Budweiser cribbed some of Alan Silvestri’s score for Forrest Gump for it’s Fences ad in the Super Bowl.
It starts about halfway through the ad:

And here it is in Forrest Gump:

Alan Silvestri’s score was probably Oscar-worthy (it was nominated), but had to compete against The Lion King that year. The score sounds very up to date, it’s probably the single thing that got me interested in film scoring, and is extremely listenable. Try “Run Forrest Run” towards the end of your running playlist. 😉

Posted 8 years ago by John Piscitello

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