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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Quinn Harris
... Robin Monroe
... Frank Martin
... Angelica
... Jager
... Marjorie, Robin's Boss
... Philippe Sinclair, Resort Manager
... Kip
... Pierce
... Tom Marlowe, Helicopter Pilot
... Ricky, Helicopter Crewman
... Robin's Secretary
... Pirate
Jake Feagai ... Pirate
... Pirate
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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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12 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,485,276, 14 June 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$74,329,966, 25 October 1998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$164,829,966, 31 December 1999
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Jacqueline Obradors' parents are from Argentina. Her character is supposedly a native Pacific islander. In the film, she hurries up her boyfriend saying "Dale metele, pibe!", which is an Argentine slang phrase meaning, more or less: "C'mon, boy!". See more »

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After Robin crashes the plane, the propeller is sheared off. After she and Quinn are pulled from the wreckage, the propeller is undamaged. See more »

Quotes

Angelica: Quinny, look what I got,
Quinn Harris: What's that, baby?
Angelica: It's a bathing suit, silly.
Frank Martin: I thought it was an eye patch.
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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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The Calypsonians
Written by Taj Mahal
Performed by Taj Mahal
Courtesy of Windham Hill Group
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An entertaining romantic comedy with touches of an adventure movie.
8 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

When a hard-working career woman by the name of Robin Monroe (Anne Heche) works for a popular woman magazine. When her nice boyfriend Frank Martin (David Schwimmer) purposed to her to married him. Also to come with him for a week at a tropical island. Once they get there... they meet a gruff, rough cargo pilot Quinn Harris (Harrison Ford). Once the pilot brings them to the island, Robin and Frank start enjoying their vacation. But the trouble starts when her boss (Allison Janney) calls her from their trip to take a photo shoot. Robin asks Quinn to bring her to the location, where she has to go. But once they left the ground to fly, they ended being hit by lighting and crashing to a deserted island and trying to find a way to get back to the tropical island. While Robin and Quinn dislike each other with plenty of problems and troubles. They find themselves chased by pirates (Temuera Morrison, Cliff Curtis and Danny Trejo). Slowly Robin and Quinn start falling for each other.

Directed by Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters 1 & 2, Junior, Twins) made this amusing, nicely filmed romantic/comedy/adventure with fun performances by Ford and Heche. This wasn't a huge hit at the box office but it should play well on video. Although involving pirate in the subplot seems out of place with the story. It's entertaining enough to overcome certain flaws in the movie. Probably the best thing of the picture is Ford, which he's especially loose and funny. Certainly worth viewing. Panavision. (****/*****).


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