Forest Gump Essay, Research Paper
There is a huge difference between very bad movies and
very good ones. That?s because films can be on either side
of the quality scale. A good movie has the ability to
burrow deep into the subconscious, with unpredictable and
occasional remarkable results. A great work of art can
cause euphoria, touch a deep emotional chord, or, in rare
cases effect fundamental changes in a persons outlook on
life. A movie that can do all of the above and more is
Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump is a movie with a great cast, a
good moral lesson and a refreshing outlook on life.
Forrest Gump has a great cast including two times Oscar
winner Tom Hanks, Sally Fields, and Robin Wright. In this
movie We have a special bond with Tom Hanks which plays
Forrest Gump. We saw him in Big go from a boy to a man in a
result of an ill-advised wish at the carnival. Now we see
him play that innocent boy again. In some ways, Forrest
Gump represents a return to the theme of his earlier movie.
In this case, the main character(Tom Hanks) remains a child
in heart and spirit, even as his body grows to maturity.
Sally Fields plays Forrest Gump?s mother, who runs a
boarding house in Greenbow, Alabama. Robin Wright plays the
adult part of Jenny Curran, Forrest?s best friend and the
love of his life. Jenny is never far from Forrest?s
thoughts, no matter what he is doing or where he is. There
are many other secondary actors that help create the magical
moments of the movie.
There is nothing better than a movie that reaffirms our
morals and Forrest Gump does exactly this. Forest Gump goes
from a star football player, a war hero, a successful
business man to something of a pop icon. During his thirty
year period we see him give back to the community. He never
forgets his friends and always helps them out in every way
possible. He puts the safety of others before his, like we
see in the war scene, when he keeps coming back for the
others even when it meant putting his life in danger. It
reminds us that we should sometimes put others before
ourselves. This movie also helps us to remember that we
have to do things for the love of doing them not only for
the money, like in one of the scenes when Forrest has become
a millionaire but keeps cutting grass because he loves doing
Forrest Gump has several messages that help us refresh
out outlook on life, some of which are less obvious than
others. But the most frequently recurring theme is an
admonition not to give up on life. Forrest shows us how the
passage of time brings solace to even the most embittered
hearts. His innocence comes through a limited understanding
of the world around him and gives him a uniquely positive
perspective on life. Forrest has a trio of assets that is
above average lifestory drama: his optimism, freshness, and
emotional honesty. Though the movie does not seek to reduce
every member of the audience to tears, it has moment whose
power come from their simplicity. Equally as important then
those powerful moments is the laughter to refresh our
outlook on life.
Forrest Gump is definitely a movie you do not want to
miss. It brings light to all our lives. The producer of
this movie did a great job in putting so many lessons and
messages together. If you like Philadelphia starring Tom
Hanks you will fall in love with Forrest Gump because Tom
Hanks performance is impressive. This is a marvelous motion
picture that the whole family will love. Without a doubt
this will go to your all time favorite movie list. So when
you have a chance to sit down and enjoy a fabulous movie,
run down to your nearest Blockbuster?s and pick up a copy,
you won?t regret it.
i-If possible watch with a group of loudest friends to keep
you up while you make fun of the movie.
ii-Have you run out of movies to rent for your blockbuster
nights? Then rent this one.
iii-Go watch it at the theaters but do not expect to want
to watch it to many times after.
iiii-You will go at least twice to watch it at the
iiiii-A life changing movie. Defiantly an all time