Poster Forrest Gump 1994

Where was Forrest Gump filmed

1994, Drama Romance
Filming country: USA

Forrest Gump was filmed in Los Angeles in the United States of America.

Locations

Bus Stop

Scene where Mom walks Forrest to the bus that will take him to his first day of school.

Scene was shot on the road north of Savannah.

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Street

Savannah

Scene where Forrest and his mom are going back to home from the doctor.

Scene was shot on Chippewa Square

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Road

Scene where Forrest has been running on the roads of the country for a couple months now, and running through Arizona has already gained him a crowd of followers. At this point, a guy runs up to him asking for help coming up with a t-shirt print for him.

Scene was shot on a road that is part of the legendary Route 66, near a truck stop with a two-arrow advertising structure.

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Hampton Street Elementary School

Walterboro

Scene where The principal of Forrest’s school tries to explain to Mrs. Gump that Forrest has a low IQ and that he has to go to a special school. But Forrest’s mother cares about his education. “What does normal mean anyway? He might be... a bit on the slow side. But my boy Forrest is gonna get the same opportunities as everyone else.”

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The Boat House

Beaufort

Scene where Forrest sees luitenant Dan at the harbor and decides to jump off his boat.

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Plum Hill Plantation

Yemassee

Scene where Forrest and Jenny climb their tree.

Scene was shot Plum Hill Plantation was once a part of Bluff Plantation, owned by the rice planter Nathaniel Heyward. The property remained in the Heyward family until the early 1900s. The current owners acquired the property in the late 1970s. This is private property.

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USC School of International Relations

Los Angeles

Scene where Forrest Gump looks at his mother when as he graduates from college.

Scene was shot USC School of International Relations is part of the University of Southern California.

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Doheny Memorial Library

Los Angeles

Scene where A recruiter from the American army approaches Forrest during his graduation celebration. He asks him if he ever thought about his future.

Scene was shot The Doheny Memorial Library also known as the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library is a library located in the center of campus at the University of Southern California (USC). The oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny donated $1.1 million after his son was shot in 1932.  It was designed by architect Ralph Adams Cram.

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The bench at the bus stop

Savannah

Scene where Forrest, at the beginning of the movie, sits waiting for a bus and tells passersby his life story.

Scene was shot at Chippewa Square, it is actually a small square with a monument in the center. In reality, there is no bench or bus stop in this place.

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