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The Best Colin Hanks Movies

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List of the best Colin Hanks movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Colin 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 Colin Hanks movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Colin Hanks movies will be at the top of the list. Colin Hanks has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Colin Hanks movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Colin Hanks films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list includes Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D, Get Over It and more films.

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    That Thing You Do!

    Charlize Theron, Tom Hanks

    Released1996

    Directed byTom Hanks

    That Thing You Do! is a 1996 American musical comedy drama film written, directed by, and co-starring Tom Hanks. Set in the summer of 1964, the movie tells the story of the quick rise and fall of a...  more

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    Orange County

    Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller

    Released2002

    Directed byJake Kasdan

    Orange County is a 2002 American comedy film starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black. It was released on January 11, 2002. The movie was distributed by Paramount Pictures and produced by MTV Films and...  more

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    W.

    Elizabeth Banks, Thandie Newton

    Released2008

    Directed byOliver Stone

    W. is a 2008 American biographical drama film loosely based on the life and presidency of George W. Bush. It was produced and directed by Oliver Stone, written by Stanley Weiser, and stars Josh...  more

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    The House Bunny

    Emma Stone, Kat Dennings

    Released2008

    Directed byFred Wolf

    The House Bunny is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Fred Wolf, written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah Lutz, and starring Anna Faris as a former Playboy bunny who signs up to be the "house...  more

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    Get Over It

    Mila Kunis, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2001

    Directed byTommy O'Haver

    Get Over It is a 2001 American teen comedy loosely based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream about a high school senior who desperately tries to win back his ex-girlfriend by joining...  more

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    11:14

    Hilary Swank, Patrick Swayze

    Released2003

    Directed byGreg Marcks

    11:14 is a 2003 American indie thriller. The film was edited in a way that the various scenes of the movie end exactly at 11:14 PM....  more
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    Released2006

    Directed byLiam Lynch

    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock duo Tenacious D. Written, produced by and starring Tenacious D members Jack Black and Kyle Gass, it is...  more
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    RX

    Alan Tudyk, Eric Balfour

    Released2005

    Directed byAriel Vromen

    RX is a 2005 thriller film written by Ariel Vromen, Morgan Land and directed by Ariel Vromen....
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    The Great Buck Howard

    Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

    Released2008

    Directed bySean McGinly

    The Great Buck Howard is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by Sean McGinly that stars Colin Hanks and John Malkovich. Tom Hanks also appears as the father of his real-life son's character....  more

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    Untraceable

    Diane Lane, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

    Released2008

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

    Within the FBI, there exists a division dedicated to investigating and prosecuting criminals on the internet. Welcome to the front lines of the war on cybercrime, where Special Agent Jennifer Marsh...  more
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    My Mom's New Boyfriend

    Meg Ryan, Antonio Banderas

    Released2008

    Directed byGeorge Gallo

    My Mom's New Boyfriend is a 2008 romantic comedy film starring Colin Hanks, Antonio Banderas, Selma Blair, and Meg Ryan. It is rated PG-13 for "sexual content, language, some violence and drug...  more
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    Whatever It Takes

    James Franco, Nick Cannon

    Released2000

    Directed byDavid Raynr

    Whatever It Takes is a teen comedy starring Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, and James Franco. It was first released in America on 31 March 2000. The film is based on the play Cyrano de...  more
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    Lucky

    Ann-Margret, Mimi Rogers

    Released2011

    Directed byGil Cates Jr., Avie Luthra

    Lucky is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Avie Luthra....  more
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    Barry Munday

    Carmen Electra, Cybill Shepherd

    Released2010

    Directed byChris D'Arienzo

    Barry Munday is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Chris D'Arienzo; it is based on the novel Life is a Strange Place by Frank Turner Hollon. The film stars Patrick Wilson as the titular...  more
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    Careless

    Tony Shalhoub, David Koechner

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Spears

    Careless is a 2007 comedy mystery film written by Eric Laster and directed by Peter Spears....
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    Alone with Her

    Ana Claudia Talancón, Colin Hanks

    Released2007

    Directed byEric Nicholas

    Alone with Her is a 2006 American suspense film directed by Eric Nicholas about a tech-savvy stalker who uses spy cameras to force his way into the life of a young woman. The film tells the story...  more
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    Released2005

    Directed byMark Cowen

    Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D is a 2005 IMAX 3D documentary film about the first humans on the Moon, the twelve astronauts in the Apollo program. It is co-written, produced and...  more

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    Standing Still

    Amy Adams, Mena Suvari

    Released2005

    Directed byMatthew Cole Weiss

    Standing Still is a 2005 romantic comedy film written by Matthew Perniciaro and Timm Sharp, directed by Matthew Cole Weiss....  more
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    High School

    Adrien Brody, Michael Chiklis

    Released2010

    Directed byJohn Stalberg Jr.

    "So it’s the end of the school year, and smarmy Principal Gordon (Michael Chiklis) has suddenly instituted a zero-tolerance crusade against his nemesis, the reviled marijuana. A mandatory drug test...  more
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    King Kong

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    King Kong is a 2005 epic monster film and remake of the 1933 film of the same name. Directed, co-written, and produced by Peter Jackson, it stars Naomi Watts as Ann Darrow, Jack Black as Carl Denham,...  more

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    The Guilt Trip

    Barbra Streisand, Yvonne Strahovski

    Released2012

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    The Guilt Trip is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Anne Fletcher from a screenplay written by Dan Fogelman, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen, who both also served as executive...  more

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