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Title Forrest Gump [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents a Steve Tisch/Wendy Finerman production ; a Robert Zemeckis film ; produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey ; screenplay by Eric Roth ; directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Publication Info. Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2001]


Volume Number of Copies Request
DISC 1-2 66 Request this Volume
Edition Special collector's edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 022100
Description two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Widescreen DVD collection
Widescreen DVD collection.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital surround.
Cast Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
Based on the novel by Winston Groom.
Credits Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri ; production designer, Rick Carter ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston.
Summary The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
Awards Academy Award, 1995: Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), Best Film Editing (Arthur Schmidt), Best Visual Effects, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Eric Roth)
Golden Globe, 1995: Best Motion Picture--Drama, Best Director--Motion Picture (Robert Zemeckis), Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture--Drama (Tom Hanks)
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, some sensuality and war violence.
Note Special features: Commentary by director Robert Zemeckis, producer Steve Starkey, and production designer Rick Carter; and by producer Wendy Finerman; Through the eyes of Forrest Gump (documentary) (ca. 29 min.); The magic of makeup; Through the ears of Forrest Gump (sound design); Building the world of Gump (production design); Seeing is believing (the visual effects); photo gallery; screen tests; theatrical trailers.
Contents Forrest Gump -- Behind the magic of Forest Gump.
Language English or French language tracks; optional English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired); closed-captioned.
Subject Groom, Winston, 1944- Forrest Gump -- Film adaptations.
Groom, Winston, 1944- -- Film adaptations.
Groom, Winston, 1944- (OCoLC)fst00022472
Forrest Gump (Groom, Winston) (OCoLC)fst01389514
People with mental disabilities -- United States -- Drama.
Love. (OCoLC)fst01002769
People with mental disabilities. (OCoLC)fst01057383
Komische films.
Love -- Drama.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Romantic plays.
Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Romance films. (OCoLC)fst01710332
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
War films. (OCoLC)fst01710402
Romance films.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
War films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Local Subject Digital video collection.
Academy Awards best picture -- 1991-2000.
French language materials -- Videorecordings.
Added Author Zemeckis, Robert, 1952- director.
Tisch, Steve, producer.
Finerman, Wendy, producer.
Starkey, Steve, producer.
Roth, Eric, 1945- screenwriter.
Burgess, Don, 1956- cinematographer.
Schmidt, Arthur, film editor.
Silvestri, Alan, musician.
Hanks, Tom, actor.
Wright, Robin, 1966- actor.
Sinise, Gary, actor.
Williamson, Mykelti, actor.
Field, Sally, actor.
Based on (work): Groom, Winston, 1944- Forrest Gump.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Added Title Forrest Gump (Motion picture)
ISBN 0792174844
Standard No. 097361564449
Music No. 156444 Paramount Pictures
15644 Paramount Pictures (container)
3000058342 Paramount Pictures (container)

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