80s

15 Big Questions We All Can't Help But Wonder When We Watch The Movie 'Big'

I think we can all agree that Big is one of Tom Hanks finest roles. I know, I know, he's won awards and gotten more critical acclaim for a lot of his other movies, but that's not the point here. I know that Cast Away was great and Sully was amazing and Captain Phillips was absolutely breathtaking, but can we talk about Big for a second instead. This movie is an absolute trip. It is actually an Academy Award nominated film, so technically it's on the same level of awesome as those other classics, but this one has a plot

90s

Where Are The Cast Members From 'A League Of Their Own' Now?

A League Of Their Own was one of the most iconic movies of the 90s. I know for me, it would come on TV at least once a month, and every time I would find myself drawn in, watching it even though I probably should have been doing anything else. Between Geena Davis's confident Dotti Hinson, and Tom Hanks's cranky Jimmy Dugan, the movie was irresistible. Every character was well-developed and brought something to the movie, and together they told a story that touched a lot of hearts. It has been over 25 years since A League Of Their Own

90s

There's No Crying In Baseball - And 11 Other Facts About 'A League Of Their Own'

A comedy film about an all-women baseball league in the 1940s isn't your typical recipe for box office gold.But when A League of Their Own landed in theaters in 1992 it quickly became a hit, and today it ranks among the best sports movies of all time.Even if your family has been playing their VHS tape of this movie nonstop since it came out (like mine have) you'll probably be surprised by these 11 facts about the film.1. The extras in the Hall of Fame scene were actual AAGPBL playersWhen Dottie is touring the AAGPBL exhibit at

Retro

The Craziest Things Movies Have Done To Get The Perfect Shot

Every movie needs a director, and every director has a vision for the movie. While most things can be left to the skills of the actors or the special effects crew, sometimes the perfect shot needs a higher level of creativity. Not all of these were the best idea (in fact some of it may have been abuse) but no one can deny that the directors of these movies were able to do something incredible, with a little bit of ingenuity. Rocky IVQueensland TimesEven though Rocky ends up winning this one, the final fight against Ivan Drago nearly cost Stallone

70s

Ever Wonder What Happened To These Iconic Movie Props?

Movie magic is when the cast and crew of a studio are able to make an audience believe something extraordinary, using only the bare minimum to achieve the impossible. Some of the most memorable moments in film history have been thanks to a few well-made props that ended up becoming classic tropes in Hollywood. But what happens when their screen time is over and the director yells cut?Here's the weird and tragic endings for those famous pieces of cinema history!The Heart of the Ocean - TitanicThrillistThe incredible jewel that ties together the love triangle is what sparked the

80s

Here Are 11 Facts About "Turner & Hooch" For You To Slobber Over

They were perhaps the ultimate buddy-cop duo in a time of all-star films. How could you top a rambunctious dog witness to his owners murder, and the tidy detective tracking down the killer. Oh yeah, and who also happens to be Tom Hanks!The pair made for hilarious partners, but there was a lot that went into the making of the movie they brought Hanks closer his co-stars than we ever knew. If you remember your heart aching when we lost "that stupid dog", then this is the list for you!Tough DecisionsContCasting is always the hardest part in starting

90s

7 Meg Ryan Movies That Set Our Expectations For Men Just Way Too High

It seems like in the 90's and early 2000's Meg Ryan popped up in every romantic comedy that made it to the silver screen. Starting her acting career in 1981 in minor roles, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera, As The World Turns in 1982. Continuing to appear in support roles, in the mid-1980s, she achieved her first Golden Globe Nomination in 1989 for When Harry Met Sally. After that, Meg Ryan established herself as one of the most successful actresses of the 90's and early 2000's. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)Grossing over $220 million worldwide, this

90s

5 Actors Who Made Way Too Much Money From A Single Movie

Tom Hanks is one of those actors who everyone loves. Honestly, try to think of a single person who doesn't think he is the absolute greatest... You can't. They don't exist. Tom Hanks is an amazing actor and from all accounts sounds like he is an amazing person as well. WikipediaOne of the most interesting things about him is how he managed to become the huge star that he is, and more importantly, how he made all that money. He made a bunch of hit movies, that's pretty obvious, but it's how he set up his pay structure that ended

90s

10 Facts That Will Make You Love Tom Hanks Even More Than You Already Do

I think we can all agree that Tom Hanks is a national treasure. He is in some of the greatest movies we all know and love like Forrest Gump, Toy Story, and Big. But how much do you know about the man himself? Daily MailTom Hanks has had a long and wonderful career and his life surrounding that is full of interesting stories. See how many of these facts you knew about the world's favorite actor! GiphyTom Hanks is related to Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia BritannicaIt's obviously pretty distant, but Hanks is Lincoln's third cousin, four times removed.He shares that