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

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Forrest Gump

60%
Released: 1986
Author: Winston Groom

Forrest Gump

40%
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
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The Lorax
The Lorax
Portrayed by: Danny DeVito
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In the Book In the Movie
   Forrest has a low IQ, but he proves himself to have savant like ability when it comes to physics. He has a low IQ.
   Jenny was not a striper she becomes a striper
   Forrest grows up dirt poor and in a shack / hovel. Forrest grows up in a historical family mansion
   Forrest flunked out of college. Forrest graduated.
   Forrest and his Ape grow shrimp in shallow pools. He has a shrimp boat and catches the shrimp in the open water. Lt. Dan works with him.
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