Definition of Forrest Gump from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Forrest Gump

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a US comedy film (1994), directed by Robert Zemeckis, which won several Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. In its first year, it earned the third largest amount of any film ever ($330 million). Tom Hanks plays Forrest, a mentally slow man who becomes successful because he speaks the truth. The film was especially popular because it showed that honesty and a simple life can bring happiness.
My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates … you never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump