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18 Of The Best Tom Hanks Movies Available To Stream Right Now

18 Of The Best Tom Hanks Movies Available To Stream Right Now
The Terminal

Year: 2004

Plot: After arriving at New York's JFK airport, Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks) gets unwittingly caught in bureaucratic glitches that make it impossible for him to return to his home country or enter the U.S. Now, caught up in the richly complex and amusing world inside the airport, Viktor makes friends, gets a job and finds romance.

Rating: 7.4 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Netflix

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Inferno

Year: 2016

Plot: An adaptation of the Dan Brown book. It finds Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.

Rating: 6.2 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Netflix

Angels and Demons
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Year: 2009

Plot: An adaptation of the Dan Brown book. Robert Langdon follows ancient clues on a hunt through Rome to find the four Cardinals kidnapped by the secret society, the Illuminati.

Rating: 6.7 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Netflix

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The Post

Year: 2017

Plot: Directed by Steven Spielberg also starring Meryl Streep, this a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents.

Rating: 7.2 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Netflix

The Circle
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Year: 2017

Plot: A woman lands a job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, where she becomes involved with a mysterious man.

Rating: 5.3 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Netflix

The Money Pit

Year: 1986

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Plot: After being evicted from their Manhattan apartment, a couple buy what looks like the home of their dreams - only to find themselves saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare.

Rating: 6.4 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Netflix

Larry Crowne
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Year: 2011

Plot: After losing his job, Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) returns to college with the aim of reinventing himself.

Rating: 6.1 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: Amazon Prime

Splash

Year: 1984

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Plot: Allen Bauer (Tom Hanks) is reunited with a mermaid (Daryl Hannah) who saved him from drowning as a boy. He falls in love with her, not knowing who or what she is.

Rating: 6.2 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

Big
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Year: 1988

Plot: After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

Rating: 7.3 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

A League Of Their Own

Year: 1992

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Plot: Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

Rating: 7.3 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

Philadelphia

Year: 1993

Plot: When lawyer Andy Beckett (Tom Hanks) is fired by a law firm after contracting HIV, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer (Denzel Washington) to sue the company for wrongful dismissal.

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Rating: 7.7 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

Forrest Gump

Year: 1994

Plot: Hanks plays Forrest Gump, a man with an IQ of 75, whose charmed life plays out amid the presidencies of JFK, Lyndon B Johnson, the Vietnam war and more.

Rating: 8.8 (IMDB)

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Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

Apollo 13

Year: 1995

Plot: Hanks plays Jim Lovell, a member of the Apollo 13 crew whose craft suffers damage in space. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Rating: 7.6 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

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Saving Private Ryan

Year: 1998

Plot: During World War II Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat.

Rating: 8.6 (IMDB)

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Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

The Green Mile

Year: 1999

Plot: The lives of guards on death row are affected by a man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Rating: 8.6 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

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Cast Away

Year: 2000

Plot: A FedEx worker (Tom Hanks) becomes stranded on a desert island after a plane on which he is a passenger crashes into the ocean.

Rating: 7.8 (IMDB)

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Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

Catch Me If You Can

Year: 2002

Plot: Inspired by the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr (Leonardo Di Caprio) a con-artist. Hanks plays Carl Hanratty, the FBI agent tasked with catching him.

Rating: 8.1 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

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Captain Phillips

Year: 2013

Plot: Hanks plays the captain of US container ship Maersk Alabama, which is hijacked by Somali pirates.

Rating: 7.8 (IMDB)

Where to watch it: YouTube Movies

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