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I Love Forrest Gump

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    The character Jenny reminds me of myself in my

    youth. I used to jump from place to place, relationship to relationship, trying to find myself. In the end and looking back I think there was probably a short period of time when I found myself but it was short lived.
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2014

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    I Love Forrest Gump! :-)

    "That's all I have to say about that."
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 5 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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    I Do. Tom Hanks Is Wonderful

    I haven't seen anything with Tom Hanks in it, that I haven't liked a lot. He is very good at his craft, and he always chooses his parts with care. I think he wouldn't do a movie unless he felt something for the character he was going to play. I think he needs to believe in the...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Jan 14, 2012

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    I Love Forest

    "life is a box of chocolate,you'll never know what you gonna get" that's my motto until the end..can't forget this inspiring movie!.full of struggles,adventure and of course romance,,thats how i manage my life today.And believe it or not I can watch this over and over again...
    rutchie rutchie 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    Slow Down

    I'm the type of person who thinks about things thoroughly and constantly. It's honestly to the point at times that I will think about something so long that I initially wanted to do that I will talk myself out of doing things and taking chances which I regret later not taking...
    MartyMcFly MartyMcFly 22-25, T Dec 3, 2012

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    My Thoughts On Remembering This Film

    This movie brings up lots of emotions and it has painfully sad things in it and yet it is also funny and inspiring. I haven't seen this film in a few years so the points I make are from memory alone. It is sad that the only reason Forrest goes to the school is because his mum has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    Watched It the Other Day

    I watched it the other day - I think it was saturday. Yep Saturday. My husband was leaving at 3am Sunday morning so we stayed up watching TV all night and forrest gump was on, my husband was laughing at me because it got me all upset and sad (although I think that was more to do...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Jan 28, 2008

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    toots01 toots01 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2014

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    The day finally arrived: Forrest Gump dies

    and goes to heaven. He is met at the gates of heaven by St. Peter. St. Peter says, "Well, Forrest, it's certainly good to see you. We have heard a lot about you. I must inform you that the place is filling up fast, and we've been administering an entrance exam to everyone. The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses May 15

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    The Movie Is Awesome..

    It's just a really great movie in my opinion.. And so is the soundtrack.. I bought it yesterday :) I love it :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 6, 2008

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    Parked Between Two Cars

    After selling shoes all day I picked my gf and we went to see a movie.I love going to the movies.The pop corn,a soda,it's the only time a drink a coke anymore,some candy of some sort.usually I will choose a candy that doesn't crunch real loud like chocolate covered peanuts or...
    rknst74 rknst74 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    Classic ... Priceless Too

    Forrest: My momma always said, "Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." Mrs Gump: You have to do the best with what God gave you. Forrest: That's all I have to say about that. Forrest: What's my destiny, Mama? Mrs Gump: You're...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 7 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    It's My Favorite Movie

    I loved all the current events that happened in that movie. I love the music in that movie. I loved lieutenant dan. I loved how forrest loved jenny. I thought tom hanks did a superb job in the movie.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2008

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    xJesuslivesx xJesuslivesx 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2014

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    A Wonderful Film!!

    I think its the innocence i love the most, and the fact that no matter how many times i watch it I always cry at the end. Oh and not forgetting the fact that i fancy captain dan!! and want to give Bubba a cuddle..
    nectarine nectarine 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    Same Actor, Completely Different Roles

    So, I finally got a chance to watch Saving Private Ryan....wow...what an incredible, yet emotional movie with Tom Hanks...They couldn't have picked a better actor than him....Now, my point is this: Between Forrest Gump and Saving Private Ryan and the differences with the roles...
    A7X2009 A7X2009 31-35, F May 14, 2013

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    Run Forrest, Run!

