...den är inget annat än ett suveränt verk och regissören Robert Zemeckis har aldrig, varken innan eller efter, gjort en bättre film.
...beautifully paced, with a surprising amount of time dedicated to the characters just drinking in their surroundings, often while expressly isolated from others in the frame.
The charmed and charming life journey of an innocent tossed through three decades of America's turbulent modern history makes for an original and hugely appealing story.
What a magical movie.
At some point, Forrest Gump effectively stopped being a movie, transformed by its own success into an unavoidable cultural moment that came equipped with everything from its own line of catchphrases to a tie-in restaurant chain.