Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

  • PG-13
  • 1994
  • 142 min
  • USA
  • drama, romance
9/10

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Screenwriter: Eric Roth

Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise

Steve Starkey won 1995 Academy Awards Award for Best Picture

Forrest Gump may be an overly sentimental film with a somewhat problematic message, but its sweetness and charm are usually enough to approximate true depth and grace.

Director


  • Robert Zemeckis
    Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Zemeckis first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director of the comedic time-travel Back to the Future film series, as well as the Academy Award-winning live-action/animation epic Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), though in the 1990s he diversified into more dramatic fare, including...

Main Cast


Details


Year: 1994

Runtime: 142 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Black and White, Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby SR, SDDS, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital

Reviews


  • Duane Byrge (Hollywood Reporter)

    Contrasting Forrest's unassuming innocence with the upheavals and rancor of the times, the film is a wisely goofy commentary on the stupidity of smartness.

  • Dave Kehr (New York Daily News)

    A dark and driven work, haunted by violence, cruelty and a sense of the tragically absurd.