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Forrest Gump

CastTom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field, Rebecca Williams, Haley Joel Osment, Sam Anderson, Geoffrey Blake, Michael Conner Humphreys
Year released1994
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Principal Mr. Hancock tells Mrs. Gump, referring to her young son Forrest, “His I.Q. is 75.”
”The state requires a minimum I.Q. of 80 to attend public school, Mrs. Gump.”
Mrs. Gump: “He might be a bit on the slow side...” (0:07)

A guitar playing guest tells Forrest, “Say man, show me that crazy little walk you just did there.” (0:11)

Forrest and his mother recognize the guest, Elvis Presley, on television. (0:11)

Forrest, referring to his friend Jenny’s father, “He was always kissing and touching her and her sisters.”
Forrest finds Jenny at home, bruised, running from her father who carries a liquor bottle. (0:18)

Man watching a football game: “That there is Forrest Gump, coach, just a local idiot.” (0:21)

Forrest: “... college was very confusing time.” (0:22)

A college man tells Forrest, “Not raccoons, you idiot.” (0:22)

Forrest sees a picture of Marilyn Monroe on the sink at the White House. (0:30)

The drill Sergeant tells Forrest, “You must have a Goddamn I.Q. of 160.” (0:33)

Jenny asks Forrest, “You think I could fly off this bridge?” (0:38)

Another wounded soldier tells Forrest, “See, any idiot can play.” (0:59) 

Forrest’s commanding officer in Vietnam, Lieutenant Dan, tells Forrest, “They gave you, an imbecile, a moron, who goes on television... the Congressional Medal of Honor.” (1:15)

Bubba’s mother Mrs. Blue asks Forrest, “Are you crazy, or just plain stupid?” (1:27)

Forrest visits the grave of his friend Bubba. (1:27)

Jenny snorts a line of cocaine from a mirror. (1:29)

Drug paraphernalia on a table. (1:29)

Choosing not to end her life Jenny steps down from a high balcony rather than jump. (1:30)

Lt. Dan tells Forrest, “You wrote me a letter, you idiot.” (1:32)

Forrest, referring to his mother: “She had got the cancer, and died on a Tuesday.” (1:41)

Forrest: “... and even though Bubba was dead, and Lt. Dan said I was nuts, I gave Bubba’s mama Bubba’s share.”
When she reads the letter Mrs. Blue faints. (1:42)

Television reporter: "Moments ago, at 2:25 P.M. as President Reagan was leaving... five or six gunshots were fired..." (1:58)

Forrest visits Jenny’s grave. (2:09)

References in About My Father, Archie's Final ProjectCanadian BaconCecil B. Demented, Fight ClubThe Big Sick, The Wackness

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