These Forrest Gump Facts Are Better Than a Box of Chocolates

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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The More You Know

  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse, who played the character of ‘Fogell/McLovin’ in the coming-of-age indie flick ‘Superbad,’ was only 17 when filming took place. Being a minor at the time, his mother was required to be on the set during the filming of his sex scene.
  • Iron Man owns area 51.
  • Often derided as a mega-flop, Waterworld actually took home nearly $90m more in worldwide box office than its estimated budget.
  • Original drawings for Iron Man’s suit contained roller blades!
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