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Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 12 June 1998 (USA)
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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Philippe Sinclair, Resort Manager
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Tom Marlowe, Helicopter Pilot
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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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6 Days 7 Nights  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Danny Trejo is at the controls of the Zodiac from the launch right up until it hits the beach. The actual stunt helmsman can be seen as it makes landfall. And he is the only one to exit the boat to the left and rear to minimize his exposure to the camera; the other two jump at the cameras and the beach. See more »

Quotes

Robin Monroe: I am so scared.
Quinn Harris: If it makes you feel any better, I'm a little scared myself.
Robin Monroe: Uh, no. No, that does not make me feel better.
Quinn Harris: I thought that's what women wanted.
Robin Monroe: What?
Quinn Harris: Men who weren't afraid to cry, who were in touch with their feminine side.
Robin Monroe: No, not when they're being chased by pirates, they like 'em mean and armed!
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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 »

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Boring
8 January 2001 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

This movie was obviously a very weak attempt to make some sort of modern "Swiss Family Robinson". It doesn't fly. The storyline is very weak and simply unbelievable. The romance between Quinn (Harrison Ford) and Robin (Anne Heche) on the island doesn't seem to have any basis whatsoever and it just appears out of nowhere. The other romance between Frank (David Schwimmer) and Angelica (Jacqueline Obradors) is so poorly acted, it's like something out of an 80's B movie.

The only good thing I can say about this movie is that the scenery was good. The writing was terrible. The acting was below average. Hardly any of it was believable. It was almost as if the writer had in mind:

"Ok, crash a plane. Now I want these two to have sex later, so I have to find something to fill in the space....I've got it! Pirates!!"

Yuck. I gave it 4 out of 10. It got that because of the scenery and Angelica's body. They should have thrown a nude scene in there though. That would have earned it at least one more star.


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