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Hanks, Tom

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Toy story by John Lasseter( Visual )
109 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 5,531 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 )
113 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,154 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 )
156 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,867 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 )
81 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,747 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 )
120 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 4,445 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 )
44 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 4,354 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 )
69 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,736 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 Tom Hanks( Visual )
78 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo. Can he survive in this tropical wasteland? Will he ever return to the woman he loves?
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )
101 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )
48 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 3,296 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 )
44 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,250 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
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron( Visual )
53 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After hearing a man confess his love for his dearly departed wife on a call-in radio show, a woman falls deeply, inexplicably in love with him. Deciding he is her destiny, she treks across country on a wildly romantic impulse to meet him
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
47 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,121 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
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,096 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
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )
74 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,950 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 )
37 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,872 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
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins( Visual )
66 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,869 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
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
71 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viktor is a simple man with a mission who finds himself entrapped in JFK 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
Band of brothers by Tom Hanks( Visual )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, an elite rifle company that parachuted into France early on D-Day morning, fought in the Battle of the Bulge, captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden, and suffered heavy casualties. Also includes a documentary about the soldiers in Easy Company
A league of their own by Tom Hanks( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,721 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
 
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Alternative Names
Hanks, Thom.
Hanks, Thomas J.
Hanks, Thomas J. 1956-
Hanks, Thomas Jeffrey.
Hanks, Tom
Hanks, Tomás
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