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  • Published: [United States] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2001], c1994.
  • Year Published: 1994
  • Edition: Special ed. ; widescreen version.
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: PG-13

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  • 0792174844 :
  • 097361564449

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Forrest Gump

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Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: Aug. 28, 2001.

Orignally produced as a motion picture in 1994.

Based on the novel by Winston Groom.

Special features: Forrest Gump commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump, a making-of documentary (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup, a featurette on the aging techniques used in the film; Through the ears of Forrest Gump, a feature on the sound design of the film; Building the world of Forrest Gump, a feature on the production design of the film; Seeing is believing: the visual effects of Forrest Gump; photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailer.

Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field.

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest becomes representative of the baby boomer generation having walked through life blindly.

DVD ; Widescreen ; Dolby digital surround.

Contents: Forrest Gump.

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This is a great all time favorite movie. I have seen this movie many times also. Tom Hanks is one of the greatest actors.


the special effects in this film were amazing for the time, and still impressive now. this film has a great story and tom hanks was flawless in his portrayal of forrest gump. loved robin wright as jenny, too!


Even after seeing this so many times, it still is a story that keeps you interested. The social commentary is fantastic, and the characters seem like real people!


I've watched this movie over 20 times. It's funny, endearing, cute, romantic, sad, and it has an fun/interesting plot


The most sweetest and funniest movie ever!

great movie

I think this was one of tom hanks best acting roles


it is a funny funny funny movie that you hear so many quotes from ;). amazing and touching at the same time though

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