Tom Hanks is a huge movie star, that we knew for sure.  But what we just found out was that Tom Hanks is the highest all-time box office star.  As of 2012, Hanks' films have grossed over $4.2 billion in the United States and over $8.5 billion worldwide.

Tom Hanks Top grossing films (US Box office only):

  1. Toy Story 3 - $415,004,880
  2. Forrest Gump - $329,694,499
  3. Toy Story 2 - $245,852,179
  4. Cast Away - $233,632,142
  5. The Da Vinci Code - $217,536,138
On average, a Tom Hanks movie will gross slightly over $100,000,000.

Check out the rest of Tom Hanks' movie totals here.

[Source: Wikipedia]