The contribution of Tom Hanks to the world of cinema is immense. He has lead an extensive film career spanning more than three decades, that started from theater stage and reached the peak of Oscar stage. Not only he is an exceptional actor but also a very bankable star. He is among the top five actors in terms of the most amount of money made the box office.
One of the many actors to emerge out of television, his big break was in a Ron Howard comedy entitled Splash (1984), and he seemed to have a strong career ahead of him as a comedic actor. Earning an Academy Award nomination for his wonderful performance in Big (1988) it seemed his career path was carved out for him. But then he gave an edgy performance as a stand up comic in Punchline (1988) which startled critics into watching him closer and suddenly Tom Hanks was something very much more than a mere light comedic actor. After that there was no looking back for Hanks. He just kept giving one marvelous performance after another and became America’s most loved actor. With that said, here is the list of top Tom Hanks movies, selected from his vast filmography. You can watch some of these best Tom Hanks movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
12. SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE (1993)
‘Sleepless in Seattle’ is a proof that Tom Hanks can do romantic comedies as well as any other genre. He excels as a reluctant romantic and a very hands-on father. While the plot itself may be borderline ridiculous, Hanks makes sure that it always remains within the realms of believable.
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11. BRIDGE OF SPIES (2015)