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…






Forrest Gump:
What's the matter, Momma?

Mrs. Gump:
I'm dyin', Forrest. Come on in, sit down over here.

Forrest Gump:
Why are you dyin', Momma?

Mrs. Gump:
It's my time. It's just my time. Oh, now, don't you be afraid, sweetheart. Death is just a part of life. It's something we're all destined to do. I didn't know it, but I was destined to be your momma. I did the best I could.

Forrest Gump:
You did good, Momma.

Mrs. Gump:
Well, I happened to believe you make your own destiny. You have to do the best with what God gave you.

Forrest Gump:
What's my destiny, Momma?

Mrs. Gump:
You're gonna have to figure that out for yourself. Life is a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you're gonna get.

Forrest Gump:
[narrating] Momma always had a way of explaining things so I could understand them.

Mrs. Gump:
I will miss you, Forrest.

Forrest Gump:
[narrating] She had got the cancer and died on a Tuesday. I bought her a new hat with little flowers on it. And that's all I have to say about that.

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