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Twenty years ago, Tom Hanks inspired movie audiences around the world to reflect on the parallels between life and chocolate in the Oscar-winning Forrest Gump. In honor of its anniversary, the film is screening in IMAX theaters for one week, starting Sept. 5. For Gump superfans out there, it's a chance to relive some movie magic - just think how intense that floating feather will look on an IMAX screen! To some observers, since its 1994 theatrical run, Forrest Gump has permeated pop culture, leaving a legacy that has inspired further creative efforts and manages to still make news today. 1. Tom Hanks »
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Forrest Gump is celebrating its 20th birthday by returning to theaters this September in an all-new remastered IMAX re-release. To celebrate, Paramount has debuted a special poster for this occasion, which features Tom Hanks in his iconic suit and haircut, sitting on the bench that launched the infamous line, "Life is like a box of chocolates." Check it out, and then read on for the official IMAX press release.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; Tsx:imx), Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc. (Nasdaq: Viab), and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced that Robert Zemeckis' Academy Award® Best Picture-winning Forrest Gump will get an exclusive one-week IMAX® re-release, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the film's original theatrical release in 1994. The film will be digitally re-mastered for the immersive IMAX® format and released domestically by Paramount Pictures in IMAX® theatres starting September 5.
Forrest Gump, which won six Academy Awards including Best »
Forrest Gump taught us that life is like a box of chocolates—you never know what you're gonna get! It was 20 years ago this week the Tom Hanks, Robin Wright movie first hit theaters, and we've seen a lot of Forrest and Jenny Irl in the two decades since its release. But what about actors who played the younger versions of the film's stars? Well, Michael Conner Humphreys and Hanna Hall are still (fairly) recognizable today! Young Forest, now 29, pushed showbiz to the side for a bit, opting not to take on any more film or TV roles throughout his childhood. Instead, he grew up and as an adult, joined the Army. Per Fox News, his enlistment ended in June 2008, and he returned to his acting roots playing »
It's been 20 years since Forrest Gump hit theaters, and that means the movie's young stars are now all grown up. While we've already taken a look back at the Forrest Gump moments we will never be able to forget, it's now time to catch up with the hit movie's youngest stars - young Forrest and young Jenny, played by Michael Conner Humphreys and Hanna Hall, respectively. Keep scrolling to see the two actors in adulthood, and prepare to feel really, really old. »
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In honor of Forrest Gump's 20th Anniversary this year, Paramount Pictures announced today that it will release the 1994 classic from director Robert Zemeckis in IMAX theaters for the first time, starting September 5.
It isn't known if this is a limited theatrical run, or if the studio is rolling out a newly-restored version of the drama for the anniversary release. The drama starring Tom Hanks will be going up against Lionsgate's Addicted and Open Road Films' The Green Inferno.
Tom Hanks took home his second Academy Award for his portrayal of the title character, as the plot follows his life story. He crossed paths with several historical figures throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, including Elvis Presley, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon. Forrest Gump earned $329.6 million during its theatrical run in 1994.
In related news, Paramount pushed its animated sequel The Spongebob Squarepants Movie 2 from February 13, 2015 to »
The actor posted a picture of himself with Sinise and Williamson, who played Lieutenant Dan and Bubba respectively in the 1994 movie, on his Twitter.
"Hadn't seen these old friends for too long," he tweeted along with the photo.
As the classic heartfelt movie approaches its 20th anniversary, we take a look back at what the main stars of the drama have gone on to accomplish since.
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