8 films that made Tom Hanks great

Shramana Kar

Tom Hanks, the iconic actor

Tom Hanks is one of the most iconic actors in Hollywood. He is best known for his comedy and dramatic roles. He's a global star and culture icon.

Tom Hanks' filmography

Tom Hanks has an impressive filmography, with his films raking in over $9.96 billion worldwide. Here are some of his popular and award-winning movies.

Forrest Gump (Netflix)

The Oscar-winning film is about a young man, with low IQ, reminiscing his life, unwittingly witnessing historical events, all the while searching for his long-lost love, Jenny.

Big (Hotstar)

The Golden Globe-winning film is about a teenage boy using a fortune-telling machine to make a wish and wakes up the next morning to find himself suddenly grown up as an adult.

Sleepless in Seattle (Prime Video)

Jonah, an 8-year-old boy, urges his grieving father Sam to call a radio talk show in search of a new companion to help him cope with the loss of his mother.

Philadelphia (SonyLIV)

The Oscar-winning film is about a young lawyer, who is HIV positive, hiding his sexuality from his firm. After getting fired, he hires a homophobic attorney to take up his case.

Apollo 13 (Prime Video)

The film is about three astronauts—Lovell, Haise and Swigert — facing a desperate fight for survival after their spacecraft gets damaged, and NASA is racing against time to rescue them.

Saving Private Ryan (Prime Video)

The Oscar-winning war drama is about a captain named Miller who is tasked with finding Private Ryan, the last surviving brother of four, amid the chaos of the Normandy invasion.

Inferno (Netflix)

A young man named Robert Langdon, who is suffering from amnesia, joins Dr. Sienna Brooks to thwart a sinister plot by an insane scientist and discover the mysteries of his past.

The Green Mile (Netflix)

Prison guard Paul Edgecomb’s life is forever changed when he comes across inmate John Coffey, a man wrongly accused of murder, who possesses an extraordinary healing gift.