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11 Quote Quiz #7: Tom Hanks

tom hanks forrest gumpAfter a series of early-1980’s bit parts in television shows like Happy Days, and Family Ties, and starring in his own sitcom Bosom Buddies, Tom Hanks ‘Splash-ed’ onto the big screen in 1984.  This began a stellar film career for Mr. Hanks, as he created many memorable characterizations, including his back-to-back Oscar-winning performances in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.  Can you name the Tom Hanks films that are featured in this 11 Quote Quiz?

Easy Quotes (1 point)

(1) “My momma always said, "Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know
      what you're gonna get."”

(2) "
Houston, we have a problem.”

(3) “Are you crying?  There’s no crying!  There’s no crying in baseball!”

(4) “
I have less than six months to live. The Waponis believe they need a human    
     sacrifice or their island is going to sink into the ocean. They have this mineral
     your father wants so he hired me to leap into their volcano.”

(5) “
I don't understand. All my life I've been waiting for someone and when I find her,
     she's a fish.”

Harder Quotes (2 points)

(6) “I know what I have to do now, I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the
     sun will rise.  Who knows what the tide could bring?”

(7) “
I am not going to New York to meet some woman who could be a crazy, sick 
     lunatic! Didn't you see Fatal Attraction?”

(8) “
Subsequent decisions have held that AIDS is protected as a handicap under
     law, not only because of the physical limitations it imposes, but because the
     prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the physical

Hardest Quotes (3 points)

(9) “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.”

(10) “
I just know that every man I kill, the farther away from home I feel.”

(11) “
Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the 
       things we can't see."

Scroll down for answers!

(1) Forrest Gump (1994) – Forrest Gump
(2) Apollo 13 (1995) – Jim Lovell
(3) A League of Their Own (1992) – Jimmy Dugan
(4) Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) – Joe Banks
(5) Splash (1984) – Allen Bauer
(6) Cast Away (2000) – Chuck Noland
(7) Sleepless in Seattle (1993) – Sam Baldwin
(8) Philadelphia (1993) – Andrew Beckett
(9) Dragnet (1987) – Pep Streebeck
(10) Saving Private Ryan (1998) – Captain Miller
(11) The Polar Express (2004) – the Conductor

What was your score out of 20?

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