Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump logo

Forrest Gump is a 5 Payline, 5 reel pokie game with a progressive jackpot from Cryptologic. This adaption from the movie of the same name amazing pokie comes with game features like a wild symbol, scatter, multipliers and a bonus round. It not only offers a progressive but also a top pay of $50,000 in the regular game!

Forrest Gump is one of those movies that holds dear to the hearts of many due to the story behind the character played by Tom Hanks. The achievements he made are represented in full glory throughout the slot through its symbols and the characters that await you in it. The majority of Cryptologic pokies have wagering options that range $0.01 a line and up. This lets you have the flexibility to wager as your budget allows, whether it be large or small.

Forest Gump pokie

Graphics & Theme

This games graphics are absolutely stunning and the background focus around the park that was in the town that Forest lived in. You see the various town buildings and with the white reel background, it see those symbols displaying on it to be bright and vibrant. Some of the pokie symbols that you will see in this video slot game is a football, army helmet, Jenny, Bubba and Forest, Forests Baseball Cap, table tennis rackets, the peace sign, Lieutenant Dan and many more.

Special Effects

The first special pokie features you will notice in this game is the wild symbol. This symbol is no one other than Forest Gump. This symbol will replace all the other slot symbols on any of the reels. The wild symbol will be only seen on the center reel. This wild symbol will not add any multipliers to the in game feature. On the other hand this symbol will instantly help to form winning combinations which will win you more money.

Forest Gump paytable

There are a number of different bonus rounds in this game. The first is the box of chocolates bonus game which will be triggered when you land on three or more of the chocolate box symbols. You will then be sent to a different screen where nine boxes of chocolate will appear. You will have to select some of these nine boxes and then you will be awarded with free round to place. The more rounds you are awarded means the more money you can potentially win.

The second bonus game within Forrest Gump’s is “The Run Forrest Run” bonus. This bonus feature will be triggered when you land on three or more Football symbols on any of the reels. You will then be sent to a different page which will have you in a football field against an opposing team. You will be able to control Forrest as he runs through the other players in the other teams. You will be able to receive a cash prize when you run past ten yards.

The two progressive jackpots are both won randomly and you can see how much they are worth with at the top of the screen. Both the minor and the major progressive jackpots will hold a large amount of money for their players to win.


We found that the Forrest Gump offers a really unique take on this famous and iconic movie. You have some really good chances to hit the progressives and the opportunities it offers in it are tough to beat as generally progressive slots do not have the larger symbol wins and focus more on their progressive jackpots.

Quick Facts
Theme Forest Gump
Reels 5
Special Features Wild, scatter, bonus game and multiplier
Paylines 25 lines
Bet per line $0.01 – $5.00
Max bet $125
Maximum win $50,000
Progressive jackpot Yes
Theoretical payout 95.78%
Software Provider Cryptologic

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