrilling. Not only this is a very engaging film it also has an emotional core. The situation of astronauts in that kind of situation. Counties Pride. Family. These many things are shown in this film. Ron Howard’s direction is just jaw-dropping. He directed this film so precisely. Tom Hanks is just amazing as always. The technical department’s work is simply amazing. Overall this is a must-watch if you love space films.
This film is just perfect. No flaws. I am literally speechless about how good this film is. Everything is just outstanding in this film. I tried to nitpick but there are no flaws in it. May be I am biased about it. Tom Hanks is just OMG. The layers that he brought to this film is awesome. So people may hate it because it is godamm popular or they really disliked the film and that’s OK film is subjective but no one cannot deny that Tom Hanks is astonishing. You can just watch this film for him. This is auspicious for all ages. If you haven’t watched it yet what are doing just stop whatever you doing and just go and watch this masterpiece.
If not the most one of the most overlooked film in both Steven Spielberg filmography and Tom Hanks filmography. Tom Hanks is not the protagonist of this film he is a supporting actor and this man owned the scenes that he is in. Ya, Leonardo DiCaprio gave a great competition to Tom Hanks even sometimes he exceed but Tom Hanks character in this film is soo rememberable. His role in this film is surprisingly very funny. He is very hilarious. Steven Spielberg’s beautiful direction and very compelling script made this film into a masterpiece. If you haven’t watched it yet please watch it you won’t regret
Toy Story 1 is the first film of the one of the best production houses that are working today. PIXAR. And their first film it self a modern art masterpiece. Dealing a mature theme like jealousy in a very family friendly manner it self shows how great this film is. Some people may not agree that this is the best Toy Story film. Toy Story 3 is great.
No doubt but Toy Story 1 is the best. In every way this is a flawless film. Woody, Buzz characters are so rememberable. The voice over by Tom Hanks, Tim Allen is just perfect. This film shows acting with voice. Overall a very great watch for both kids and adults. You can consider this as the “best Tom Hanks Kids movies of all time”
If you want a reason to watch this film I would say that just watch the 1st 10mins of it. You can find the reason by yourself. The way Steven Spielberg directed this film is just out of this world. He definitely deserves that OSCAR as the best director. Tom Hanks is just amazing. That man can really embodies that character. In some scenes the way he shows his vulnerability. Is just outstanding.
The Cinematography, Production Design, Costume, Make-up, Editing is too perfect and overall watch this bloody jaw dropping horrific war film if you haven’t watched it yet. This is one of the best Tom Hanks Movies to watch right now.
Making Lone Survivor film isn’t easy. It can easily backfires if you do even some tiny mistakes but Cast Away is like classic in those kind of films of films. Both screenplay and acting in this film are just mind-blowing. Screenplay in Cast Away is emotional, captivating, thrilling at times.
A man who follows time very strictly is a remote island alone where he can’t know what is time and that man gets an emotional bonding with the ball doing this kind of stuff is utterly difficult and you need a extremely talented actor to get empathetic with that character. Indescribable. Both his physical and mental transformation in this film is just phenomenal. Overall a very emotional, uplifting film that you should watch if you haven’t.
This film just amazing. Before watching this film I don’t even know what to expect from this film. I don’t even know what is the plot of the film. Just watched very randomly and this film blew my mind. Tom Hanks is just lit in this film. With his brilliant performance he made this film even more enjoyable. He is the supporting actor in this film but he is the one that shines like no other one this film.
He is the best part of this film. Not only Tom Hanks the script and direction are very good in this film. It is simple, grounded and heart warming film. One of the most overlooked in 2019. It deserves some attention. Overall watch it without any kind of expectations you will be surprised on how good this film is. It is one of the “Best New Tom Hanks Movies”
This is an extremely fun filled film. This film got an Oscar Nomination for Ton Hanks performance. He literally perfect in this role. A big man with kid mind is extremely difficult for an actor to perform because he has to both adult and also kid at the same time and Tom Hanks pulled it off pretty easily. His performance is the best part of this film. Even the script of this film is extremely funny and heartfelt.
The characters are good the writing is great direction is good. The overall message that it is trying to deliver is done in a perfect way. Premise seems like that it is only a kid film nothing more than that but you will love it no matter what is your age. Overall a great watch if you haven’t watched it yet
May be the most overlooked film in Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks combination. This film is completely bullied by IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic. It is a great film but I do not why but critics hated it. It got some attention from cinephiles but it deserves more attention. It is completely emotionally captivating film. This film is inspired from a real life incident where a man lived in the terminal for some days.
Tom Hanks as always gave a extraordinary performance. He completely engaged us to the screen. The character that he is playing is naive and very vulnerable and he conveyed all those feelings through his performance. The script is itself soo uplifting. It brings hopefully attitude in us. Steven Spielberg direction is great. Overall watch this very uplifting and funny film if you haven’t watched it yet
So many people states it as the most depressing film ever. This film truly a very depressing film. Frank Darabont again succeeding in adapting Steven King’s story perfectly. This film transprts you into the prison that main characters are in. Which is only possible if the writing and direction are good and without a doubt this film has an extraordinary direction and very engaging and emotional script.
If you don’t like films with 3hrs length just watch this film you don’t even know that how your 3hrs are gone. May be the best compliment that I can give it to this film. Tom Hanks is extraordinary in his role. Michael Clarke Duncan man that man stole the show even when Tom Hanks is on the screen. Overall watch this sad masterpiece if you haven’t watched it yet.
This film is just goddamn thrilling. This film truly injects you the thrill feeling. Every every engaging and breathtaking. Paul Greengrass who is the only filmmaker at least I guess who knows how to use the Shaky Cam and he masterfully used that camera effect to enhance the thrilling factor in the film. The script of the film is freaking awesome.
You can enhance the thrill factor through the direction but script the primary factor which brings thrill. So yeah the script is very thrilling. Tom Hanks is brilliant he perfectly portrayed that Captain Phillips character the surprise is Barkhad Abdi performance he perfect for that role. Overall watch this edge of the seat thriller and real life story if you haven’t. You can consider this as one of the “Best New Tom Hanks Movies of 21st Century“