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.
To create the effect of Forrest carrying Bubba away from a napalm attack, stunt actors were initially used for compositing purposes. Then, Tom Hanks and Mykelti Williamson were filmed, with Williamson supported by a cable wire as Hanks ran with him. The explosion was then filmed, and the actors were digitally added to appear just in front of the explosions. The jet fighters and napalm canisters were also added by CGI.
Hello. My name's Forrest, Forrest Gump. You want a chocolate?
In the final scene the school bus pulls away leaving Forrest on the right and a line of white mail boxes to the left. Three of the mail boxes have round blue containers to put rolled up newspapers in attached to them. Between the bus departing shot and the white feather shot a newspaper appears and disappears in the blue container on the far left.
On the Nine Network, the channel alters scenes to avoid an M rating.
£11,302,303 (UK) (11 November 1994)
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