What's the Difference between Forrest Gump the Book and Forrest Gump the Movie?

Drama

Forrest Gump

56%
Released: 1986
Author: Winston Groom

Forrest Gump

44%
Released: 1994
Director: Robert Zemeckis
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Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump
Portrayed by: Tom Hanks
Jenny Curran
Jenny Curran
Portrayed by: Robin Wright
ms gump
ms gump
We comin out wit them dicks nigga
We comin out wit them dicks nigga
Portrayed by: Nicholas Cage
Forrest Gump Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Forrest curses a lot. He doesn't swear.
   Forrest has a low IQ, but he proves himself to have savant like ability when it comes to physics. He has a low IQ.
   Bubba is with Forrest at University. They meet while in the army together.
   Jenny leaves Forrest and gets married to another man. She raises Forest Jr. with that man. She lives. Jenny marries Forrest and dies.
   Forrest leaves the Shrimp business to travel around with his Ape and Lt. Dan as a one man band. Forrest leaves the Shrimp business to Lt. Dan and goes home to cut the grass for free.
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