Picture from Forrest Gump
Overall C-

Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) is a simple man who manages to find his way into some of the most complicated historical moments of the 20th century.

Violence D
Sexual Content D
Profanity D+
Substance Use D+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for drug content, some sensuality and war violence

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Forrest Gump

What do you think Forrest Gump is trying to say? Because the main character doesn’t understand the complexities of the situations he, the viewer of the film is expected to interpret. Despite this freedom, how does the script manipulate the audience?