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8,449 Ratings

Forrest Gump

Directed by Robert Zemeckis
United States, 1994
Drama, Comedy


A man with an IQ below 75 rises above his circumstances in his search for happiness, becoming a successful athlete, a war hero, a ping-pong champion, and a wealthy businessman in the process.

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Forrest Gump Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1995 | 6 wins including: Best Picture

1995 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1994 | 4 wins including: Best Film

BAFTA Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Special Effects

1995 | 6 nominations including: Best Film

Directors Guild of America

1995 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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