After taking over the role of Spider-Man from the able shoulders of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland became a household phenomenon. Ever since he debuted as the friendly neighbourhood superhero in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War in 2016, the star quickly began racking up acting credits, becoming a permanent member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Besides appearing in box-topping hits like Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home and more, he was recently seen in the 2021 film Spider-Man: No Way Home, alongside Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, maria Tomei and others, as Peter Parker yet again.
In his latest film, Parker receives a lot of negative attention after his identity is revealed and finds himself breaking open the multiverse with Doctor Strange, leading supervillains from the alternate realities of other Spider-Mans to come tumbling in. Touted as one of Marvel’s best films, it also saw the epic reunion of the three different Spider-Mans.
A recipient of the BAFTA Rising Star Award, Holland was also seen in films like Netflix’s The Devil All The Time. His upcoming projects include Ruben Fleischer’s adventure film Uncharted, adapted from the eponymous video games series. Holland will star alongside Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali and Tati Gabrielle.
Considered as one of the best actors in recent times, Holland once revealed a list of his favourite films. The list included the likes of Edward Norton’s Primal Fear and well as The Departed, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese, with whom he found himself in hot waters recently due to their conflicting opinions regarding superhero films. However, one of Tom Holland’s favourite films is now streaming on Netflix.
Directed by Steven Spielberg, Holland called the 1998 anti-war film Saving Private Ryan an “amazing movie”. According to him, it is “one of the all-around best movies… of all time” that was “truthful” and “delicately made”.
Starring Tom Hanks and Matt Damon, the film portrayed the visceral horrors of warfare as a group of American soldiers embark on a rescue mission to find a paratrooper who is the last surviving brother.
With five Academy Award wins besides several other awards and accolades, this scathing and horrifying portrait of warfare was executed as per Spielberg’s vision regarding the same, exposing the brutalities and fatalities of warfare.
Saving Private Ryan is available for streaming on Netflix in many regions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, India and more.