Search results for "Tom Hanks"


The Wonders (1996) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2014

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Liv Tyler  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Steve Zahn

Larry Crowne (2011) RT 36% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Nov 2011

When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Julia Roberts  •  Bryan Cranston  •  Cedric the Entertainer

The Polar Express (2004) RT 55% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2005

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Michael Jeter  •  Chris Coppola  •  Eddie Deezen

Saving Mr. Banks (2013) RT 78% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

The Pixar Story (2007) RT 86% / Audience 92%

A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  John Lasseter  •  Brad Bird  •  John Musker

Cloud Atlas (2012) RT 66% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 2013

A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski  •  Tom Tykwer
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Halle Berry  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Hugo Weaving

The Green Mile (1999) RT 80% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2000

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cell block's head ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Michael Clarke Duncan  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  David Morse

Forrest Gump (1994) RT 72% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Aug 2001

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Sally Field  •  Robin Wright  •  Mykelti Williamson

Captain Phillips (2013) RT 93% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jan 2014

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Catherine Keener  •  Max Martini  •  Chris Mulkey

The Terminal (2004) RT 61% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Stanley Tucci  •  Chi McBride




Saving Private Ryan (1998) RT 92% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Nov 1999

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Dennis Farina  •  Max Martini

Catch Me If You Can (2002) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2003

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Walken  •  Martin Sheen

A League of Their Own (1992) RT 77% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 1997

As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Geena Davis  •  Madonna  •  Lori Petty

Angels and Demons (2009)

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Ayelet Zurer  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Apollo 13 (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2004

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Bill Paxton  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Gary Sinise

Bachelor Party (1984) RT 52% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Dec 2001

This outrageously funny look at one man's final moments of bachelorhood stars Tom Hanks as Rick, reluctant recipient of a bachelor bash given by a group of friends who view ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tawny Kitaen  •  Adrian Zmed  •  George Grizzard

Big (1988) RT 97% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 2001

A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Robert Loggia  •  John Heard

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Cast Away (2000) RT 90% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Helen Hunt  •  Chris Noth  •  Paul Sanchez

Dragnet (1987) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: May 1991

LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Tom Mankiewicz
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Harry Morgan