Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film, of course, stars
Originally released July 6, 1994, "Gump" was a huge hit, winning six
For all its success and pop-culture endurance — we all know why life is like a box of chocolates, after all — "Gump" remains a surprisingly polarizing movie 20 years on. Where many see a heartwarming modern classic full of good old American values, others see a mawkish, manipulative baby-boomer fairy tale.
Moviegoers will have a chance to reevaluate when "Forrest Gump" returns to theaters Sept. 5.