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Instead of asking "Beatles or Stones?" or what pizza topping people prefer, here's a surefire way to vet a person...
"Do you like Tom Hanks?"
If they say 'no,' get the heck out of there!
The star has once again (for the fifth time) been named America's favorite movie star, according to The Harris Poll.
Do we even need to poll people on this?
America loves Tom Hanks.
Beyond his many iconic movie roles, Hanks, the man, is just the best.
It's like he's always having the best time every time we see him.
Tom Hanks is the type of Hollywood celeb who will star in a Carly Rae Jepsen music video, just for fun.
Considering it's for her song "I Really Like You," we get it. Because it made us really like Hanks even more (if that's possible.)
He's also one-half of one of our favorite celeb couples to see on the red carpet.
Hanks and Rita Wilson have been married for 27 years, and they still glow like newlyweds every time they gush over one another.
While speaking of his wife, Hanks told People: "I still can't believe my wife goes out with me. If we were in high school and I was just funny, I'd never have the courage to talk to her."
Seriously, we want to crash their next Thanksgiving—this is the cutest family.
Hanks will do all he can (including tweet out to his 11M+ followers) after a college student loses her student I.D.
He will also pretend to be drunk with fans at a bar, because why not?
In fact, Hanks seems to love making memorable appearances in fans' lives.
It's like he shows up right when you need him.
He'll generously support local Girl Scouts, not only by picking up several boxes of cookies, but he'll thrown in an extra donation, too.
He even rallied his fans to pick up some boxes from these ladies.
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If you're Tom Hanks' cab driver in New York, you may be lucky enough to score free Broadway tickets and a meet-and-greet from your favorite customer.
He's also the kind of celeb who can save your life or officiate your wedding.
Because he's Tom Hanks.
If you toss Tom Hanks a volleyball, that looks like his beloved Wilson from Cast Away, he won't spike it or say "I don't do that anymore."
He'll take a moment with his old BFF, then start a "Let's Go Rangers" chant.
He's an actor who knows what his fans want to see—and that each of us has a favorite Hanks movie.
If you're still waiting for a Hanks moment, it could come at any time.
The Oscar winner still rides the subway in New York.