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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:

$28,883,406 (USA) (24 December 2000)

Gross:

$233,632,142 (USA) (22 July 2001)
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Trivia

"Wilson" is the manufacturer of the ball used in the movie. But, other Wilsons have played an important role in Tom Hanks life and career. Hanks' wife is actress Rita Wilson. And Hanks' first television role was "Kip Wilson" in Bosom Buddies (1980). See more »

Goofs

When Chuck starts paddling his wooden raft towards the breakwater, palm trees can be seen repeatedly on a length of land that is apparently not part of his small island. See more »

Quotes

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

Wilson the Volleyball Himself See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Office: The Fire (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Heartbreak Hotel
Written by Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, and Elvis Presley
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of the RCA Music Group, a unit of BMG Entertainment
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What a fantastic film!!!
28 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have never seen a more meaningful and thought-provoking film. Right from the start, I knew this was going to be a classic film, and my opinion was not changed throughout the course of the movie one bit. It delivers such a strong message of fear, survival and hope, that leaves your mind devoted to thinking about it for a long while after. It made me think about all my creature comforts, and what is actually necessary in life. Talking to a volleyball has never been more dramatic! I also loved the fact that there was little talking in the film, maybe that was because i was staying in a hotel in France with french TV, but anyway, it sort of made you guess how he was feeling, in a clever way. This is one of my all time favourite films, and I could watch it again and again without getting bored... so go and watch it...NOW!!


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