Alan Silvestri: Forrest Gump

Released: 1994

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright and Gary Sinise

The Film: Forrest Gump joins the army for service in Vietnam, he makes new friends, wins medals, starts a ping-pong craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet and even meets the president several times. However his ultimate goal is to capture the heart of his true love, Jenny.

The Score:  Alan Silvestri is considered by many as one of the best action composers of all time. Able to work on almost any genre of film, Silvestri has movies such as Forrest Gump, Stuart Little and Van Helsing attached to his name.