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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.


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

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22 December 2000 (USA)  »

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Náufrago  »

Box Office

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$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

Job applications for FedEx went up by 30% after the release of this film. See more »

Goofs

When Chuck goes to use the restroom in the airplane, there is a small brown UPS sticker on the bottom right of the mirror on the FedEx airplane. 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 »

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All Shook Up
Written by Otis Blackwell and Elvis Presley
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of the RCA Music Group, a unit of BMG Entertainment
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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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