Forrest Gump Turns 20 Years Old Today!

Shrimp on toast! We can hardly believe it but we’ve just caught word that one of the very best classic films from our ever-growing collection is turning a cool 20 years old today!

Yep, as scary shocking exciting as this is, the 90s classic Forrest Gump was released in UK cinemas today back in 1994! Frankly, we’re still in shock that 1994 was 20 years ago! Where has that time gone?! What kind of sorcery is this?

But it’s not only us who love this iconic flick. Picking up several awards along the way, this retro romantic fantasy comedy drama starring our movie hero  Tom Hanks snapped up some amazing Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, Best Visual Effects, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Film Editing. Wowzers!

So what made this films so special? Well….Forest himself of course, the music (oh the music!), the scenery, the ever-changing plot and a whole lot more!
To help ‘jog’ your movie memories just a touch, we thought we would put together some of the best moments that we follow Forrest through in order of appearance, like a storyboard of sorts. There are sooo many different parts, scenes and stories it’s hard to keep up!

So there you have it folks! Just our quick little taster of what this amazing and iconic story and film is all about. What a legend!

So what are your memories of this amazing film? Can you remember the first time you saw it? What are your favourite moments? Let us know by leaving a comment below.