Tom Hanks' hands

Written by evan on February 16, 2008 at 5:36 PM



Taken in 2002, outside of Grauman's Chinese Theater

Some Tom Hanks trivia

  • Dislocated his shoulder when he fell through a rotting floor in a building in Germany while scouting locations with Steven Spielberg for the HBO series "Band of Brothers"
  • Was asked to play the title role in Jerry Maguire 
  • Has another brother who is a professor at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, IL
  • Gained and later lost 50 lbs. for his role in Cast Away
  • Was considered for the role of Peter Banning (Peter Pan) in Hook
  • He is an environmental conservationist and often advocates and supports natural causes.
  • Sold popcorn and peanuts as a teenager at the Oakland Coliseum.

My Fav 5 Tom Hanks movies
  1. Saving Private Ryan
  2. Terminal
  3. The "burbs"
  4. Big
  5. Cast Away

I think Saving Private Ryan has one of the greatest movie endings of all time.

But some think is should have ended different. {Video Embed}


What's your fav Tom Hanks movie?

3 Responses to "Tom Hanks' hands"

Comment by Randy
February 16, 2008 at 9:28 PM #  

My favorite Hanks film was also Saving Private Ryan. That was a terrific film. I also have to say that Forrest Gump is my second favorite (of his movies.)

Comment by Jim Henry
February 19, 2008 at 1:59 PM #  

Love Hanks...he rarely makes a bad movie (Man with One Red Shoe being the exception) My top 5 would have to be:

5. Sleepless in Seattle
4. Castaway
3. Catch Me If You Can
2. The Terminal
1. Forrest Gump

Nathan
February 21, 2008 at 7:44 AM #  

Forrest Gump, what else...

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