Forrest Gump (1994) Movie Review

Comedy  Drama 

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Plot Overview

Forrest Gump is a simple man with a low I.Q. but good intentions. He is running through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His 'mama' teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army for service in Vietnam, finding new friends called Dan and Bubba, he wins medals, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, starts a ping-pong craze, create the smiley, write bumper stickers and songs, donating to people and meeting the president several times. However, this is all irrelevant to Forrest who can only think of his childhood sweetheart Jenny Curran. Who has messed up her life. Although in the end all he wants to prove is that anyone can love anyone.

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Forrest Gump Cast & Crew
Profile Name Role
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Forrest Gump
Robin Wright Robin Wright Jenny Curran
Gary Sinise Gary Sinise Lt. Dan Taylor
Mykelti Williamson Mykelti Williamson Pvt. Benjamin Buford 'Bubba' Blue
Sally Field Sally Field Mrs. Gump
Michael Conner Humphreys Michael Conner Humphreys Young Forrest Gump
Peter Dobson Peter Dobson Elvis Presley
Sonny Shroyer Sonny Shroyer Coach
Jed Gillin Jed Gillin President John F. Kennedy
Afemo Omilami Afemo Omilami Drill Sergeant
Steven Griffith Steven Griffith Tex
John William Galt John William Galt President Johnson
Nora Dunfee Nora Dunfee Elderly Southern Woman on Park Bench
Michael Mattison Michael Mattison Taxi Driver
Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment Forrest Gump Jr.
Kitty K. Green Kitty K. Green Bubba's Great-Grandmother
Marlena Smalls Marlena Smalls Mrs. Blue, Bubba's Mother
Kevin Mangan Kevin Mangan Jenny's Father
Sam Anderson Sam Anderson Principal
Hanna Hall Hanna Hall Young Jenny Curran

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Movie Facts

  • Cinema Release:

    06 Jul 1994

  • DVD Release:

    28 Aug 2001

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  • Runtime:

    142 minutes

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