A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.
- Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
- Studio: Paramount, Wendy Finerman Productions, The Steve Tisch Company
- Keyword: vietnam veteran, hippie, washington dc, usa, mentally disabled, based on novel or book, parent child relationship, vietnam war, friendship, love, family relationships, military, disability, wounded soldier, low iq, false history
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys