Forrest Gump – 1994

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Forrest Gump
Genre:
Drama, Romance

Release Date:
June 23, 1994

Duration:
142 minutes

Plot:
Forrest Gump was born in a small town of Alabama. Father unknown. The only one who stood for young Forrest Gump was his mother. Without having any other option, she turned her big house into a pansion, and rented rooms – for short or long-term – to people passing by the area. Forrest was a child with special needs, so he faced problems with bullies at school. Fortunately Jenny, his only friend, was always there for him and she softened the harshness that he faced from the rest kids. Years began to pass and our hero lived a special life. He met important people, lived extraordinary experiences, went to places and lived situations that other people would need to live several lifetimes to do so. His friendship with Jenny evolved into a one-sided love, for a great many years, and ultimately into a strong relationship, but unfortunately that happened towards the end of her turbulent life. And their best creation? Of course Forrest Junior, a brilliant and sweet little kid, who now would grow up with just his father…

Our impressions and movie review:
The shocking film “Forrest Gump” is based on the novel by Winston Groom, published in 1986. This is one of the best films of all time and it has left its own unique footprints in the movie scene. It is no coincidence at all that “Forrest Gump” won six Oscars (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Editing, Visual Effects, Best Adapted Screenplay). The story is ground shaking with pleasant, unpleasant and above all intense moments. The actors gave their best self and I believe they were excited by this remarkable production. “Forrest Gump” does not need my recommendations… this is one of the most famous movies. I am pretty sure you have already seen it, and I urge you to see this movie again. We must have seen this 3-4 times and each time it has something new to give us, teach us… This is unique! 😀

Forrest Gump – Trailer

Credits:

Writer:
Eric Roth

Director:
Robert Zemeckis

Cast:
Tom Hanks – Forrest Gump
Robin Wright – Jenny Curran
Rebecca Williams – Nurse at Park Bench
Sally Field – Mrs. Gump
Michael Conner Humphreys – Young Forrest
Harold G. Herthum – Doctor
George Kelly – Barber
Bob Penny – Crony
John Randall – Crony
Sam Anderson – Principal
Margo Moorer – Louise
Ione M. Telech – Elderly Woman
Christine Seabrook – Elderly Woman’s Daughter
John Worsham – Southern Gentleman / Landowner
Peter Dobson – Young Elvis Presley
Siobhan Fallon – School Bus Driver
Alexander Zemeckis – School Bus Boy
Logan Livingston Gomez – School Bus Boy
Ben Waddel – School Bus Boy
Elizabeth Hanks – School Bus Girl
Hanna Hall – Young Jenny Curran
Tyler Long – Red Headed Boy
Christopher Jones – Boy with Cross
Grady Bowman – Fat Boy
Kevin Mangan – Jenny’s Father
Fay Genens – Jenny’s Grandmother
Frank Geyer – Police Chief
Rob Landry – Red Headed Teen
Jason McGuire – Fat Teen
Pete Auster – Teen with Cross
Sonny Shroyer – College Football Coach
Brett Rice – High School Football Coach
Ed Davis – High School Football Coach
Daniel C. Striepeke – Recruiter
Bruce Lucvia – Kick Off Return Player
David Brisbin – Newscaster
Kirk Ward – Earl
Angela Lomas – Black Student
Timothy Record – Black Student
Deborah McTeer – Woman with Child on Park Bench
Mark Matheisen – Jenny’s Date
Al Harrington – Local Anchor #1
Jed Gillin – President Kennedy
Bob Harks – University Dean
Don Fischer – Army Recruiter
Kenneth Bevington – Army Bus Driver
Michael Flannery – Bus Recruit
Gary Robinson – Bus Recruit
Mykelti Williamson – Bubba Blue
Marlena Smalls – Bubba’s Mother
Kitty K. Green – Bubba’s Great Grandmother
Afemo Omilami – Drill Sergeant
Matt Wallace – Barracks Recruit
Danté McCarthy – Topless Girl
Paulie DiCocco – Emcee
Mike Jolly – Club Patron
Michael Kemmerling – Club Patron
John Voldstad – Club Patron
Jeffrey Winner – Club Patron
Russ Wilson – Pick-up Truck Driver
Daniel J. Gillooly – Helicopter Gunman
Gary Sinise – Lieutenant Dan Taylor
Calvin Gadsden – Sergeant Sims
Aaron Izbicki – Dallas
Michael Burgess – Cleveland
Steven Griffith – Tex
Bill Roberson – Fat Man at Bench
Michael McFall – Army Hospital Male Nurse
Eric Underwood – Mail Call Soldier
Steve DeRelian – Wounded Soldier
Byron Minns – Wounded Soldier
Stephen Bridgewater – Hospital Officer
Bonnie Ann Burgess – Army Nurse
Scott Oliver – National Correspondent #1
John William Galt – President Johnson
Hilary Chaplain – Hilary
Isabel Rose – Isabel
Jay Ross – Veteran at War Rally
Richard D’Alessandro – Abbie Hoffman
Dick Stilwell – Policeman at War Rally
Kevin Davis – Black Panther
Michael Jace – Black Panther
Geoffrey Blake – Wesley
Tim Perry – Hippie at Commune
Vanessa Roth – Hollywood Boulevard Girlfriend
Emily Carey – Hollywood Boulevard Girlfriend
Paul Raczkowski – Man in VW Bug
Valentine – Chinese Ping Pong Player
Joe Stefanelli – John Lennon
Tiffany Salerno – Carla
Marla Sucharetza – Lenore
Aloysius Gigl – Musician Boyfriend
Jack Bowden – National Correspondent #4
Joe Alaskey – President Nixon
Lazarus Jackson – Discharge Officer
W. Benson Terry – Stanley Loomis
Matt Rebenkoff – Drugged Out Boyfriend
Peter Bannon – Local Correspondent #2
The Hallelujah Singers of Beaufort South Carolina – Church Choir
Joe Washington – Local Anchor #2
Nora Dunfee – Elderly Southern Woman
Nathalie Hendrix – Local Anchor #3
Hallie D’Amore – Waitress in Cafe
Chiffonye Cobb – Hannibal Reporter
Juan Singleton – Hannibal Reporter
Bobby Richardson – Hannibal Reporter
Michael Mattison – Taxi Driver
Lenny Herb – Young Man Running
Charles Boswell – Aging Hippie
Timothy McNeil – Wild Eyed Man
Haley Joel Osment – Forrest Junior
Lonnie Hamilton – The Minister
Teresa Denton – Lieutenant Dan’s Fiancée

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