Bachelor Party (1984): This outrageously funny look at one man's final moments of bachelorhood stars Tom Hanks as Rick, reluctant recipient of a bachelor bash given by a group of friends who view partying as their full-time religion. Rick's worried fianc? Debbie (Tawny Kitaen), dresses up in disguise and crashes the party to spy on her future husband. To complicate the night further, Debbie's father hires her ex-boyfriend to win back his daughter. It turns out to be an evening the soon-to-be bride and groom will never forget.
(Dir. Neal Israel, Cert. 18)
The Man With One Red Shoe (1985): An innocent man is targeted for surveillance by the CIA. However, the intelligence agency finds it increasingly difficult to liquidate the musician as he continues to be oblivious of the attempts to kill him...
(Dir. Stan Dragoti, Cert. PG)
Big (1988): Tom Hanks won rave reviews for his Oscar nominated performance (1988, Best Actor) as a twelve-year old boy trapped inside a thirty-year-old body, in director Penny Marshall's winning comedy.
At a carnival, young Josh Baskin wishes he was big - only to awake the next morning and discover he is! With the help of his friend Billy (Jared Rushton), Josh lands a job at a toy company. There, his inner wisdom enables him to successfully predict what children want to buy, making the awestruck, naive Josh irresistible to a beautiful ladder climbing colleague (Elizabeth Perkins). But the more he experiences being an adult, the more Josh longs for the simple joys of childhood.
(Dir. Penny Marshall, Cert. PG)
That Thing You Do (1996): Tom Hanks writes, directs and co-stars in this refreshing, big-hearted comedy that captures the overnight triumph on an American rock band during the glory days of rock and roll.
When a young appliance salesman agrees to fill in for an injured drummer in a local talent show, four shooting stars are born. Faster than you can say That Thing You Do, a Play-Tone Records executive (Hanks) signs the group and catapults them to fame as their signature tune skyrockets to the top of the charts!
(Dir. Tom Hanks, Cert. PG)
Road to Perdition (2002): Hanks stars as Michael Sullivan, a father fighting to keep his only son from traveling the Road To Perdition. Directed by Oscar-winner Sam Mendes, this towering motion picture achievement has been acclaimed by audiences and critics alike as one of the year's most extraordinary films.
(Dir. Sam Mendes, Cert. 15)