Forrest Gump (1994)

Tom Hanks won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Forrest Gump in this iconic film directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Directed by Steven Spielberg, this war drama stars Tom Hanks as Captain John Miller leading a mission to find and bring home a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

Cast Away (2000)

In this survival drama directed by Robert Zemeckis, Tom Hanks plays Chuck Noland, a FedEx executive stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash.

Toy Story series

Tom Hanks provides the voice for Woody, the cowboy doll, in Pixar's animated Toy Story series. The movies have been widely praised for their storytelling and animation.

The Green Mile (1999)

Based on Stephen King's novel and directed by Frank Darabont, this drama features Tom Hanks as Paul Edgecomb, a corrections officer overseeing death row during the Great Depression.