Is Tom Hanks the Best Actor Ever?

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  1. FCCstandards

    FCCstandards Non-Essential Salooner VIP

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    Bosom Buddies, Bachelor Party, Splash, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, The Green Mile, Castaway, etc. Thoughts?
     
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    He is probably the most successful actor who has a kinda blockhead and pubie hair.

    He also seems like a nice guy, but all that is done by the douchebag fruit of his loins Chet Hanks.

    Net: It is a long long way to be in Bogart, Brando, Deniro land.
     
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    No. He's obviously real good though.
     
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    That's like saying green is the best color ever.:coffee:
     
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    I'm watching The Green Mile so I thought, "this guy transforms himself for every role"
     
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    Method acting.

    :c
     
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    Maybe.
    He's the modern alternative to James Stewart.
    I'd have to see Hanks in a Western before I could say for certain.
     
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    Has he ever played a badass Clint Eastwood type?
     
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    The 'Burbs alone puts him at the top. I love that movie, RIP ART

    bonus Feldman
     
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    Jimmy Stewart?
    Oh shit, man. --- check out his Anthony Mann movies!!
    Awesome stuff.
     
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    C'mon.............How many roles were piped to him after one or two good or even outstanding performances.Big and Philadelphia were his standouts but Gump was over sentimental and other roles were 'Lets get Hanks for that.'

    That goes with a lot of the 'Stars',they win one Oscar then other film roles come up and they see if the actor fits in.....and how much they are liked by the general public at the moment.(Which counts for promotion).
     
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    Maybe the best of his generation. I am not saying he is but the case can be made.
     
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    Certainly up there. Daniel Day Lewis, De Niro, Caine, Hanks all great
     
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    I've always been partial to these 2:
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    I'd have to take Cruise over Hanks :spingay:

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    In terms of Toms :quote:
     
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    Solid thought.
    I sure like everything else he does.
     
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    He's fantastic.

    I'm also a very big fan of Leonardo Dicaprio.
     
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