Tom Hanks

Biography: Born in California, Tom Hanks grew up in what he calls a 'fractured' family. His parents were pioneers in the development of marriage dissolution law in that state, and Tom moved around a lot, living with a succession of step-families. No problems, no abuse, no alcoholism, just a confused childhood. He had no acting experience in college, and in fact credits the fact that he couldn't get cast in a college play with actually starting his career - he went downtown, auditioned for a community theater play, was invited by the director of that play to go to Cleveland, and there his acting career started. He met his second wife, actress Rita Wilson on the set of the movie Volunteers (1985) - they have two children and Tom has another son and daughter by his first wife. In 1996 he made his first step behind the camera, directing as well as starring and writing the film That Thing You Do! (1996).

Tom Hanks' Scores

Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 92 Toy Story
Lowest Metascore: 34 My Life in Ruins
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 40
  2. Negative: 2 out of 40
40 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
92 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Woody 9.1
85 Neil Young: Heart of Gold Feb 10, 2006 Producer 9.0
92 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Woody 9.0
82 Forrest Gump Jul 6, 1994 Forrest Gump 9.0
90 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Capt. John H. Miller 8.9
61 The Green Mile Dec 10, 1999 Paul Edgecomb 8.8
88 Toy Story 2 Nov 24, 1999 Woody 8.6
83 Captain Phillips Oct 11, 2013 Captain Richard Phillips / Captain Richard Phillips 8.2
62 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Producer 8.1
77 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Jim Lovell 8.1
76 Catch Me If You Can Dec 25, 2002 Carl Hanratty 8.1
66 Philadelphia Dec 23, 1993 Andrew Beckett 8.1
55 Cloud Atlas Oct 26, 2012 Dr. Henry Goose / Dr. Henry Goose/Hotel Manager/Isaac Sachs/Dermot Hoggins/Cavendish Look-A-Like Actor/Zachry / Dr. Henry Goose/Isaac Sachs/Dermot 'Duster' Hoggins/Valleysman Zachry / Dr. Henry Goose/Isaac Sachs/Dermot 'Duster' Hoggins/Valleysman Zachry/Hotel Manager/Cavendish Double 8.1
71 That Thing You Do! Oct 4, 1996 Director / Written By / Mr. White 8.0
72 Big Jun 3, 1988 Josh Baskin 7.8
65 Saving Mr. Banks Dec 13, 2013 Walt Disney / Walt Disney 7.7
69 Starter for 10 Feb 23, 2007 Producer 7.6
73 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Producer / Chuck Noland 7.6
72 Road to Perdition Jul 12, 2002 Michael Sullivan 7.5
57 Rise of the Guardians Nov 21, 2012 Producer 7.5
44 Connie and Carla Apr 16, 2004 Producer 7.3
63 The Great Buck Howard Mar 20, 2009 Producer / Mr. Gable 7.2
61 The Polar Express Nov 10, 2004 Executive Producer / Hero Boy/Father/Conductor/Hobo/Scrooge/Santa Claus 7.2
51 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Executive Producer 7.1
55 The Terminal Jun 18, 2004 Viktor Navorski 7.1
71 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Sep 23, 2005 Producer / Written By / Narrator 7.0
69 Charlie Wilson's War Dec 21, 2007 Producer / Charlie Wilson 7.0
57 You've Got Mail Dec 18, 1998 Joe Fox 7.0
72 Sleepless in Seattle Jun 25, 1993 Sam Baldwin 7.0
34 My Life in Ruins Jun 5, 2009 Executive Producer 6.7

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