Who’d have thought that co-starring in a short lived sitcom about cross dressing friends would lead to Hollywood greatness! With five academy award nominations and a list of movies that have grossed over $8 billion worldwide, one of the most bankable stars in the history of cinema Tom Hanks has had quite the career. Back in the 90s he became the second actor ever to win back to back Best Acting Oscars for his roles in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump making him without a doubt the best actor of our generation.
T.Hanks to his rather long resume spanning almost four decades and his amazing talent, Tom has uttered some of the most iconic, inspiring and hilarious movie lines ever. T. Hanks for the movies Tom! As the superstar, legend and all round nice guy turns 60 we look back at his greatest movie quotes as picked by the team at 8ball.
T.Hanks for the movies Tom!
CAST AWAY: “WILSON!”
BIG: “Ok… but I get to be on top.”
TOY STORY: “The word I’m searching for I can’t say because there’s preschool toys present.”
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN: “Are you crying?! There’s no crying! There’s no crying in baseball!”
TURNER AND HOOCH: “These are the simple rules. No barking, no growling, you will not lift your leg to anything in this house. This is not your room. No slobbering, no chewing, you will wear a flea collar. This is not your room. No begging for food, no sniffing of crotches, and you will not drink from my toilet. This is not your room.”
APOLLO 13: “Houston we have a problem”
BACHELOR PARTY: “It’s time for spice, and the lucky spice is… paprika! “Oh thank you, thank you! You’ve made me the happiest spice in the world!””
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: “Well would you like to hear me tell a joke?”
FORREST GUMP: “I’m pretty tired… I think I’ll go home now.”
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