Top 10 Movies to Watch Like Forrest Gump

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Do you relate to stories that are overwhelming and heartwarming at the same time? Films that touch your heart always stay in it. Numerous movies have been made not just to be any random film but become a memory forever.

One such movie is Forrest Gump. You will never know what touched your heart first; the story, the acting of Tom Hanks, or the filming of the film. Just like Forrest Gump, Here is a list of brilliant movies that you are going to love.

The Green Mile

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The film is full of fantasy and drama. It cast the famous Tom Hanks as a prison corrections officer. The officer, Paul, is staying at an elder home watching Top Hat. His caretaker Elaine sees him impatient and sad and asks if everything is okay. Paul tells her the thrilling story of an inmate back when he was a corrections officer.

Big Fish

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The inspiration for this movie is from a novel by Daniel Wallace of the same name. The story starts with a father, Edward attending his son Will’s marriage. The occasion is so overwhelming that he recalls the day when his wife brought Will into the world. Three years later, Edward gets cancer, and events follow.

Rain Man

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The story follows a selfish, self-centered young man whose father dies, leaving behind a million-dollar estate. But the problem is that the father leaves everything in the name of the other son who is autistic. Until the death of his father, Charlie had no clue about a brother.

Of Mice And Men

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The adaptation of this story is from a 1937 novel by John Steinbeck. Its setting is in California during the Great Depression that the United States of America was facing. The story follows two migrant ranch workers moving from one place to another for a job and survival.

Toy Story

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The Toy Story series follows the friendship of two toys- Woody is a traditional cowboy doll, and Buzz Lightyear, who is a modern action figure. The story is about toys that come alive in the absence of humans. Woody and Buzz share a love and hate relationship. They want the love of their owner but are not going to leave each other alone.

Run Lola Run

The story follows protagonist Lola and her boyfriend, Manni. It is all starts with a phone call from Manni saying that he has lost 1,00,000 Deutschmarks. Manni, out of panic, leaves the money on the subway train and has 20 minutes to get the money back. He tells Lola that he does not want to die and is going to rob a bank.

The Blind Side

The inspiration for the movie is from the true story of Michael Oher. Due to his mother’s drug addiction, Michael has to stay in foster care homes. His paths cross with Leigh Anne, who adopts him and motivates Michael to do something.


The story follows Baskin, who is a 13-year-old old living with his parents and baby sister. There is a carnival in his area, but he is rejected because of his age and height. Baskin goes to a fortune machine and wishes to be an adult. The next thing he knows that he is an adult now.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The film, even though full of fantasy, is indeed heartwarming. Mr. Gateau makes a clock on a train station that ticks backward to honor the ones lost in the war. This thing gave way to a curious set of events when a mother gives birth to a child who looks like an older man.

The Truman Show

The film is full of drama, comedy, and science fiction talks about the story of Truman Burbank. Jim Carrey plays Truman’s role, who did not know that he was living on a massive set. The set has multiple actors, and he tries to escape.

Movies are a great time to lighten the mood as well to utilize the free time. All of the films in the list above are exciting, interesting, overwhelming, and you are going to love watching each one of them.

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