Forrest Gump (1994)

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Forrest Gump is a 1994 American epic romantic comedy-drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis and starred Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise and Sally Field. The story depicts several decades in the life of Forrest Gump, a naïve and slow-witted yet athletically prodigious native of Alabama who witnesses, and in some cases influences, some of the defining events of the latter half of the 20th century in the United States; more specifically, the period between Forrest's birth in 1944 and 1982.

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Plot


Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny, eludes him. (source: imdb.com)

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Lt. Dan Taylor

Pvt. Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue

Mrs. Gump

Rebecca Williams
Nurse at Park Bench

Harold G. Herthum
Doctor

Barber

Bob Penny
Crony

John Randall
Crony

Principal

Margo Moorer
Louise, Mrs. Gump's Housekeeper

Ione M. Telech
Elderly Woman

Christine Seabrook
Elderly Woman's Daughter

Elvis Presley

Dorothy Harris, School Bus Driver

Alexander Zemeckis
School Bus Boy

Logan Livingston Gomez
School Bus Boy

Ben Waddel
School Bus Boy

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  • Entertainment Weekly Magazine [United States] (1995)
  • Tom Hanks - Empire Magazine [United Kingdom] (November 1994)

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Jenny Curran: Can I have a ride?
Pickup-Truck Driver: Where are you going?
Jenny Curran: I don't care.


(Forrest has finished assembling his rifle)
Forrest Gump: DONE, DRILL SERGEANT!
Drill Sergeant: GUUUUUUMP! Why did you put that weapon together so quickly, Gump?
Forrest Gump: (confused) You told me to, Drill Sergeant?
Drill Sergeant: Jesus H. Christ!
(looks at stopwatch)
Drill Sergeant: This is a new company record! If it wouldn't be such a waste of a damn-fine enlisted man I'd recommend you for OCS! You are gonna be a general someday, Gump, now disassemble your weapon and continue!


Lyndon B. Johnson: (Putting medal on Forrest) America owes you a debt of gratitude, son. Now I understand you were wounded. Where were you hit?
Forrest Gump: In the buttocks.
Lyndon B. Johnson: Oh that must be a sight.
(Whispering to Forrest)
Lyndon B. Johnson: I'd like to see that.
(Forrest shows him; Johnson walks away embarrassed)
Lyndon B. Johnson: God damn, son.


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Trailer for the movie Forrest Gump.
Forrest Gump (1994) - Official Movie Trailer

Release Date23 June 1994
Budget$55,000,000
US Box Office$330,000,000
TaglineThe story of a lifetime.
GenreComedy, Drama, Romance, War
CountryUSA
Filming LocationsAmbassador Hotel - 3400 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA
LanguageEnglish
Sound MixDTS, Dolby Digital
ColorBlack and White, Color
Film TypeFeature
Film ClassPeriod Film, Americana
Niche GenreComedy Drama
MoodMemory Lane, Triumph of the Spirit
ThemesSaintly Fools, Rags To Riches, Mothers and Sons, Unrequited Love
TonesSentimental, Bittersweet, Heartwarming, Nostalgic, Earnest, Sweeping, Whimsical

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