Forrest Gump in Sacramento at IMAX

Sacramento, Calif.  – One of America’s most beloved films Forrest Gump: The IMAX Experience opens Sept. 5 at the Esquire IMAX Theatre.

This Academy Award winner for Best Picture stars Tom Hanks as the good hearted Forrest Gump, a man who manages to somehow be involved with almost every major event in history during the last half of the 20th Century. Spanning the course of his life, the story follows him as he grows from a weak child to a war hero to a shrimp boat captain, all the while pining for the love of his childhood friend Jenny, played by Robin Wright.  Tickets are on sale at the theatre box office and at

The IMAX(r) release of Forrest Gump: The IMAX Experience will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(r) with proprietary IMAX DMR(r) (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with the Esquire IMAX Theatre’s six stories high and 80 feet wide screen, customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

The Esquire IMAX Theatre offers reserved seating for guests as well as parking validation.  Movie-goers may receive free parking with validation at the Capitol Garage on 10th Street and L Street after 5 p.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday. Simply present the parking ticket at the Esquire IMAX Theatre box office.

Forrest Gump: The IMAX Experience is rated PG-13.

The Esquire IMAX Theatre is located at 1211 K Street in downtown Sacramento, CA. For information on tickets and showtimes, please call 916-443-IMAX (4629) or visit the website at