Tom Hanks names his three favorite Tom Hanks movies — and they’re not what you expect


Everyone has a favorite Tom Hanks movie. By the way, you can choose from a lot of solid flicks, from “Forrest Gump” and “Saving Private Ryan” to “Big” and “Philadelphia”. You can’t really go wrong.

But which of his own movies his favorite?

That’s the question Bill Simmons asked Hanks on Tuesday. “Bill Simmons Podcast” When Simmons asked him to name his top three movies.

“I didn’t do it the way the movie came out,” Hanks said. “I do it according to the personal experience I had when I was doing them, but it’s very different.”

What is his best choice?

“I’ve only played baseball all summer, so it’s probably best to be in their own league,” he said.

Tom Hanks, along with Geena Davis, reminded us all that we wouldn't cry in baseball

Tom Hanks, along with Geena Davis, reminded us all that we weren’t crying in baseball

“I chopped flies. I ate a turkey dog. I took him to the infield with (co-star) Robin Knight and many others. I stayed in Indiana throughout the summer. I played baseball in Evansville and Wrigley Field. I had a day to play it. “

Two Oscar winners said it was particularly impressive as his family joined him during the shoot.

“It was a great summer, and my whole family still talks about it,” he said.

Hanks says he had a great time making

Hanks says he had a great time making

After that, he picked out “Cast Away”.

“When we were making the movie, we just had a bold adventure,” he said. “We were trying to take a shot in the middle of the ocean. And we went to Fiji on two different occasions and again the whole family was with me. Every day there was nothing but adventure. bottom.”

His final choice proved to be something that some might find surprising. This is the 2012 science fiction movie “Cloud Atlas”. Hanks quoted his experience of making films in Germany as memorable.

“We shot it with hope and dreams. It’s a circle of love in Berlin, Mallorca and Dresden. I want to say, did you go to Düsseldorf? Did you go to Frankfurt?” He Said.

“This was the first time I had shot extensively in Germany and I was surrounded by history,” he added. “But the work itself was part of this huge and huge ensemble of great people we were trying to do the hardest and best work in this deep throat.”

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