Tom Hanks' Top 10 Outstanding Acting Performances.

In Mike Nichols' final film, filled with energy and excitement, Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts play unexpected heroes who become embroiled in secret American missions against communist forces in Afghanistan. Philip Seymour Hoffman delivered an outstanding performance, capturing the spotlight, while the entire cast enjoyed their share of entertainment.

8. Charlie Wilson's War

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In Spielberg's sequel to "Lincoln," the focus on meticulous procedures remains just as captivating. However, unlike the previous film, which was dominated by an unmissable portrayal of the president, Tom Hanks, and the mesmerizing Mark Rylance share the screen, resulting in a delightful and compelling experience.

7. Bridge of Spies

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Following his mind-blowing debut with "American Beauty," Sam Mendes took a more cautious approach in this impeccably polished yet alluring gangster film. Here, Tom Hanks assumes the role of a trusted advisor to Paul Newman's Irish mob boss, creating a captivating dynamic.

6. Road to Perdition

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In this remarkable film, Tom Hanks delivers a standout performance, effortlessly commanding our attention even when sharing the screen with Leonardo DiCaprio's charismatic and cunning con man. DiCaprio's character's thrilling escapades have the potential to overshadow everyone else, but Hanks shines brightly, proving himself as a captivating presence amidst the chaos.

5. Catch Me If You Can

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According to THR's Todd McCarthy, the film is a dynamic tribute to the professionalism and being good at your job, expertly showcasing the physical and human elements of the intense safe landing of a crippled US Airways jet on the Hudson River.

4. SULLY

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Hanks' endearing qualities propelled him through eight prominent roles until he found a deserving showcase—a delightful film that revolves around a child who unexpectedly transforms into an adult.

3. BIG

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Ron Howard's masterpiece united Hanks, Bacon, and Paxton in a crippled spaceship destined for the moon. The real-life nail-biting ordeal that followed was as claustrophobic and tense as The Right Stuff was exhilarating and vast.

2. APOLLO 13

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Spielberg's widely praised war film brilliantly taps into Hanks' iconic status in American culture. However, it's not uncommon to harbor reservations about the glorification of the "greatest generation" that Saving Private Ryan brought forth.

1. SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

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