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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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Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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2,356 259
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Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

2,224 282
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The Green Mile Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sam Rockwell

2,119 395
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Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

1,728 254
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Apollo 13 Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

1,780 249
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Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

1,422 333
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Catch Me If You Can Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Jennifer Garner

1,650 219
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Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

1,287 377
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Philadelphia Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Julius Erving

1,380 250
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A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

1,234 291
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Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

877 368
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Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

1,046 383
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The Terminal Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks, Zoe Saldana

1,104 254
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Captain Phillips Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini

1,109 220
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Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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1,100 198
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Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen

894 243
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Splash Tom Hanks, John Candy, Daryl Hannah

1,042 297
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Turner & Hooch Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham

1,089 384
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The Da Vinci Code Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Audrey Tautou

1,112 266
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You've Got Mail Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sara Ramirez

550 310
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Charlie Wilson's War Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

911 298
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The Polar Express Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm

643 198
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Saving Mr. Banks Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson

726 366
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Angels & Demons Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Stellan SkarsgÄrd

652 305
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The 'Burbs Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman

821 263
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The Money Pit Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Joe Mantegna

587 244
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That Thing You Do! Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks, Liv Tyler

452 98
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Bridge of Spies Tom Hanks, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan

492 226
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442 267
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Joe Versus the Volcano Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Carol Kane

333 311
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Larry Crowne Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston

594 230
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Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

429 212
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Dragnet Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Plummer

343 47
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Sully Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

302 365
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The Ladykillers Tom Hanks, J.K. Simmons, Bruce Campbell

258 374
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Cloud Atlas Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon

267 244
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Volunteers Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson

299 246
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The Man with One Red Shoe Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Jim Belushi

250 189
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, John Goodman

180 211
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Punchline Tom Hanks, Sally Field, John Goodman

114 72
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Inferno Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster

160 244
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The Bonfire of the Vanities Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis

170 203
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Nothing in Common Tom Hanks, Sela Ward, Jackie Gleason

52 69
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A Hologram for the King Tom Skerritt, Sarita Choudhury

29 63
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Ithaca Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sam Shepard

70 154
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The Great Buck Howard Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt, Jon Stewart

123 204
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Every Time We Say Goodbye Tom Hanks, Alon Abutbul, Gila Almagor

117 224
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Mazes and Monsters Tom Hanks, Anne Francis, Vera Miles