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The subject of this article:

  • exists in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
  • is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump film canon
  • exists in real life (see Wikipedia article: New Guinea)

Forrest Gump's flight into space on the Multi-Orbital Pre-Planetary Sub-Gravitational Inter-Spheroid Spaceflight Training Mission crashes into New Guinea. While there, he is detained by a tribe of cannibals from a cargo cult, led by the MIT-educated Big Sam.