What "Forest Gump"facts we might not know?

One of the best American films you like to watch from time to time. May be some unknown facts seem interesting.

Classical  American movie, which has become a classic of world cinema. The film, which has won the of millions  fans’ hearts by its  kindness, simplicity, and sincerity. The history of the whole country was presented  through the prism of an eccentric guy who seems to have no place in the real world.

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There are some unknown facts about the film, which, seem interesting.

  1. The moment when Forrest Gump began his speech at the anti-war rally in Washington, the microphone was  turned off. Tom Hanks, at this moment, said the following words: "When people go to Vietnam, they go back to their mothers without legs. And sometimes they do not come back at all. This is bad. That's all I want to say about it.
  2.  Each time when there is a change in the film Forrest Gump’ age, he is shown in the cellular blue shirt.
  3. Tom Hanks did not receive a fixed fee for the film. Instead, he agreed to get only a commission, which brought him more than $ 40 million.
  4. When Forrest was explained how to play ping-pong, he  was  advised  not to take  eyes off the ball. From that moment, in all the episodes he did not blink while playing.
  5. Tom Hanks ’brother Jim Hanks, dubbed him in many moments .
  6. The phrase "My name is Forrest Gump. People call me Forrest Gump "was accidentally invented by Tom Hanks while filming. Robert  Zemeckis  liked it and decided to include in the film.
  7. Tom Hanks made up his mind to star in the film one and a half hours after he read the script. His only condition was to preserve the same historical events. He also wanted to reduce the southern accent of his character, but the director convinced him to leave without changes.
  8. Company Name Forrest and Bubba «Bubba Gump Shrimp Company» shortly after the film production became  the restaurant name  . Inside the restaurant it is a movie style. Today there are 31 restaurants in America.
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  9. Gary Sinise’s (Lt. Dan) leg were wrapped in special blue  cloth  in order  “to remove his feet” when necessary.
  10. Bill Murray, John Travolta and Chevy Chase gave up the role of Forrest Gump. Travolta later admitted he had made a fatal mistake.
  11.  In the scene where Forrest plays ping-pong ball is not real. It is made with the help of computer graphics so that the ball always hits the racket.
  12.  The bench on which the main character sits is still kept  in the Museum of Savannah City.
  13.  The scene in which Forrest Gump is running is based on real events. In 1982, Louis Michael Figueroa (Louis Michael Figueroa) ran from New Jersey to San Francisco to support  the Cancer Society.  "I just put one foot in front of the other," that was his phrase  which was added  into a film.
  14.  Most hippies in the crowd  who  participated in protests in Washington - the actors involved in the Renaissance Festival in Maryland. It so happened that there were so many people with long hair.
  15. Ceremony awarding  Forrest Gump with  Medal of Honor  is a real scene in which the head of Tom Hanks was attached to another person using special effects.
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  16. The well-known phrase, "Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates. You never know which one you will get out of it "took the 40th place in the American Film Institute list of quotations  (totally 100 citations).
  17. Shrimp boat from  the film, is now standing next to the restaurant Planet Hollywood  in Disneyworld in Florida.
  18. The film is placed in the Library of Congress, as having a "great cultural, historical and aesthetic value."
  19. Elvis's voice, who was present in the film belongs to the actor Kurt Russell.
  20. Inspired by his character actor Gary Sinise founded the rock band "Lieutenant Dan Group". This band travels to military units of the United States Army and supports  the soldiers.
  21. Actress Robin Wright while shooting a scene where she sings naked in a bar, was sick with the flu. Despite the fact that the shooting scene lasted more than a day, she spent  all this time practically naked.
  22. . Nicole Kidman and Demi Moore were  invited to play Janny. But they refused.
  23. The famous studio Warner Bros refused from  the rights to the film, in exchange for the film "Executive Decision," with Kurt Russell and Steven Seagal. Then the heads of the studio thought the film was doomed to failure after the success of "Rain Man", in which the guy was too eccentric, and the topic was closed.
  24. When it became clear that the film has gained incredible popularity, a logical question  about the shooting continuation stood up. Tom Hanks refused to appear in any sequel, believing that it could not be  done  with any movie. Later, however, Tom has changed his mind to "Toy Story" and "Da Vinci Code".
  25. The film lost a moment in which Forrest is playing with the dogs taking them away from the black guy, which in fact turns out to be Martin Luther King.
  26. . Actress Sally Field, who played his mother, is  only 10 years older than Tom Hanks. It is interesting, in the film "Zest", a couple of years before Tom and Sally played lovers.Forest Gump
  27. A Paramount Film Studio  earned $ 350 million at the film and still remained in debt for 62 million. It happens because of the promotion costs, distribution, and so on.
  28. All the scenes with the boat were shoot  in the waters of South Carolina. To create the  hurricane effect  jet aircraft engines were used.  Also, the film uses real Hurricane Hugo video facts, which took place in South Carolina in 1989.
  29. According to the author of the book Forrest Gump, Winston Groom, the best candidate for the leading role from his point of view was John Goodman.
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  30. Practically all the words that John Lennon says in the film are  taken from his songs. However, this is an obvious fact for Lennon’s  fans.
  31. At the moment when Lieutenant Dan first saw Forrest and Bubba, he said certain military army expression that is usually translated: "You must be brand new (completion)." In English in the original, this phrase sounds like "You must be my FNGs". Which stands for "You must be my" Fuckin 'New Guys ". translation, in this case, can vary.
  32. Barry Sonnenfeld and Terry Gilliam denied the role of directors in this project. One can only imagine what would have come out of the case if it had  been made byTerry Gilliam.
  33. Tom Hanks' daughter is starring in the film. This is a red-haired girl from the bus.  And  the first boy who does not allow to Forrest  to sit is director Robert Zemeckis’s son.

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