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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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$90,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,807,312 (UK) (12 January 2001)

Gross:

$233,630,478 (USA) (13 July 2001)
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When Bettina (Lari White) explains where each road leads at the intersection, she points toward the direction of her ranch and says "you'll find a whole lot of nothing all the way to Canada". Arlington Ranch, where they filmed the ranch scenes, is located in Canadian, TX. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Chuck first finds the port-a-potty piece that washes up on shore, the first shot revealing his left thigh does not bear the long scar shown earlier in the movie. Yet in the scenes afterwards, the scar appears once again on his left thigh. See more »

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Chuck Noland: [after seeing his "sail" fall over] This could work! This could work...
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Written by Otis Blackwell and Elvis Presley
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well-crafted and intriguing
14 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

From director Robert Zemeckis comes this powerful character study of a man and his quest for survival. Hanks is a time-obsessed postal worker on a routine cargo transport. His life is forever changed after the plane crashes and he finds himself stranded all alone on an uncharted island. We're drawn into his long, arduous journey as he struggles not only to keep his sanity, but to stay alive so he can make it back to the love of his life (Hunt). A fascinating, believable, and thought-provoking portrait of a man and his fight to live, with a remarkably ideal performance from Tom Hanks, and steady, effectively leisure direction that allows viewers to accompany this resilient survivor on his emotionally wrenching journey. A small idea expanded into a one of a kind movie. ***½


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