These Forrest Gump Facts Are Better Than a Box of Chocolates

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An Iconic Year

When Forrest Gump was in theaters, it did pretty well. However, also in theaters at the time were classics like Pulp Fiction, Shawshank Redemption, and Jurassic Park leading the box office sales.

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Money Maker

The original budget for the movie was 55 million dollars. A high price, but luckily the film earned over 279 million dollars in the opening month.

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The More You Know

  • In Iron Man/Avengers, J.A.R.V.I.S is an acronym for “Just A Rather Very Intelligent System.”
  • Beck Hansen wrote and composed the music played by the fictional band S*x Bob-omb in the movie "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World".
  • 101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan are the only two Disney movies where both parents are present and at least one doesn't die.
  • Barbie in Toy Story is voiced by Jodi Benson, best known for her role as Ariel in The Little Mermaid.
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