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Tom Hanks—He Knows You’re Alone

Tom Hanks has two Oscars for Forrest Gump and Philadelphia and is one of the most revered actors of our age. I couldn’t tell you the last bad movie he was in. However, Hanks’ first role came in the 1980 horror flick He Knows You’re Alone, which was critically panned. It’s a completely forgettable movie with a forgettable performance from Hanks, which is so startling because if there’s one thing you can usually say about Tom Hanks’ acting, it’s that it’s always memorable.

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Chris is a graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he majored in English and FIlm. He has been writing for TVOvermind and Uncoached for two years and has written about numerous different television shows and pop culture topics. Contact him through Twitter (@ckinger13).
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