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Forrest Gump

Updated: Apr 16

What Makes It So Great?


"Mama always says life is like a box of chocolates you never know what you're gonna get." This quote right from the movie is a great example of what makes it so great. In Forrest Gump, you never really know what you're gonna get. From a college All-American kick returner, to a Vietnam war hero, Forrest Gump takes you through the amazing but strange life of Forrest. The film is one of the most unique films of all time with memorable quotes, funny moments, and sad and dramatic scenes. There really isn't anything missing in Forrest Gump. With an all time performance by Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump stands the test of time, and is a great watch for just about anybody.


Why Would Teens Enjoy?


Most Teens would be intrigued for the entire duration of this movie. It keeps an audience on their toes, and makes it so you have no idea where the story is going next. With famous figures constantly popping in, the film makes an audience stay interested in Forrest's life. With great action, dramatic, and funny moments Forrest Gump does not miss anything a teen would like in a movie.


Where Does It Rank All Time?


Forrest Gump is widely considered one of the most memorable, quotable, and recognizable films of all-time. Aside from the recognition it gets from fans, it is also critically acclaimed as it won six academy awards including best picture and best actor. Forrest Gump is a staple in American film history and it is quoted consistently throughout the country.


Memorable Lines


  • "Mama always says life is like a box of chocolates you never know what you're gonna get."

  • “Stupid is as stupid does.”

  • “Run, Forrest!

  • " Anyway like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea"

  • " Mama always said dying was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn't"


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109830/



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