Today I have one of my favourite Leonardo DiCaprio movies for. He starred in many great production but this one is funny, sad and has his perfect antagonist: Tom Hanks! What makes it even more interesting: It’s based on the real story of Frank Abagnale…
The teen-aged Frank Abagnale has a wonderful but when his loving family seems to fall apart he takes drastic measures. His father loses his job and soon after his parents get divorced. Frank runs away. You’d think a young boy would run out of money soon, but Frank is clever. He begins forging checks and poses as a PanAm pilot. And that’s only the beginning… Continue reading
While I was at the movies a few days ago, the trailer for a new Tom Hanks film came on. I caught myself thinking “It has Tom Hanks in the leading role, it has to be good!” After contemplating on that matter, I decided to honor this superb actor with his very own post!
So here are my favourite Tom Hanks movies! (Certainly not easy to choose)
#5 – Big:
This is one of Hanks’ earlier works and I guess not too many young people even know about it. In this film Tom Hanks plays a kid that gets trapped in the body of a 30-year-old man, after a fortune-teller machine granted him his wish to be big.
Big definitely needs to be among the top 5. It is cute, funny and simply heart-warming. And it of course features a very iconic movie scene!