Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Tom Hanks stars in this Oscar-winning dramatic epic from Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis. Forrest Gump, a not-too-bright country boy, has always lived by the teachings of his mama (Sally Field). Left to choose his own destiny, Forrest weaves through life stumbling on the most remarkable moments in history, from the Vietnam War to his numerous visits with U.S. Presidents. However, one thing still evades him: Jenny (Robin Wright Penn), his one true love.

Winner of 6 Oscars, including Best Picture, Director, Actor (Hanks); Academy Awards 1995. Best Film (Drama), Golden Globes 1995.
1994Rating: M, Low level coarse language, low level violence, adult themes142 minsUSA
ComedyDrama
Director:
Robert Zemeckis ('Back To The Future', 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?', 'Cast Away')
Writer:
Eric Roth
Cast:
Tom HanksRobin Wright PennGary SiniseMykelti WilliamsonSally Field

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Has the elements of an emotionally gripping story. Yet it feels less like a romance than like a coffee-table book celebrating the magic of special effects.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Despite its flaws, this is simply unmissable.

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BBC

BBC

It could be said that Forrest Gump is the definitive American movie.

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