Is Forrest Gump a true story? Or based on a true story? Find out the history, truth, lies and details behind one of the all-time best movies ever made.
Forrest Gump the movie is based on Forrest Gump the book... which is based loosely on a lot of real, true stories and events that really happened, mixed up with a lot of stuff that is made up. So, where does Hollywood movie start and real history stop? Find out.
Forrest Gump stars Tom Hanks as Gump, Gary Sinise as Lieutenant Dan, Robin Wright as Jenny Curran, and Sally Field as Mama. Based on the true stories of Sammy L. Davis, Louise Figueroa, Harvey Ball and others. The film won best picture in 1994, and is one of the most profitable, epic movies ever made.
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