Tom Hanks' 20 Most Memorable Movie Characters

"Reach for the sky," and remember "there's no crying in baseball," as we countdown "News of the World" star Tom Hanks' most memorable movie characters.

Matt Lissauer

By Matt Lissauer

Tom Hanks in "News of the World."

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As Tom Hanks re-teams with his "Captain Phillips" director Paul Greengrass for a stark and gritty Western in 2020's "News of the World," we run down the 20 most memorable movie characters from Hanks' career.

Tom Hanks, Bradford Bancroft in "Bachelor Party."
Tom Hanks in "Cloud Atlas."
Audrey Tautou, Tom Hanks in "The Da Vinci Code."
Tom Hanks and Hooch in "Turner & Hooch."
Tom Hanks in "The Terminal."
Tom Hanks in "The Green Mile."
Tom Hanks in "Splash."
Tyler Hoechlin, Tom Hanks in "Road to Perdition."
Tom Hanks in "Sully."
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail."
Tom Hanks in "That Thing You Do!"
Tom Hanks, Frank John Hughes, Brian Howe in "Catch Me If You Can."
Tom Hanks in "Cast Away."
Robert Loggia, Tom Hanks in "Big."
Bitty Schram and Tom Hanks in "A League of Their Own."
Tom Hanks in "Apollo 13."
Woody (voice: Tom Hanks) in key art for "Toy Story 4."
Tom Hanks in "Forrest Gump."
Tom Hanks in "Philadelphia."
Tom Hanks in "Saving Private Ryan."

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Matt Lissauer

Matt Lissauer

Matt Lissauer is a writer & data manager for Noovie. When he is not busy writing listicles, Matt is enjoying life in New Jersey with his lovely wife and three kids.

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