15 Interesting Facts About 'Forrest Gump'

By Staff Writer

Released in 1994, Forrest Gump is a modern classic in every sense of the word. Even if you’ve never seen the film, which in and of itself seems impossible, chances are you’ve at least heard one or two lines from the film. After all, Mama was a real smart lady. But, I digress.

The Oscar-winning film was unique for its time, seamlessly blending historical footage with the latest advancements in CGI. And on top of that, it had incredible acting and cinematography. Moreover, the story was told with a ton of heart, plenty of humor, and serious subject matter, making it timeless in many ways.

The Oscar-winning film became bigger than anyone expected and became cemented into pop culture history. While there has been some controversy surrounding it, it has earned its reputation, as it is still talked about to this day.

Although you may know the film well, and maybe have seen it many times, you may not know everything there is to know about it. We’ve compiled a list of the most interesting facts about Forrest Gump, that most people don’t know. We were certainly surprised by some of these! And with that said, let’s take a look…