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Forrest Gump Plot

"Stupid is as stupid does," says Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks in an Oscar-winning performance) as he discusses his relative level of intelligence with a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. Entirely without trying, Forrest teaches Elvis Presley to dance, becomes a football star, meets John F. Kennedy, serves with honor in Vietnam, meets Lyndon Johnson, speaks at an anti-war rally at the Washington Monument, hangs out with the Yippies, defeats the Chinese national team in table tennis, meets Richard Nixon, discovers the break-in at the Watergate, opens a profitable shrimping business, becomes an original investor in Apple Computers, and decides to run back and forth across the country for several years. Meanwhile, as the remarkable parade of his life goes by, Forrest never forgets Jenny (Robin Wright Penn), the girl he loved as a boy, who

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Budget : US$55 mn
Box Office : US$677.9 mn

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This movie is so pure and heart wrenching. The cinematography is beautiful. The storyline might be one of those cliche human interest ones, but cliche human interest stories always manage to do exactly what they're meant to, i.e bring out emotions. This movie will leave you bawling on the floor with your heart in your hands. If you're into that stuff like I am, then this one is for you.

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