This Friday, Captain Philips sails into theaters. Starring Tom Hanks, this thriller is based off of the real-life events of the Maersk Alabama hijacking in 2009. The film tells the tale of Captain Richard Philips, whose ship is taken hostage by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The release of this film has inspired us to review some of our favourite Tom Hanks’ films. This week we will take a look Cast Away and Catch Me If You Can.
Cast Away stars Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee who becomes stranded on an island after his plane crashes in a violent storm.
In Catch Me If You Can, Tom Hanks stars as FBI agent tasked with capturing an elusive con man played Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is based off of the life of Frank Abagnale, a former con man turned security consultant.
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