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1994 – Forrest Gump
Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Written by: Eric Roth
Produced by: Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey
Production year: 1994
Original release: 6 July 1994 (USA)
Running time: 2 Hours, 22 Minutes
Other cast: Rebecca Williams, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys
Misc: IMDB | Amazon | iTunes

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.