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Rating & Content Info
Why is Forrest Gump rated PG-13? Forrest Gump is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for drug content, some sensuality and war violenceViolence: Soldiers are shown in a Vietnam War context, during an intense battle some are killed while others are left badly injured, many are shown with bloody injuries -- some explicit, one man loses both legs and is later seen with amputated limbs. Other boys bully a young boy who has a physical impairment. They throw rocks at him until he begins to run and miraculously escapes from them. A female character is slapped and knocked to the ground. Fisticuffs occur in some scenes with blood effects. Sexual abuse of a child is implied. Newsreel footage shows actual violent events.
Sexual Content: A woman removes her bra while a man watches (we see this from behind), she places his hand on her breast. In another scene a naked woman is seen with explicit nudity obscured by a prop and positioning. Sexual sounds are heard, a couple is shown kissing and sex is later implied. Men are seen without shirts and some rear male nudity is seen from a distance.
Language: A single sexual expletive is heard. Crude and clinical anatomical terms, scatological curses and terms of deity are frequently used. Derogatory racial comments and developmental slurs are included.
Drugs/Alcohol Drug use is depicted along with smoking and the consumption of alcohol.
Page last updated December 9, 2014
|British Columbia||PG||violence; nudity, sexually suggestive scenes, coarse language.|
|Alberta||PG||Reclassified in 2014: Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.|
|Manitoba||PG||Not Suitable For Young Children.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "Forrest Gump"
Cast and Crew
Forrest Gump is directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Sally Field.
The most recent home video release of Forrest Gump movie is December 9, 2014. Here are some details…Home Video Notes: Forrest Gump: 20th Anniversary Edition
Release Date: 30 September 2014
After a short theatrical re-release, Forrest Gump comes to home video in a Twentieth Anniversary Edition with the following extras:
- Greenbow Diary
- The Art of Screenplay Adaptation
- The Make-up of Forrest Gump
- Through the Ears of Forrest Gump – Sound Design
- Little Forrest
- An Evening with Forrest Gump
- Easter Eggs - Groom on Gump
- And More
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