Forrest Gump

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Released July 6th, 1994, 'Forrest Gump' stars Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson The PG-13 movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 22 min, and received a score of 82 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 20 experienced critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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)."

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