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Cast Away (2000)

A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island.

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A man is marooned on an island after his plane crashes into the ocean. Far away from home, his girlfriend, and any human contact, he engages in a battle of wits with himself as he is tested mentally, physically, and emotionally in order to survive. Written by Amthermandes

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At the edge of the world, his journey begins.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense action sequences and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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22 December 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Náufrago  »

Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$39,852,075 (USA) (22 December 2000)

Gross:

$233,630,478 (USA) (13 July 2001)
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Trivia

As Chuck attempts to paddle off the island the first time he is wearing his underwear on his head you can clearly see he is wearing "Calvin Klein" underwear. Robert Zemeckis also directed Back to the Future (1985) where Marty McFly's "Calvins" were a running gag. See more »

Goofs

When the plane is going down, Chuck watches the ocean's surface approach through the pilots' windshield. When the plane strikes the water, he is thrown backward into the cargo area. In reality, he would have been flung forward, into the cockpit, and likely would have died from the impact. See more »

Quotes

Chuck Noland: Let's not commit the sin of turning our back on time.
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Crazy Credits

As the end credits finish, the sound of waves crashing the beach shore can be heard. See more »


Soundtracks

Run Rudolph Run
Written by Johnny Marks and Marvin Brodie
Performed by Chuck Berry
Courtesy of Chess Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Applauding the guts
27 September 2001 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

From time to time a group of people with a lot of guts come forward and challenge something, that every average thinking producer would get nightmares to even think about making it.

Fear of failing must come to mind, if the setting says:

  • only one actor for 80 min (and one dead body)




  • 40 min of it basically limited to: "Hello,.. What's that?.. Albert


Miller,.. Over here,.."

  • no BGM




  • no adrenaline injections with savages, sharks, snakes


etc.

  • just plain "Life is hard enough as it is."




I loved it for:

  • the guts of making it




  • the heartbreaking and real-to-life love story




  • Tom Hanks' performance




  • his companion Wilson




great movie / must see


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