July 9th, 2012: Splash (1984)

Cast and Crew:  Ron Howard (Director); Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Bruce Jay Friedman (Screenwriter); Lee Holdridge (Music); Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Dody Goodman

What It’s About: A man meets a mermaid and falls in love. The first film released by Disney’s Touchstone Pictures, Splash was also the first leading role for Tom Hanks in a motion picture.

Why Watch it Today?: Tom Hanks was born on this day in 1956.

Where to Get It: Netflix (Rental Only) or your local library.

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