These five performances would be enough to catapult any actor into “greatest ever” status, but Hanks’ resume is full of terrific performances that weren't nominated for Academy Awards. His turns in dramas such as Apollo 13, The Green Mile, Catch Me if You Can, and Road to Perdition (among others) are just as deserving to have a spot on our list.
If his films this year are any indication, Hanks still has plenty left in the tank. Not only is he earning rave reviews for Captain Phillips, he also has Saving Mr. Banks due in December.
Of course, our list is not meant to be all-inclusive, so be sure to share your favorite Tom Hanks performances in the comments section below.
Captain Phillips is in theaters October 11, 2013.
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