silly All the Ranker Lists Tom Hanks Is Number 1 On  

Amy Boal
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List Rules Vote up the number one rankings Sir Tom Hanks, American Hero and Protector of the Realm, most deserves.

Everyone loves Tom Hanks, right? Right. The star of all the best movies on earth is a real cool dude and has been making audiences smile for years. How can we prove all this? Hanks is ranked #1 on more Ranker lists than any other person. Coming in at #1 43 times is no easy feat, but Thomas Jeffrey Hanks has done it.

Each list you see below features Hanksy in the number one spot. To see each list in full (and see who he beat out), click away and cast a few votes of your own.

Which of these top spots is Hanks most deserving of? What sorts of accolades has he earned here on Ranker dot com? Take a peek and upvote the lists you are happy to see him topping, and vote down the lists you think show this is all a little bit out of control.

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86 2

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83 2

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48 2

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48 2

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44 2

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44 2

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42 2

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The Best Actors with More Than One Oscar Hanks has two, one each for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.

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38 2
The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role For both Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.

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38 2

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25 1

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39 3

Which Young Actor Is The Next Tom Hanks?

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30 2

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30 2

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12 0
The Most Memorable Oscar Moments of All Time For his 1994 acceptance speech for Philadelphia, in which he accidentally outed his high school drama teacher.

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33 3

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12 1

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The Best Animated Voiceover Performances For his role as Woody in Toy Story

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11 1
The Best Voiceover Performances in Film For his role as Woody in Toy Story.

The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

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11 1
The Greatest Oscar Acceptance Speeches of All Time For his 1995 speech accepting Best Actor in a Leading Role for Forrest Gump.

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10 2

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12 4

The Greatest Characters Played by Tom Hanks, Ranked

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8 1
The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths "Dies after being marooned on an island.

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8 1
When Did the Globes Get It Right and Oscars Get It Wrong? For his role as Chuck in Castaway (Hanks won the Golden Globe, but the Oscar went to Russell Crowe for Gladiator).

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9 2
Movie Stars' Very First Tweets His said "Testing... testing... Is this thing on?" and was posted on January 11, 2010.

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9 2

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7 1
The Most Surprising Quirks of the Rich and Famous For his collection of typewriters.

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10 4

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6 1
Oscar-Nominated Actors Who Also Played Comic Book Characters For his role as Michael Sullivan in Road to Perdition.

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Hilarious Photos Of Actors Looking Ridiculous In Performance Capture For a behind the scenes photo from The Polar Express.

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5 1
On-Set Pranks That Prove Hollywood Actors Have Fun For his knitting prank on Julia Roberts while filming Larry Crowne.

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5 1