A great actor but modest as attitude with an exceptional career. I saw the most of his movies and I can say one thing, whether comedy or drama, all the movies in which Hanks played had a high level of realism regardless of circumstances. Not many actors have this gift to translate the viewer into the story. Thomas Jeffrey “Tom” Hanks (born on July 09, 1956).
Big is the story of Josh Baskin who is lovesick for a beautiful classmate, Cynthia Benson, but unfortunately his love is not shared. During the carnival, Josh discovers a “machine of desire” and his most burning desire, is that of being big, get voice and comes in to the mysterious machine. Josh discovers that his desire was fulfilled.
An FBI agent detects and captures a young artistic of scams, which posed as a pilot, doctor, assistant, general attorney and professor of history, having grossed more than 2.5 million dollars in checks without coverage in 26 states. Catch Me If You Can received an Oscar nomination, and had starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.
I am wondering if there are children who don’t believe in Santa Claus? Behold that our hero does not believe. While his sister is looking forward to gifts, the boy is sitting quietly in bed, waiting for the arrival of Santa himself to be convinced once and for all that he exists. At five to twelve, a train, Polar Express, stops in front of his house, a train that will get him to the North Pole where Santa lives. On the train, the boy meets other children eager for adventure and will learn during this trip some essentials about life: to always rely on family, to trust in friends, to have courage and to impose his opinions.
While World War II was underway, one of the few men which were not captured, Jimmy Dugan, a little mischievous, but with a big heart and enthusiasm, puts up a baseball team made up only of women, assuming the ungrateful job of manager. In American League history, there were also teams really feminine and still exist today. It is an excellent comedy.
06. The Money Pit
Tom Hanks excelled in romantic comedies before to prove his full talent in drama as well as those who brought him the two Academy Awards: “Forrest Gump” and “Philadelphia”. His partner, Shelley Long, came to filming of this comedy just at a few weeks after her first child was born. The little Juliana was present throughout the filming.
After it became known that all three brothers of Ryan soldier were killed in war, the government tries to locate and send it home. The problem is that it is not known whether or not it is alive behind enemy lines. Saving Private Ryan won five Academy Awards. It is one of the most important films played by Tom Hanks.
A good movie that I liked very much and sincerely hope to see more opinions on here. Although it has a slow and difficult is compensated very well with great physical and emotional load, with tension from one end to another very well enhanced by the soundtrack, an outstanding film and a very well directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Revolutionary Road). The cast was full of big names and with performance on measure.
03. Cast Away
Cast Away underscore that no matter how many obstacles arise in our way we will find solutions to deal with them. This story is not so much about the man’s physical survival but rather about survival spirit and also an illustration of the idea that this survival is not very difficult. Cast Away was nominated for two Oscars.
02. The Green Mile
The winner of two Oscars, Tom Hanks plays the role of Paul Edgecomb, the chief guardian which relates through flashback a mystical story from the days when he worked in Cold Mountain Penitentiary and has supervised a group of criminals sentenced to death on the electric chair. “The Green Mile” is the adaptation on the big-screen of the famous novel, published in 1996. Stephen King is the master of the modern horror. The Green Mile it is probably the peak of his creation. The symbology of The Green Mile is beyond any limits.
01. Forrest Gump
A movie about a man with a low degree of intelligence which, despite his disability has accomplished many great things throughout his life. He struggled to overcome his defects. Has married with his only love, Jennie, who died after she was born him a son. Now he must take care to ensure that the little will live a normal life. “Forrest Gump” is a great drama.