Popular films starring Tom Hanks include "Big" from 1988, "Cast" Away from 2000 and "Forrest Gump" from 1994. Hanks is also famous for the "Toy Story" series of movies by Pixar, in which he provides the voice for Woody, a cowboy doll.
"Big" is the story of a young boy who makes a wish to grow up, then wakes up an adult the next day. "Cast Away" is memorable due to Hanks acting alone for the majority of the movie with no supporting cast, while his character is stranded on an island after a plane crash. "Forrest Gump" is the movie version of a novel and follows the life of a man who is part of many major world events.