Forrest, Forrest Gump(Tom Hanks) 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(Sally Field)' 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, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, starts a ping-pong craze, create the smiley, write bumper stickers and songs, donating to people and meeting the president several times. However this is all irrelevant to Forrest who can only think of his childhood sweetheart Jenny(Robin Wright). Who has messed up her life. Although in the end all he wants to prove is that anyone can love anyone.