Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks), a kindhearted man with an IQ of 75, embarks on an extraordinary journey through American history. From his childhood in rural Alabama to the Vietnam War, ping-pong championships, and even outer space, Forrest innocently witnesses and participates in key historical events. All while searching for his one true love, Jenny Curran (Robin Wright).

Forrest Gump

Rated: PG-13

Duration: 2 hr 22 min

Release Date: July 6, 1994

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Robert Zemeckis

IMDb Rating: 8.8

Box Office Collection

Budget: $55 million

Opening Weekend USA: $23.2 million

Gross USA: $677.9 million

Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $678.2 million


67th Academy Awards
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Film Editing
Best Visual Effects
1995 Saturn Awards
Best Supporting Actor
Best Fantasy Film
1995 Golden Globe Awards
Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Best Director
Best Motion Picture – Drama
1995 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
Best Actor


Tom HanksForrest Gump
Robin WrightJenny Curran
Gary SiniseLieutenant Dan Taylor
Sally FieldMrs. Gump
Mykelti WilliamsonBubba Blue
Haley Joel OsmentForrest Gump Jr.
Michael JeterLieutenant Dan’s superior
Siobhan Fallon HoganMrs. Calhoun
Geoffrey BlakeForrest’s business partner
Sam AndersonThe bus stop storyteller

Writer & Director

Eric Roth (adapted from the novel by Winston Groom)Writer
Robert ZemeckisDirector