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List of Playtone movies, listed alphabetically with film trailers when available. Playtone has produced some popular movies, so film buffs can use this list to find a few that they haven't already seen. This best Playtone movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by Playtone, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV Playtone movies.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including Big and Cast Away.

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Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

Released: 1988

Directed by: Penny Marshall

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Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

Released: 2000

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane accident ...more

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Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 American biographical comedy-drama film, recounting the true story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson who partnered with CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to launch ...more

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Stacy Keach, Frank Vincent, Mike Starr

Released: 2009

Directed by: Brian Caunter

Chicago Overcoat is a 2009 American gangster film. The script was written by Brian Caunter, John W. Bosher, Josh Staman, and Andrew Alex Dowd; Caunter also directed. The production filmed in ...more
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Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gil Kenan

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Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon

Released: 2012

Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Cloud Atlas is a 2012 science fiction film written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski. Adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by David Mitchell, the film has ...more

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Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston

Released: 2011

Directed by: Tom Hanks

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Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd

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Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone

Released: 2002

Directed by: Joel Zwick

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 Canadian-American romantic comedy film written by and starring Nia Vardalos and directed by Joel Zwick. The film is centered on Fotoula "Toula" ...more

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Richard Dreyfuss, Rita Wilson, Rachel Dratch

Released: 2008

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Released: 2006

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, James McAvoy

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tom Vaughan

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Matthew McConaughey, Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2008

Directed by: S.R. Bindler

Surfer, Dude is a 2008 American comedy film starring Matthew McConaughey in the title role directed by S.R. Bindler. Woody Harrelson claims the film is the most "non-work" he has ever ...more

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The Ant Bully Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

Released: 2006

Directed by: John A. Davis

The Ant Bully is a 2006 American computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy film written and directed by John A. Davis based on the 1999 children's book of the same name by John Nickle. The ...more
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Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt, Jon Stewart

Released: 2008

Directed by: Sean McGinly

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Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm

Released: 2004

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and ...more

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Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini

Released: 2009

Directed by: Spike Jonze

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