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Paramount Pictures Hosted Free 25th Anniversary Screening of Academy Award®-Winning Classic FORREST GUMP on National Mall

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paramount Pictures proudly celebrated the 25th
anniversary of the beloved classic FORREST GUMP with a
special outdoor screening on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Free
to the public, the screening took place tonight before Memorial Day
weekend.

Among the guests of honor at the event were Medal of Honor recipients
Kyle Carpenter and Sammy L. Davis, whose medal ceremony at the White
House with President Lyndon B. Johnson was used in FORREST GUMP
with Tom Hanks as Forrest superimposed into the footage. Academy
Award-winning producer, Wendy Finerman, introduced the film on this
special occasion.

FORREST GUMP won six Academy Awards including Best
Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Tom Hanks), Best Writing, Best Film
Editing and Best Visual Effects. Upon its release in 1994, the film
became a global blockbuster, as well as a cultural touchstone, and
remains a treasured cinematic classic that is beloved and quoted the
world over. A newly remastered version of FORREST GUMP is
available now in a two-disc Blu-ray that includes over three hours of
bonus content.

#ForrestGump25DC

Contacts

Brenda Ciccone
323.956.8091
Brenda_ciccone@paramount.com

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