Article: Top 10 Tom Hanks Movies

10.The Terminal

An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. A cute and a well intention film that is really funny and the villain is absolutely hilarious, Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta Jones and Stanley Tucci are fantastic in this simply feel-good film that superbly crafted with funny one liner, with a fantastic soundtrack in this festive/ holiday film that is so endearing.

9.News Of The World

A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home. With stunning scenery and it sort of like a road movie but it is definitely a western film, the right chemistry with the two main lead that made this film utterly believable and really compelling at the same time.

8.Apollo 13

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. It might be rather dated now but this is still a really good film overall, it also based on a true story and overall this film is really exciting and really tense. With good visual and a brilliant story and that is the key to this film which is highly successful.

7.A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood

Tom Junod is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his scepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America’s most beloved neighbour. Surprisingly a really good film as I wasn’t keen at first but when I think about it a bit more, I actually enjoyed it as it is so different but in a good way, All the casting is spot on in this entertaining film.

6.Road To Perdition

A mob enforcer’s son witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge. Period piece film that is superbly made and really realistic, the supporting cast is just perfect and the acting in whole is fantastic in a fascinating film that certainly drawn you in from start to finish, it is so engrossing and this is so watchable.

5.Sully: Miracle On The Hudson

The story of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew. Definitely one of the best Clint Eastwood film that he directed and he made the film gripping, intelligent and smart, it is a character driven type of film and with a superb cast and this is so engrossing to watch and it is totally unpredictable, the pacing is just right and once you watch it you will enjoyed it.

4.Captain Phillips

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S. – flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Utterly compelling and generally claustrophobic it also sheer unpredictable, in this gripping film that this is a low-key film which work really well. it also very entertaining and you will be hooked from start to finish.

3.Toy Story (1995 – 2019)

Toy Story is about the ‘secret life of toys’ when people are not around and all the toys going on numerous adventures and meet eccentric people along their way. Family film, which is totally uplifting in this ultimate feel-good film, it is enchanting with a beautiful story that will capture people heart and their imagination.

2.Bridge Of Spies

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured America U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. Magnificent and really powerful film with superb acting and the chemistry is right between Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance, the look of the film is truly epic and really engrossing that will drawn you in automatically, the pacing is just right and made this film so convincing and it by Steven Spielberg and everyone really like him.

1.The Polar Express

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Just because this might be rather controversial as my number one film, but it is the very first film of being all – digital capture film, where all acted parts were done in digital capture. It is definitely not American schmalz whatsoever and it just right, it also won some awards in a beautiful and timeless film where the visual is just wowed, it is a perfect family film which is suitable for all ages.

One thought on “Article: Top 10 Tom Hanks Movies

  1. A great selection Mark. I agree with all of them, but I would find it difficult to leave out Philadelphia and Big.


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