Directed by Robert Zemeckis, Forrest Gump is a simple man with a low IQ but good intentions. He is running through childhood with his best and only friend Jenny. His ‘mama’ teaches him the ways of life and leaves him to choose his destiny. Forrest joins the army for service in Vietnam, finding new friends called Dan and Bubba, he wins medals, inspires people to jog, starts a ping-pong craze, create the smiley, Gump who finds himself in every major event of the 1960s and ’70s. Along the way, he makes friends, changes lives and searches for a soul mate.