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Forrest Gump
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
4.5 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw: In Theatre Saw at/with: Showcase Orange
Rating: PG-13 Year: 1994 Category: Drama Romance Comedy
Director: Robert Zemeckis Time: 142:00:00 min. Writer: Winston Groom & Eric Roth

Reviews
Mine: Love this movie. I can watch it over and over again. I can relate to Forrest, going through life kind of confused, but plodding along. 'Some times there are just not enough rocks".
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: A slow-witted boy grows to adulthood, floating through life--like a feather--with only a vague understanding of the tumultuous times he's living through. (He manages to be on hand for virtually every socio-pop-political phenomenon of the formative Baby Boomer decades, from the rise of Elvis to the fall of Nixon. ) Either you accept Hanks in this part and go with the movie's seriocomic sense of whimsy, or you don't (we didn't)--but either way it's a long journey, filled with digitized imagery that puts Forrest Gump into a wide variety of backdrops and real-life events. Based on the (more satiric) novel by Winston Groom. Oscar winner for Best Film, Best Actor (Hanks), Director, Film Editing, Visual Effects, and Adapted Screenplay. Panavision.
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Cast
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks as:
Forrest Gump
Robin Wright Robin Wright as:
Jennifer Curan-Gump
Gary Sinise Gary Sinise as:
Dainel Taylor
Mykelti Williamson Mykelti Williamson as:
Bubba Blue
Sally Field Sally Field as:
Mrs. Gump
Rebecca Williams as:
Nurse
Michael Conner Humphreys as:
Young Forrest
Harold G. Herthum as:
Doctor
Haley Joel Osment Haley Joel Osment as:
Forrest Jr.
Siobhan Fallon Siobhan Fallon as:
School Bus Driver