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Forrest Gump, 1994

Forrest Gump
Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Written by: Eric Roth
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  142 min
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
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Forrest Gump can be described as contemplative, stylized, and feel good. The plot revolves around a mentally challenged character, Americana, and the human spirit. The main genres are drama and period. In terms of style, Forrest Gump is epic, has a Hollywood tone, and includes a voice over. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It is located in the USA. Forrest Gump takes place in the 1950s and in the 1960s. It is based on a book. The movie has received attention for being original, a modern classic, and an Oscar winner. Forrest Gump is well suited for a date night. Note that it involves mild violent content.

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The title character leads viewers through an accidental travelogue of American social history from the... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 6 July 1994
Runtime: 142 min
Awards: Academy Awards

Awards

Tom Hanks for Best Actor at the 1994 Academy Awards
Eric Roth for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 1994 Academy Awards
Robert Zemeckis for Best Director at the 1994 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Picture at the 1994 Academy Awards

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Tom Hanks Tom Hanks As Forrest Gump
Robin Wright Robin Wright As Jenny Curran
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Manages the difficult feat of being an intimate, even delicate tale played with an appealingly light touch against an epic backdrop.
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San Francisco Chronicle
At its best, Forrest Gump is a gentle, elegiac fantasy about love and trust.
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Amazing movie.Must see!
This is one of my most favorite movies ever!!It's touching and a unique movie and Tom Hanks was the perfect actor for Forrest Gump. Classic!!
22.July.2013 |  by: Devaney Roberts
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Such a great classic film
20.March.2012 |  by: Phillip anderson
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Top 5 Movie of all time
Forrest Gump is a classic. If you haven't seen it, where have you been?
12.February.2009 |  by: bobbr
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Hey I know this...my favorite movie.
Love this movie. It has it all...drama, comedy, fun, etc. A must see for someone who wants to feel good and see something quite unique. An instant classic!
03.December.2008 |  by: Dan
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Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what youre going to get!
Long time favorite. Tom Hanks is brilliant as the mentally handicapped Forrest Gump. He lives a full and amazing life thru his good heart and openness to the world. Funny, classic and unique. Wow. love this movie!
15.September.2008 |  by: Eric
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An important classic!
Forrest Gump takes us on a sentimental ride through American history. The way important events in America's recent history are integrated into Forrest Gump's life story is entertaining. But there is also a more personal side in the story of his...
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14.August.2008 |  by: ralph.wiggum
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must see
Tom Hanks' most memorable role. He plays a mentally challenged boy who struggles all his life to be normal. He has an amazing range of experiences, including being a pingpong player, a soldier in the Vietnam War and a business man. Forrest Gump can...
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