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Forrest Gump (1994)  link to Forrest Gump on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 56

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IMDb Rating:
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8.8/10 (1242943 votes)

Country: English, 142 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director(s): Robert Zemeckis

Cast: Tom Hanks (as Forrest Gump), Sally Field (as Mrs. Gump), Bob Penny (as Crony), Sam Anderson (as Principal), Margo Moorer (as Louise)

Medium: VHS tape,

Plot Outline: 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, creates the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, donates to people and meets 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.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1

Apr 26, 2017