Skip to main content

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 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: Argentina Video Home, CIC-Taft Home Video

Forrest Gump (1994)

Release Date: July 6th, 1994|2 hr. 22 min.

watch now
  • subscription
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 7 )
See all critic reviews on metacritic.com
  • January 18, 2013 Allison Rowley
    Report This User

    Great Movie!

  • August 28, 2012 bsterrick
    Report This User

    idk

  • May 29, 2012 Dry Master
    Report This User

    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.

featured news

view all news

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Forrest Gump' in IMAX, 'Utopia,' 'The Blacklist,' & More

Posted by
Jonny Black on Sep 4th, 2014 4:00PM

This weekend, the Tom Hanks classic "Forrest Gump" gets a special one week IMAX release to mark its 20th anniversary, contestants work together to create the perfect society on the new reality series ...

Here's Everything You Never Knew About 'Forrest Gump'

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

You've probably seen "Forrest Gump," which makes its IMAX debut September 5, so many times in the 20 years since its release (on July 6, 1994) that you can recite the dialogue by heart, starting with ...

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

Posted by
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

Posted by
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 drain...

similar movies

  • The Truman Show (1998)

  • Zelig (1983)

  • Being There (1979)

  • The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

  • One Day (2011)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X