Forrest Gump by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Quiz Description

Since I am showing this in my history class and it was recently voted as "the most re-watchable film of all time," answer the following.

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Questions:

That superlative was awarded by THIS WEBSITE where voters vote on given topics (ex: the best date ideas for spring). The name of the website then states their job afterwards.

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Ranker (.com)

THIS DIRECTOR directed Forrest Gump (and won an Oscar as a result).

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Robert Zemekis

The film is based on the book of the same name by THIS AUTHOR.

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Winston Groom

Forrest Gump won the Oscar for Best Picture for the year 1994, a year that saw a murderers' row of great films all up for the award. Name ANY TWO of the other four films that lost to Forrest Gump that year.

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Four Weddings and a Funeral, Quiz Show, The Shawkshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction.

The movie begins at the end of the story (since it's all told via flashbacks) at Chippewa Square in THIS SOUTHERN CITY where Jenny ends up working as a waitress. Sorry to burst your bubble, but there's no park bench located there (it's now in the city's museum).

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Savannah

According to THIS ACTOR, he was the voice of Elvis (a role he previously played in 1979) when Forrest taught him some new dance moves at his mother's boarding house.

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Kurt Russell

THIS TOWN is the hometown of Forrest. It does not exist. Forrest's suggests Jenny should go back there after he disrupts the Black Panther Party in DC.

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Greenbow, Alabama!!

After visiting China for some ping-pong diplomacy, Forrest goes on THIS MAN'S TALK SHOW to talk about his time there. Forrest meets John Lennon and promptly gives him an idea for a song. (Imagine that...)

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Dick Cavett

The Doors have a total of six songs played in the film, the most for any band. Which song is playing when Jenny walks out the door on her abusive boyfriend?

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Love Her Madly [Three of the songs alone are when Forrest is playing ping-pong.)

The most quoted line in the film (aside from "Run, Forrest, Run) is "Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates....." Within five spots either way, this quote was ranked THIS in the AFI's "100 Years, 100 Quotes" ranking.

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40 (35-45)

THIS ACTOR made his film debut playing Forrest Gump, Jr.

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Haley Joel Osment

As Bubba lets the world know, shrimp is the fruit of the sea that can be prepared and served many different ways. He lists 21 ways in various scenes during basic training. Give any FOUR.

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barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich.

When Bubba finishes that list, what are he and Forrest doing in the barracks (be very specific in terms of action and method)?

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Cleaning the floor with toothbrushes

Thanks to Lt. Dan, Forrest got in on the ground floor of "some fruit company." In actuality he had his money invested in THIS COMPANY which was just about to revolutionize the tech industry.

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Apple

As is the running theme of the film, Forrest's life events are sometimes in sync with major events in US History. What specific event was being shown on the TV the day Forrest got his discharge papers from the Army?

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Nixon's resignation (speech) [Watergate is too broad an answer]