Take my word for it - don't never let nobody make a movie of your life's story ' Forrest Gump is back! The lovable man for all ages captured America's heart in. Forrest Gump is back! A little older, and wiser in his unique way, he is still running through the kaleidoscopic events of our times—and straight into the age of. Get this from a library! Gump & Co. [Winston Groom] -- The job-hunting adventures of an unemployed widower with a daughter to support. He is Forrest Gump.
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Forrest escapes by himself, hopping another train to Washington DC. He is visited again by Jenny's ghost, where he admits the meltdown was due to his failure to pay attention to detail and check the regulator valves. Jenny says that Forrest will have to swallow his pride and admit to Little Forrest that he has messed up, but Forrest protests it may make him a bad parent to do so. Dan, who had fallen in with those who took advantage of him and absconded with his retirement money, leaving him bankrupt.
On top of that, Dan has become half-blind. Forrest, not wishing to see Dan homeless, says they will work something out. Forrest soon meets with a Marine colonel who recruits Forrest into a clandestine mission to Iran. They meet with the President , who Forrest thinks might've been a cowboy or an actor. President Reagan congratulates Forrest on winning the Medal of Honor, and when Forrest simply states "I just ran", the President remarks "the report said it was while you were rescuing six or seven of your fallen men".
On the mission itself, they meet Ayatollah Khomeini. The mission is discovered, and everyone disavows responsibility save for Forrest, who is jailed.
Some time later, Forrest and the other prisoners are eligible for a work release program, to which they are put to work under a "religious rehabilitation" at Holy Land , a religious-based theme park, where all the attractions are based on Bible stories.
Due to his size, Forrest is cast as Goliath in a daily reenactment of the famous fight, but he finds the work harmful as he is constantly hit with rocks from the guy who plays David, and who " keeps muttering about Jodie Foster.
In doing so, he accidentally causes the park's circuitry to go haywire, resulting in mayhem and the reverend to be exposed having an affair with his secretary.
Forrest is spirited away by a man, whom Forrest thinks is " Mr. Bozoski ", and put in a nice section of New York City. Forrest's new boss say he has been studying him for some time and wants him to push papers on Wall Street.
While at one restaurant frequented by celebrities, Forrest and his son are talked up by one young celebrity filming Big who makes remarks such as "life is a box of chocolates" or "stupid is as stupid does", which both Forrest Sr.
Forrest is also given an attractive brunette secretary. Forrest fails to see the intended reason for his secretary, at first treating her as an employee, but eventually gives in to her advances when she plays herself as lonely.
One night after lovemaking with his secretary, Forrest is visited by Jenny's ghost, who is not upset that he slept with another woman considering she is deceased, but in that he has not taken the time nor the effort to read what he is signing, and that trouble is ahead.
Soon afterwards, Forrest's boss, along with his compatriot, " Mr.
Milkhead " are arrested and put on trial. It is then revealed to Forrest that he was going to be the fall guy as he signed the paperwork for all the shady deals. The three are persecuted by an overzealous lawyer, whom Forrest thinks " acts like he is the mayor ". The trial is soon disrupted with news of a crash , and pandemonium ensues.
Forrest is knocked out in the mayhem, wakes up in his penthouse to be met by two MPs , who tell him that due to an error in being medically released while in Vietnam, his enlistment has yet to expire and he is back on active duty.
He is taken from New York to a remote post in Alaska, while his son stays behind. Forrest considers Alaska a nice change of pace from the superficiality of Manhattan, but is worried about being separated from his son, and pays exorbitant shipping fees to send Little Forrest an Inuit totem.
By chance Forrest also runs into Mr. McVicker, who lost his pig farm due to Forrest's dung power accident and has moved to Alaska. McVicker is surprisingly forgiving, saying he wanted to be near the sea, but is also a heavy drinker, and after a riotous party with Forrest, the two commandeer an oil supertanker.
Forrest accidentally crashes the tanker when trying to subdue McVicker. In the environmental hoopla that ensues, the Army spirits Forrest out of the States and decides to quiet his involvement, as court-martialing a Medal of Honor recipient would look bad. Forrest is then assigned to the reputed worst job in the Army: cleaning mud off tank treads in West Germany.
While in West Berlin, Forrest is reunited with Sergeant Kranz, who is now working alongside him, and he is now known as Private Kranz as he suffered a separate misfortune.
Kranz said that back in Alabama, they used Forrest's idea of selling organic trash to the local farmers and made a windfall budget, celebrating with a new club and hiring a famous exotic dancer.
The commanding general stood atop a table and had his hair lopped off by a ceiling fan, getting him in an awkward explanation with his wife.
Similar to Forrest, the Army decided to toss away Kranz by reducing his rank and sending him to Germany. Forrest, however, is glad to be reunited with his Vietnam war buddy, and both men laugh at their turn of events. Forrest also meets an attractive blonde woman named Gretchen, who works in a beer hall. Originally from East Germany, Gretchen was spirited to the West, but her family still remains in the Soviet zone. Forrest and Gretchen start dating, but when Forrest suggests downloading Little Forrest an oompah horn, Gretchen thinks he cannot afford such a gift on a private's salary and suggests better rapport could be built through writing letters explaining his situation in Germany.
When Forrest's background in pro football is discovered, he gets recruited for the Sour Krauts, the unit's football team, to play against an intelligence unit, the Wiesbaden Wizards. Forrest certainly does not consider it the extent of when he played with the New Orleans Saints, but noted the Wiesbaden Wizards sure knew every play pattern.
During the game, Forrest punts the ball, which flies over the Berlin Wall, causing another turn of events where people in both East and West Berlin start breaking the wall with sledgehammers.