Forrest Gump may refer to: Forrest Gump (novel), 1986 novel by Winston Groom Forrest Gump (film), 1994 feature film starring Tom Hanks, based on the 1986 novel Forrest Gump (character), main character of the film and book "Gump" (song), Weird Al Yankovic song about above character Forrest Gump - Original Motion Picture Score, film score by Alan Silvestri Forrest Gump (soundtrack), soundtrack compilation album of the film
Cast Away is a 2000 film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks. Hanks portrays a FedEx employee who is stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes on a flight over the South Pacific. The film depicts his attempts to survive on the island using remnants of his plane's cargo, as well as his eventual escape and return to society. Hanks was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 73rd Academy Awards for his critically acclaimed performance.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 fantasy comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and produced by Steven Spielberg. It was produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures under the Touchstone banner, and was co-produced by Amblin Entertainment. It is a live-action/animation hybrid, combining live action with traditional animation. The film is based on Gary K. Wolf's novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit? about a world in which cartoon characters interact directly with human beings.
Contact is a 1997 science fiction drama film adapted from the Carl Sagan novel of the same name and directed by Robert Zemeckis. Both Sagan and wife Ann Druyan wrote the story outline for the film adaptation of Contact. Jodie Foster portrays the film's protagonist, Dr. Eleanor "Ellie" Arroway, a SETI scientist who finds strong evidence of extraterrestrial life and is chosen to make first contact.
Romancing the Stone is a 1984 American action-adventure romantic comedy. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, it stars Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. The film was followed by a 1985 sequel, The Jewel of the Nile. The film was a respectable hit and earned over $86,572,238 worldwide in box-office receipts and an additional $36 million in video rentals.
What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American supernatural thriller/horror film directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starring Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer as a well-to-do couple who experience a strange haunting that uncovers secrets about their past. The film is deliberately Hitchcockian in style.
Used Cars is a 1980 comedy satire film. It stars Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Deborah Harmon, and Gerrit Graham. Kurt Russell portrays a devious car salesman working for affable but monumentally unsuccessful used car dealer Luke Fuchs (Jack Warden). Luke's principal rival, located directly across the street, is his more prosperous younger brother, Roy L. Fuchs (also played by Warden), who is scheming to take over Luke's lot. The supporting cast includes Frank McRae, David L.
Beowulf is a 2007 American performance capture fantasy film that is based on the Anglo-Saxon English epic poem of the same name. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film was created through a motion capture process similar to the technique used in The Polar Express and Monster House. The cast includes Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, John Malkovich, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Jolie.
The Polar Express is a 2004 computer-animated film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and directed by Robert Zemeckis, the "human" characters in the film were "animated" using "live action" performance capture technique, with the exception of the waiters who dispense hot chocolate on the train, because their feats were impossible for real-life actors to achieve.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand is a comedy film directed and co-written by Robert Zemeckis that takes its name from the 1963 Beatles song. It was produced and co-written by Bob Gale. The film is about "Beatlemania" and is a fictionalized account of the day of the Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show (February 9, 1964). It was released in 1978 by Universal Studios. The movie was Robert Zemeckis' directorial debut.
A Christmas Carol (also known as Disney's A Christmas Carol) is a 2009 film adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 story of the same name. The film is written and directed by Robert Zemeckis, and stars Jim Carrey in a multitude of roles, including Ebenezer Scrooge as a young, middle-aged, and old man, and three of the ghosts who haunt Scrooge.