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PG-13| 2 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Slow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anything but a restricted life. Whether dominating on the gridiron as a college football star, fighting in Vietnam or captaining a shrimp boat, Forrest inspires people with his childlike optimism. But the one person Forrest cares about most may be the most difficult to save -- his childhood love, the sweet but troubled Jenny (Robin Wright).

Cast: Tom Hanks , Robin Wright , Gary Sinise , Mykelti Williamson , Sally Field , Rebecca Williams , Michael Conner Humphreys , Harold Herthum

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: CIC-Taft Home Video, Argentina Video Home

Forrest Gump (1994)

Release Date: June 23rd, 1994|2 hr. 22 min.

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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A movie heart-breaker of oddball wit and startling grace. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    At its best, Forrest Gump is a gentle, elegiac fantasy about love and trust. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Doesn't sound like a very prepossessing title, but prepare to be taken aback by "what's in a name." [6 July 1994, Life, p.1D] show more

  • January 18, 2013 Allison Rowley
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    Great Movie!

  • August 28, 2012 bsterrick
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    idk

  • May 29, 2012 Dry Master
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    This film is the #1 movie I have ever seen. The story, genres, and wonderful cast and music! This has a type of background that is sad, funny, scary, and cute. I love this movie, veiwerlly and criticlly.

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Gary Susman on Jul 4th, 2014 9:00AM

You've probably seen "Forrest Gump" so many times in the 20 years since its release (on July 6, 1994) that you can recite the dialogue by heart, starting with the line about life being like a box of...

This Is What 'Forrest Gump' Would Look Like If Wes Anderson Directed It (VIDEO)

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Drew Taylor on Apr 24th, 2014 1:30PM

Although we (and I mean "we" as in "humanity") are reaching the saturation point when it comes to things being done "in the style of Wes Anderson," a newly created title sequence for "Forrest Gump,"...

Mother's Day: Best Movie Moms, From Mrs. Gump To Molly Weasley

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Sandie Chen on May 11th, 2012 12:45PM

"Life's a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you're gonna get." -- Mrs. Gump (Sally Field)That oft-quoted line from "Forrest Gump" may have turned into a cliche, but that hasn't...

'Saturday Night Live' Spoofs 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 'Forrest Gump' and 'Scarface'

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Gabrielle Dunn on May 10th, 2011 2:15PM

Who knew Michael Bolton was such a cinephile? Over the weekend, 'Saturday Night Live''s Lonely Island premiered a new music video co-starring singer Michael Bolton. While the Lonely Island...

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