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Hanks, Tom

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Toy story by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
103 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 5,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An astonishing world where toys play while their owners are away. Woody is a pull-string cowboy doll and is the leader of the toys until the latest, greatest action figure, Buzz Lightyear, enters the picture. When the toy rivals are separated from their owner, they learn to put aside their differences and work as a team to get back home to the boy they love
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
153 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 5,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking thir lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
157 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 4,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Toy story 2 by John Lasseter ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody, who hasn't the slightest clue that he's a greatly valued collectible
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard ( Visual )
104 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 4,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 4,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe
The green mile by Stephen King ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death Row guards at a penitentiary, in the 1930's, have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
94 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powerful story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mail, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard ( Visual )
47 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 3,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ
Toy story 3 by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andy is 17 years old and headed off to college, meaning he doesn't have a place in his life for childhood things. The toys (save for Woody), fearing they'll be packed away in the attic and forgotten about forever, are mistakenly donated to the local daycare facility. There, their wishes to be played with once again are fulfilled all too well. They also meet a new collection of toys, including Barbie, Ken, Mr. Pricklepants, Chuckles the clown, and the grandfatherly Lots-O' Huggin' Bear, who may not be exactly who he seems to be. When Woody realizes that Andy still wants his toys, it's up to him to stage a daring rescue effort and break his friends out of Sunnyside Day Care
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 3,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
86 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Big by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 12-year-old boy's wish comes true when he asks a mechanical carnival genie to make him 'big'. He manages to land a job at a toy company where he experiences the complications of being an adult
You've got mail by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romance in which superstore book chain magnate Hanks and cozy children's bookshop owner Ryan are anonymous e-mail cyberpals who fall head-over-laptops in love, unaware that they are combative business rivals
The terminal by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
63 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viktor is a simple man with a mission who finds himself entrapped in JKF Airport after the accidental loss of his country to villainous coup. He becomes a man without a country and is stuck in at the airport's international terminal with no visa, and is instructed that he is not allowed to leave. Slowly he encounters airport workers who come to his aid by mutual coercion. Gupta the hilarious Indian custodian; Enrique who transports food; Torres the security clerk and Mulroy. Viktor eventually falls for a stewardess who has spent her life waiting for the right man to come along
A league of their own by Penny Marshall ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story
Band of brothers by Phil Alden Robinson ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Drawn from the interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldiers' journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men who knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear
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Hanks, Thom.
Hanks, Thomas J.
Hanks, Thomas J. 1956-
Hanks, Thomas Jeffrey.
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