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Forrest Gump

  PG-13 HD Closed Captioning

Robert Zemeckis

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Plot Summary

Tom Hanks gives an astonishing performance as Forrest, an everyman whose simple innocence comes to embody a generation. Alongside his mamma (Sally Field), his best friend Bubba (Mykelti Williamson), and his favorite girl Jenny (Robin Wright), Forrest has a ringside seat for the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. Winner of six Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), and Best Actor (Tom Hanks), FORREST GUMP remains one of the great movie triumphs of all time.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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72%
  • Reviews Counted: 81
  • Fresh: 58
  • Rotten: 23
  • Average Rating: 7.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Forrest Gump 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. – Stephen Holden, New York Times, Jan 7, 2014

Fresh: A picaresque story of a simpleton's charmed odyssey through 30 years of tumultuous American history, Forrest Gump is whimsy with a strong cultural spine. – Todd McCarthy, Variety, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: It's most successful when it is being off-center, a state of grace it doesn't quite have the nerve to maintain. – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, Jan 8, 2014

Fresh: This tall tale may reach monumental proportions, but Forrest Gump always keeps its magical airiness and grace. – Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune, Feb 20, 2013

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Customer Reviews

The Best

I don't know how many people I've asked but the majority of them say this is the best movie ever. I have to agree with them. It's one of tthe best movies I have ever seen.

great

this is without a doubt the best movie ever made

two thumbs up

I believe this is one of the most well-rounded movies I've seen. It's got every element: history, romance, comedy. It's a movie for everyone and you won't be let down.