Tom Hanks received his first Academy Award nomination for what movie?

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  • Big correct

    ‘Philadelphia’ was the first movie Tom Hanks actually won an Academy Award for. However, ‘Big’ was the first movie he was nominated for in 1988. In total, Hanks has been nominated five different times and has won two of those times. Believe it or not, both of those wins came in back to back years. He won for ‘Philadelphia’ in 1993 and ‘Forrest Gump’ in 1994.

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