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Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  12 June 1998 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marjorie, Robin's Boss
Philippe Sinclair, Resort Manager
Tom Marlowe, Helicopter Pilot
Ricky, Helicopter Crewman
Robin's Secretary
Jake Feagai ...


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.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

6 Days 7 Nights  »

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Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,485,276 (USA) (12 June 1998)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Co-stars Harrison Ford and Temuera Morrison are both veterans of the "Star Wars" film franchise. Ford appeared as Han Solo and Morrison portrayed Jango Fett. See more »


The band singer in the island bar. See more »


Quinn Harris: What's that you're taking?
Robin Monroe: Xanax. My doctor prescribed them for situations of tension, and I think this qualifies.
Quinn Harris: Give me a couple.
Robin Monroe: You just drive.
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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 »


References The African Queen (1951) See more »


No Woman No Cry
Written by Vincent Ford
Performed by Bob Marley
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
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A fun movie, not to be taken too seriously
10 November 2002 | by (Northern California) – See all my reviews

A crusty pilot-for-hire is trapped on a tropical island with a fashion magazine executive. I might have avoided this had it been anywhere else but the "action" part of the video rental store. There was enough action in it so as not to disappoint the action fan too much, but there is a certain amount of romance too. The executive has left behind a brand new husband on the vacation island she has been called away from. And the pilot-for-hire has a girlfriend left behind there too.

And so it goes. There are some suprises, but not too many. The grand old DeHavilland Beaver upstages everyone and so if you like airplanes, you will like this one.

Harrison Ford + Airplanes = Great Movie every time.

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