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Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island.

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Storyline

Taking a romantic tropical island week off with her boyfriend, an ambitious, decisive New York girl agrees to help her magazine out by covering a story on a neighboring island. The only plane available is piloted by a laid-back heavy drinker with whom she shares a mutual dislike. But she has no choice and he can't refuse the money. When the plane crash-lands on an uninhabited island with little chance of rescue they both wish they had made other arrangements - at least to start with. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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After this week in paradise, they're going to need a vacation.


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Rated PG-13 for language, sensuality and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,500,000 (Non-US) (7 August 1998)

Gross:

$74,329,966 (USA) (23 October 1998)
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Trivia

Harrison Ford:  [nuclear]  Ford pronounces "nuclear" as "nucular", much as Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and George W. Bush are famous for. See also Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). See more »

Goofs

When Robin lands Quinn's plane on the beach, the bodies shown in the cockpit as it hits the water are obviously dummies. See more »

Quotes

[Quinn and Robin come across an old plane that crashed on the island]
Robin Monroe: This is not a good island for airplanes.
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Crazy Credits

The DVD has the credits listed in French; after you go to the first second of chapter 3, and then go back, the credits are suddenly in English. See more »

Connections

References The African Queen (1951) See more »

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Sacred Island
Written by Taj Mahal
Performed by Taj Mahal
Courtesy of Windham Hill Group
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24 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film probably wasn't made to make you laugh nonstop, but when they turn on the humor, the writers and those involved with the final cut have very nice timing and awesome lines! This movie is one of my favorites, because if i'm having a bad day...they (Heche and Harrison) are having a much worse one and manage to pick up my mood with the delivery of lines that make me laugh, so, yeah the humor. But also the style, pacing, and emotional involvement they make me feel as a viewer.

I'm invested. And though I may think that Schwimmer's character is a shmuck, I can understand his POV, so, he's okay.

David and the cast did an outstanding job, and while the filmed script may not have been the original one (I'd love to see it sometime) the end result is fabulous. If you haven't seen it, you should, and I hope you too laugh, and smile, and chuckle, and enjoy a rather grand movie. Enjoy!


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