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Forrest Gump (2001, original release: 1994)
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Call Number DVD/DRAMA/FORREST


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Published: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, c2001
Series: Widescreen DVD collection
Edition:  Special collector's ed. ; widescreen version
Description:  2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0792166892, 0792174844 :,
Language:  English


Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994

Based on the novel by Winston Groom

Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); 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 comes to embody a generation

MPAA rating: PG-13

DVD, Dolby digital surround

Dialogue in English or French; closed-captioned

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Additional Credits:
Hanks, Tom
Wright, Robin, 1966-
Sinise, Gary
Williamson, Mykelti
Field, Sally
Zemeckis, Robert, 1952-
Roth, Eric, 1945-
Finerman, Wendy
Tisch, Steve
Starkey, Steve
Silvestri, Alan
Groom, Winston, 1944-
Paramount Pictures Corporation

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