A MAN CALLED OTTO
2023 | COMEDY DRAMA
A Man Called Otto is a 2022 American comedy-drama film directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay by David Magee, about a bitter old man reluctantly getting involved in the lives of his neighbors. It stars Tom Hanks in the title role, with Mariana Treviño, Rachel Keller, and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo in supporting roles. It is a remake of the 2015 Swedish film A Man Called Ove, which was based on the 2012 novel by Fredrik Backman.
A Man Called Otto began a limited theatrical release on December 29, 2022, before a wide release in the United States on January 13, 2023. The film received generally favorable reviews from critics and grossed $113.1 million worldwide on a $50 million budget.
MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 3
2023 | COMEDY ROMANTIC
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 is a 2023 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nia Vardalos.
The third installment in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding franchise, the film stars Vardalos, John Corbett, Louis Mandylor, Elena Kampouris, Gia Carides, Joey Fatone, Lainie Kazan, and Andrea Martin. It is the first entry not to star Michael Constantine (who died in 2021) and Bess Meisler. Filming took place in Athens, Greece, from June through August 2022.
The film was released in the United States on September 8, 2023, by Focus Features. It received generally negative reviews from critics and has grossed $34 million worldwide.
NEWS OF THE WORLD
2020 | WESTERN
News of the World is an American western film co-written and directed by Paul Greengrass, based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Paulette Jiles, and starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel.
The film follows an aging Civil War veteran who must return a young girl who was taken in by the Kiowa and raised as one of them, to his last family. She lost her biological family and her Kiowa family.
2020 | WAR
Greyhound is an American war film directed by Aaron Schneider and starring Tom Hanks, who also wrote the screenplay. The film is based on the 1955 novel The Good Shepherd by C. S. Forester and also stars Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan and Elisabeth Shue.
The film follows a United States Navy commander on his first mission leading a multinational group of four destroyer escorts defending an Allied convoy of thirty-seven ships against German submarines in early 1942 during the battle of the Atlantic, shortly after the victory of the United States. officially entered World War II.
MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN
2018 | ROMANTIC COMEDY
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a 2018 jukebox musical romantic comedy film written and directed by Ol Parker, from a story by Parker, Catherine Johnson, and Richard Curtis. It is the sequel to the 2008 film Mamma Mia!, which in turn is based on the 1999 musical of the same name using the music of ABBA.
The film features an ensemble cast, including Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Colin Firth, Andy García, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Cher, Meryl Streep, Alexa Davies, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Josh Dylan, Jeremy Irvine, and Hugh Skinner. Both a prequel and a sequel, the plot is set after the events of the previous film, and is intersected with flashbacks to Donna's youth in 1979, with some scenes from the two time periods mirroring each other.
2017 | THRILLER
The Circle is a 2017 American techno-thriller film directed by James Ponsoldt with a screenplay by Ponsoldt and Dave Eggers, based on Eggers' 2013 novel of the same name.
The film stars Emma Watson and Tom Hanks, as well as John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, Glenne Headly, and Bill Paxton.
The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 26, 2017, and was theatrically released on April 28, 2017,by STXfilms and EuropaCorp.
It received mixed-to-negative reviews, but grossed $40.7 million worldwide against a budget of $18 million, becoming director Ponsoldt's highest grossing feature.
The film's release was posthumous for Paxton, who died in February 2017, and it was the final film of Headly's released before her death in June 2017.
A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING
2016 | COMEDY DRAMA
A Hologram for the King is comedy-drama film written, directed and co-scored by Tom Tykwer, based on the 2012 novel of the same name written by Dave Eggers, and starring Tom Hanks as a washed-up corporate salesman, who goes to Saudi Arabia to propose a business deal.
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Tom Skerritt and Sarita Choudhury also star in this international co-production between France, Germany, the Cayman Islands, Mexico, and the United States.The film was released on April 22, 2016, by Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions and Saban Films.
2 MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2
2016 | ROMANTIC COMEDY
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is a 2016 American romantic comedy film directed by Kirk Jones and written by Nia Vardalos. The film stars Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine (in his final film role), Andrea Martin, Ian Gomez, and Elena Kampouris. It is the sequel to the 2002 film My Big Fat Greek Wedding and the second installment (of three) in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding franchise.
