The best of Tom Hanks’ movies

Can you believe it's been 20 years since Forrest Gump spoke those famous words, "life is like a box of chocolates"?

Can you believe it’s been 20 years since Forrest Gump spoke those famous words, “life is like a box of chocolates”?

When the self-titled romantic comedy first hit the big screen in 1994, it not only became a box-office hit but an Oscar-award winning one too.

Now, two decades later, life is still like a box of chocolates for it’s leading man, Tom Hanks and his career.

To mark the special occasion, Woman’s Day is taking a look back on what we think are some of Tom’s best movies.

From fighting wars in Saving Private Ryan to surviving on an island in Cast Away, here are just a few of our beloved actor’s finest onscreen moments.

Check the rest out here!

Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump (1994): “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you gonna get!”

Apollo 13 (1970)

Apollo 13 (1970) : “Houston, we have a problem.”

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan (1998) : When he tells Private Ryan, “James, earn this… earn it.”

A League of Their Own (1992)

A League of Their Own (1992) : “There’s no crying in baseball!”

Philadelphia (1993)

Philadelphia (1993) : “It’s that every now and again – not often, but occasionally – you get to be a part of justice being done. That really is quite a thrill when that happens.”

Cast Away (2000)

Cast Away (2000) : “Wilsooooon!!!!”

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3 (2010) : ” So long… partner.”

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Catch Me If You Can (2002) : “How’d you do it, Frank? How did you cheat on the bar exam in Louisiana?”

The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile (1999) : “On the day of my judgment, when I stand before God, and He asks me why did I kill one of his true miracles, what am I gonna say? That it was my job? My job?”

Sleepless In Seattle (1993) : “When I met my wife, it was so clear. I just knew. I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home, only to no home I’d ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out of a cab. And it was like… magic.”

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