PG-13 | | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
This was one of two movies released in 1994 to have it's main character named Forrest. The other was On Deadly Ground (1994).
Hello. My name's Forrest, Forrest Gump. You want a chocolate?
When Forrest jumps off his boat when he see's Lt. Dan, the name "Jenny" is not painted on the boat, although Forrest had already painted on the name in an earlier scene.
Two additional historical figure scenes which didn't make the final cut appear on the DVD version:
£11,302,303 (UK) (11 November 1994)