Filming began in late May 2015 in Toronto and the film was released on March 25, 2016, by Universal Pictures, receiving negative reviews from critics
2013 | DRAMA
Parkland is American historical drama film that recounts the chaotic events that occurred following the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.The film was written and directed by Peter Landesman, and produced by Playtone's Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, Bill Paxton, and Exclusive Media's Nigel Sinclair and Matt Jackson.
The film is based on Vincent Bugliosi's 2008 book Four Days in November: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
2011 | ROMANTIC COMEDY
Larry Crowne is American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts.
The film was produced and directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. The story was inspired by Hanks' time studying at Chabot College.
The film tells the story of Larry Crowne, a middle-aged man who unexpectedly loses his job and returns to education. It was released in the United States on July 1, 2011.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
2009 | ADVENTURE
Where the Wild Things Are is fantasy adventure drama film directed by Spike Jonze. Written by Jonze and Dave Eggers, it is based on Maurice Sendak's 1963 children's book of the same name. It combines live-action, performers in costumes, animatronics, and computer-generated imagery (CGI). The film stars Max Records, Catherine Keener, and Mark Ruffalo, and features the voices of Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, and Forest Whitaker.
The film centers on a lonely young boy named Max who sails away to an island inhabited by creatures known as the "Wild Things", who declare Max their king.
2000 | DRAMA
Cast Away is a 2000 American survival drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, and Nick Searcy.
Hanks plays a FedEx troubleshooter who is stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific, and the plot focuses on his desperate attempts to survive and return home.
Initial filming took place from January to March 1999 before resuming in April 2000 and concluding that May.
MY BIG GREEK WEDDING
2002 | ROMANTIC COMEDY
My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Joel Zwick and written by Nia Vardalos. The film stars Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine, Gia Carides, Louis Mandylor, Andrea Martin, and Joey Fatone. It follows a young Greek-American woman who falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
THE POLAR EXPRESS
2004 | ANIMATED
The Polar Express is a 2004 American computer-animated Christmas musical fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis, who co-wrote the screenplay with William Broyles Jr., based on the 1985 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. It stars Tom Hanks in multiple roles, with Daryl Sabara, Nona Gaye, Jimmy Bennett, and Eddie Deezen in supporting roles. The film features human characters animated using live action and motion capture computer animation, with sequences for the latter taking place from June 2003 to May 2004. Set on Christmas Eve in the 1950s, it tells the story of a young boy who sees a mysterious train bound for the North Pole stop outside his window and is invited aboard by its conductor. He joins other children as they embark on a journey to visit Santa Claus preparing for Christmas.
2005 | DOCUMENTARY
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D is a 2005 IMAX 3D documentary film about the first humans on the Moon, the twelve astronauts in the Apollo program.
It is co-written, produced and directed by Mark Cowen, and co-written, produced by and starring Tom Hanks.
NEIL YOUNG . HEART OF GOLD
2006 | DOCUMENTARY
Neil Young: Heart of Gold is a 2006 American documentary/concert film by Jonathan Demme, featuring Neil Young. It documents Young's premiere of his songs from his album Prairie Wind at the Ryman Auditorium.
The film was produced in the summer of 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee. It premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, and was released theatrically on 10 February 2006.
THE ANT BULLY
2006 | ANIMATED
The Ant Bully is a 2006 American computer-animated film written and directed by John A. Davis and based on the 1999 children's book of the same name by John Nickle. Starring the voices of Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti, Regina King, Bruce Campbell and Lily Tomlin, it was produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone, Davis and Keith Alcorn's DNA Productions, and Legendary Pictures in their first animated film, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
STARTER FOR 10
2006 | COMEDY DRAMA
Starter for 10 is a 2006 British comedy-drama film directed by Tom Vaughan from a screenplay by David Nicholls, adapted from his 2003 novel Starter for Ten. The film stars James McAvoy as a university student who wins a place on a University Challenge quiz team. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2006, and was released in the UK and Ireland on 10 November 2006, and in Canada and the US on 23 February 2007.