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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
Amy Sedaris ...
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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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Elizabeth Hurley was considered for the role of Robin Munroe. See more »


Near the end, the injury on Robin's forehead seems to get worse between shots. See more »


Quinn Harris: You deserve someone... fresher.
Robin Monroe: Isn't that up to me to decide?
Quinn Harris: Let's be reasonable about this. You're not gonna come down here and be my co-pilot and I'm not gonna go to New York and be your receptionist. Let's not complicate things.
Robin Monroe: Oh, I forgot, you like things simple.
Quinn Harris: Yeah.
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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 Graduate (1967) See more »


Is This Love
Written by Bob Marley
Performed by Bob Marley
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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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