Forrest Gump 25th Anniversary Celebration! Select Screeners, and new 4K UHD, and Blu-Ray Releases

Forrest Gump
(Paramount Pictures)
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Forrest Gump Trailer by Paramount Pictures

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.


                To celebrate the film’s 25th anniversary, Paramount will host a special outdoor screening leading into Memorial Day weekend on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Friday, May 24, at 8:00 p.m.  The free screening will take place between 10th and 12th Streets with spots on the lawn available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

A newly remastered version of FORREST GUMP is now available in a two-disc Blu-ray.  The set includes access to a Digital copy of the film as well as over three hours of previously released bonus content detailing the creative efforts that went into making the enduring classic:
Disc 1
·         Commentary by Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey and Rick Carter
·         Commentary by Wendy Finerman
·         Musical Signposts to History
o   Introduction by Ben Fong-Torres
Disc 2
·         Greenbow Diary
·         The Art of the Screenplay Adaptation
·         Getting Past Impossible—Forrest Gump and the Visual Effects Revolution
·         Little Forrest
·         An Evening with Forrest Gump
·         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 of Forrest Gump
·         Screen Tests
·         Trailers

In addition, on June 23rd and 25th, FORREST GUMP will return to the big screen in more than 600 cinemas nationwide for two screenings each day as Fathom Events and Paramount present the film.  For information and tickets, visit

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Release Date 
June 11, 2019 on 4K UHD, and Blu-Ray

Genre Drama, Romance

Rated PG-13

Run-Time 2H 22M

Directed By Robert Zemeckis

Stars Tom Hanks, Rebecca Williams, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys, Harold G. Herthum, George Kelly, Bob Penny, John Randall, Sam Anderson, Margo Moorer, Ione M. Telech, Christine Seabrook, John Worsham, Peter Dobson, Siobhan Fallon Hogan