See ‘Forrest Gump’ on museum’s 6-story screen on Sunday

Grab your box of chocolates and “run, Forrest, run!” down to the Air Force Museum Theatre this Sunday, June 23, to see one of the most beloved films of the last 30 years.

“Forrest Gump” first graced the big screen 25 years ago, and the museum is including the 1994 film in its “Hollywood Film Series,” which features new and classic films on the fourth Sunday of every month. The movie will play at 4 p.m. on the theatre’s six-story giant screen, located inside the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

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In addition to the film, the theatre’s daily schedule includes “Aircraft Carrier 3D,” “D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D,” “Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D” and “Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag 3D.”

Watch history unfold through the eyes of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, in this Best Actor-winning performance by Tom Hanks. See Forrest Gump break through his leg braces, fight in the Vietnam War, and run across the country in this heartwarming tale of love, loss and perseverance. 

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With all-time favorite films like “Pulp Fiction,” “The Shawshank Redemption,” and “The Lion King” released the same year, “Forrest Gump” took home the Best Picture Oscar. It is a must-see film for cinema die-hards and casual movie-goers alike.

WANT TO GO?

WHAT: Hollywood Film Series showing of “Forrest Gump”

WHEN: Sunday, June 23, at 4 p.m.

WHERE: Air Force Museum Theatre, 100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB

COST: $5 per person

INFO: Website

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