      The greatest guy ever. Loyal to everyone. Life is like a box of chocolates.  You never know which one you'l get.  That.s what my momma says.
    sudzo sudzo 13-15, T Jan 24, 2009

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    I could watch this movie over

    and over! I have also read the book and it's great! He may not be the smartest but he is sure is brave and really caring, especially about jenny, his mom, dan, and bubba. "My mama said life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what your gonna get."
    Kapliadantis Kapliadantis 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    I Love That Film

    Yes... I saw it several times.. I am able to watch it 100x...everytime it's on TV i watch it... Tom Hanks plays Forrest very convincingly...and to play handicapped person is very difficult.. ..really really good film :)
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Forrest Is My Inspiration

    This movie has really been an inspiration for me because it taught me to reach my goal though with so many difficulties.The best part is to be happy with what u do with urself...
    lordrules lordrules 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    One Of The Greatest

    It's one of my all time favorites. I'll watch it any time I see it on no matter how late it is and I have to get up early. It's like some kind of impulse, when I see it on I can't not flip on the channel. I was once in a relationship with a girl and I knew it wasn't going to...
    keithstone248 keithstone248 26-30, M Aug 23, 2012

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    Just Watched

    I bought 'Forrest Gump' on blu-ray because I was asking myself why I didn't have classic movies. I watched the movie when it was released when I was younger. I think the year was '95. Since then I never really watched the movie in its entirely when it would play on the local...
    ceevans4 ceevans4 26-30, M Oct 9, 2013

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    Every Line Is A Piece Of Chocolate!

    I watched Forrest Gump for the first time this summer and laughed and cried. It is one of those RARE movies that made me feel so alive and free and said, hey! LIFE IS A PRICELESS THING!!... Like A Beautiful Mind or Shine. Forrest Gump hit my top ten favorites list immediately...
    catlady90 catlady90 18-21 Jul 6, 2010

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    I really love Forrest Gump,

    my dad let me watch it before when I was a kid and I just watched it on HBO! This is so cool! :D
    iiEdieCupcakeii iiEdieCupcakeii 13-15, F Jan 27

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    Run Forest Run

    What a great movie... inspirational and fun and silly and sad all in one. His innocence is so heart warming.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    A Legend

    Forrest Gump lives a simple life and yet innocently participates in the history of the United States as it happens during his lifetime. He meets a young Elvis Presley; he gets on the University of Alabama football team, coached by Bear Bryant, and becomes an All-American; he...
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 2, 2012

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    Forrest Gump.

    So I just finished watching Forrest Gump. This is the first time I've ever seen the movie, and I fell in love with it. Forrest Gump. I'm sorry. I'm just speechless. I almost cried, and I don't really do that often. I'm a tough guy B| Forrest Gump made me think, about my life...
    owlcity01 owlcity01 13-15, M May 4, 2013

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    The Characture Of Forrest Gump Is So Cute...

    I really enjoyed watching that movie.... if I were his girlfriend in the movie I would have taken him to my bedroom....
    sunnyjulia sunnyjulia 31-35 Jun 24, 2010

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    Heart.

    I absolutely in love with this movie. I've watch it four times. It show us how a heart could be connected to world, to friend, to his love and kid. Just a beautiful lovestory about mankind and the wife his heart had choosed. No matter his trials, this guy had charged in life...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    Sad..

    Over all, in my opinon, this was a sad movie. It shows how cruel children can be-for no reason. How mentally ill people-are sometimes mistreatd and taken advantage of...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2008

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    I Remember This

    this film reminds me of my mums house, and her. i used to always watch it at her house till i got sick of it, its such an inspiring film and poor forest gets her in the end then she leaves him again talk about a player ;) then shes sweet and has a kid which she names after him aw...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 24, 2012

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    First of all, please don't judge..I am a good person that did a not-so-good-thing. I fell deeply in love with someone I shouldn't have. He feels the same. We are both with other...
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    I do love cooking. I cook for my family. I love choosing what to cook and making it different each day. I love planning and shopping for ingredients. I do follow recipes but not...
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