Forrest Gump

The Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Best Director Robert Zemeckis, and Best Actor Tom Hanks, this unlikely story of a slow-witted but good-hearted man somehow at the center of the pivotal events of the 20th century is a funny and heartwarming epic. Hanks plays the title character, a shy Sout…






[The recruits are stripping down and reassembling their M-14 rifles; Forrest finishes well ahead of the others]

Forrest Gump:
Done, Drill Sergeant!

Drill Sergeant:
[off screen] GUMP! [Hurrying over] Why did you put that weapon together so quickly, Gump?!

Forrest Gump:
You told me to, Drill Sergeant.

Drill Sergeant:
[Looks at a stopwatch he is holding] Jesus H. Christ! This is a new company record. If it wouldn't be a waste of such a damn fine enlisted man, I'd recommend you for OCS, Private Gump! You are gonna be a general someday, Gump! Now, disassemble your weapon and continue!

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