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Forrest Gump Point

Movie Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis (1994)
Forrest Gump's long race across the United States ends near Monument Valley. The place has become so cult that it is now called Forrest Gump Point.
Forrest Gump Point
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“My Momma always said you got to put the past behind you before you can move on. And I think that’s what my running was all about. I had run for three years, two months, fourteen days, and sixteen hours.”

Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks)

Forrest Gump’s incredible epic begins with a breakup. After asking Jenny (Robin Wright) to marry her, she refuses and leaves the house in which the couple lived peacefully.

Affected by this ordeal, and all the ones he has endured, Forrest begins to run for a very long course from one end of the United States to the other. His approach once again makes history by inspiring some people. Forrest Gump is followed by many individuals, fans turning into runners to follow their pattern night and day.

Until that famous Forrest Gump Point, this place in the middle of nowhere where the young man decides to stop running. Surprised, his fans are then suspended from these lips, until he declares that he is tired and that he wants to go home.

For the record, a journalist from The Week, Lauren Hansen, was interested in the feasibility of such a feat. After consulting with running and health experts, she explained that this feat was achievable, but fraught with consequences. Indeed, mental problems and loss of toenails, not to mention many fractures, should have affected the athlete.

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In an hour and 30 minutes, Tom Hanks accepted the role of Forrest Gump. His only condition? That the historical facts recounted are true.

Scene at Forrest Gump Point
Scene at Forrest Gump Point. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures
Scene at Forrest Gump Point
Scene at Forrest Gump Point. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures
Scene at Forrest Gump Point
Scene at Forrest Gump Point. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures
Scene at Forrest Gump Point
Scene at Forrest Gump Point. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures
Scene at Forrest Gump Point
Scene at Forrest Gump Point. Photo credit: Paramount Pictures

Forrest Gump Hill

Forrest Gump Hill, or how a movie makes a point in the middle of nowhere as famous as any monument.

There’s nothing special here, only many fans coming on pilgrimage to this particular point. This is where Forrest Gump, the character played by Tom Hanks in the movies, stopped chasing after a long epic across the United States.

Located at “Mile 13”, this little hill, with Monument Valley in the background, is a real reference in pop culture. So much so that a sign “Forrest Gump Ended His Cross Country Run At This Spot 1980” was created very close to the emblematic place.

A small parking lot has been specially set up for tourists, but beware of cars when taking pictures!

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By Damien Duarte

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Passionné par la culture pop depuis son enfance, ses références vont de Donald Duck à Batman en passant par Marty McFly. Fantripper dans l'âme, voyager sur les traces de Ghostbusters, James Bond ou des héros de romans comme Cotton Malone fait partie d'un séjour idéal et réussi !

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