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Tom Hanks Films

Quiz Questions

  1. Which 1984 romantic comedy film was Tom Hanks big break?
  2. He won an Academy Awards for Best Actor playing a gay lawyer suffering from AIDS in which 1993 film?
  3. What name did the character Chuck Noland give to his volleyball in the film Cast Away?
  4. The Italian film Da grande has been said to be the inspiration for which Tom Hanks film?

  5. Which movie was based on the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking by Somali pirates?
  6. In the film Forrest Gump, what was Forrest's favourite soda?
  7. What was the last name of the captain played by Hanks in Saving Private Ryan?
  8. "This town ain't big enough for the two of us." is a Tom Hanks quote from which film?
  9. What exactly was Mr. Jingles in The Green Mile?
  10. "In the shadow of war, one man showed the world what we stand for" is the tagline from which movie?
  11. Name the character played by Tom Hanks in Apollo 13?
  12. Hanks played five roles in which 2004 film including that of a small child?
  13. Joe Fox falls in love with Kathleen Kelly over the internet in which 1998 film?
  14. Hanks plays hero Sully Sullenberge who makes an emergency landing on which river?
  15. "There's no greater joy than that seen through the eyes of a child, and there's a little bit of a child in all of us." is a quote from which film?
  16. Which famous actor's last ever words in a movie were "I'm glad it's you"? They were spoken to a Tom Hank's character?
  17. In which film did Hanks play real-life children’s TV presenter Fred Rogers?
  18. In a 2017 film, what's the name of the the world's most powerful tech and social media company founded by Tom Hank's character?
  19. In which 2022 American comedy-drama film does he play a bitter old man reluctantly getting involved in the lives of his neighbours?
  20. "There's no crying in baseball" is a quote from which 1992 film?
  21. Which 1996 film featured Tom Hanks and also his wife Rita Wilson, son Colin and daughter Elizabeth?
  22. What part did Hanks play in the 2022 film Elvis?
  23. Who played sergeant Joe Friday in the 1987 film Dragnet?
  24. In a 1990 film, Hanks plays a man who, after being told he is dying, accepts a financial offer to throw himself into a what?
  25. "What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew, was the only someone for you?" is the tagline for which film?


  1. Splash
  2. Philadelphia
  3. Wilson
  4. Big
  5. Captain Phillips
  6. Dr. Pepper
  7. Miller (John H. Miller)
  8. Toy Story (1995)
  9. A mouse
  10. Bridge of Spies
  11. Commander Jim Lovell
  12. The Polar Express
  13. You've Got Mail
  14. The Hudson River
  15. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
  16. Paul Newman (in Road to Perdition (2002))
  17. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)
  18. The Circle
  19. A Man Called Otto
  20. A League of Their Own
  21. That Thing You Do!
  22. Colonel Tom Parker
  23. Dan Aykroyd
  24. A volcano (Joe Versus the Volcano)
  25. Sleepless in Seattle