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

Drama

Forrest Gump

57%
Released: 1986
Author: Winston Groom

Forrest Gump

43%
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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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 is an All State Football player in High School and attends a banquet in a little town caled Flomaton. He is on the bus for a long time and drinks two slurpees. He can't get his fly down when he gets the chance to pee. He is given his award and someone asks him if he has anything to say. He says, "I got to pee." He is an All American in College and gets to go to the White House to meet President Kennedy. He drinks seven Dr. Peppers. He meets the President who asks him how he feels to be an All American. He replies, "I got to pee." The President smiles and says, "I believe he said he's got to go pee."
   Bubba is white. Bubba is black.
   Forrest flunked out of college. Forrest graduated.
   Jenny does NOT go to an 'all girls college' Jenny goes to an all-girls college
   Forrest grows up dirt poor and in a shack / hovel. Forrest grows up in a historical family mansion
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