Best Tom Hanks Movies Films
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Best Tom Hanks Movies

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List of the best Tom Hanks movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tom Hanks made his feature film debut in Ron Howard's Splash in 1984, and these two continued to collaborate ever since. Tom Hanks's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Tom Hanks movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tom Hanks movies will be at the top of the list. Tom Hanks has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tom Hanks movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tom Hanks films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Tom Hanks role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Tom Hanks performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list includes Forrest Gump, Toy Story and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tom Hanks movies?" and "What are the greatest Tom Hanks roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Tom Hanks' romantic side, you might also enjoy our list of best Meg Ryan movies and best Julia Roberts movies.


Tom Hanks is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian De Palma. Is Tom Hanks your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Tim Allen and Morgan Freeman films lists too.


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    Haley Joel Osment, Gary Sinise, Bobby Richardson

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  2. 2
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    Matt Damon, Ted Danson, Tom Sizemore

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    Patricia Clarkson, Gary Sinise, Michael Clarke Duncan

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Frederick W. Smith

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    Ed Harris, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise

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    Christopher Walken, Ellen Pompeo, Elizabeth Banks

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    Jon Lovitz, Robert Loggia, John Heard

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    Mary Steenburgen, Ann Dowd, Bradley Whitford

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    Don Rickles, Tim Allen, Jim Varney

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    Benny Golson, Stanley Tucci, Diego Luna

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stanley Tucci, Anthony LaPaglia

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    Craig T. Nelson, Tom Hanks, J. C. Quinn

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    Paul Bettany, Charlie Rose, Dan Brown

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    Jon Lovitz, Garry Marshall, David Strathairn

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    Dana Ivey, Stephen Mellor, Calvin Trillin

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    Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Mark Holden

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    Don Rickles, Tim Allen, Michael Keaton

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Emily Blunt, Om Puri

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    Don Rickles, Tim Allen, Jim Varney

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    Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Tom Hanks

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    Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson

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    Richard B. Shull, Eugene Levy, Howard Morris

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    Nona Gaye, Josh Hutchersonm, Tom Hanks

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    Joe Mantegna, Shelley Long, Brian Backer

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    Jean Stapleton, Dabney Coleman, Greg Kinnear

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    Chris Isaak, Charlize Theron, Liv Tyler

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    Marlon Wayans, Ryan Hurst, Tom Hanks

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    Cedric the Entertainer, Nia Vardalos, Rita Wilson

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    Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent

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    Tracy Smith, Tom Hanks, Adrian Zmed

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    George Carlin, Tim Allen, Billy Crystal

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    Emma Thompson, Rachel Griffiths, Jason Schwartzman

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    George Plimpton, Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks

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    Elizabeth Ashley, Harry Morgan, Dabney Coleman

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    Robert Stack, Carol Kane, Amanda Plummer

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    Carrie Fisher, David Ogden Stiers, Dabney Coleman

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    Abraham Murphy, George Plimpton, Kim Cattrall

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    Anne Francis, Tom Hanks, Susan Strasberg

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    Kelly Ripa, John Malkovich, Martha Stewart

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    Nia Vardalos, Bruce Gray, Jayne Eastwood

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    John Goodman, Jeffrey Wright, Sandra Bullock

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    Jackie Gleason, Sela Ward, Héctor Elizondo

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    Candace Cameron-Bure, John Goodman, Paul Mazursky

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    Tom Hanks, Cristina Marsillach, Moni Moshonov

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    about to drop off
    Don Scardino, Dana Barron, Tom Hanks

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