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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:
Harrison Ford ... Quinn Harris
Anne Heche ... Robin Monroe
David Schwimmer ... Frank Martin
Jacqueline Obradors ... Angelica
Temuera Morrison ... Jager
Allison Janney ... Marjorie, Robin's Boss
Douglas Weston ... Philippe Sinclair, Resort Manager
Cliff Curtis ... Kip
Danny Trejo ... Pierce
Ben Bode ... Tom Marlowe, Helicopter Pilot
Derek Basco ... Ricky, Helicopter Crewman
Amy Sedaris ... Robin's Secretary
Long Nguyen ... Pirate
Jake Feagai Jake Feagai ... Pirate
John Koyama ... 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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sensuality and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

12 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

6 Days 7 Nights See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

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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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

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 »

Goofs

Robin is wearing a long white dress when they crash. She changes into floral shorts and a tank shirt when she and Quinn go looking for fresh water. After he gets the snake out of her pants in the water, they cut to next scene where they are back to the beach where the plane is. Robin is looking for fresh clothes in her suitcase and the shorts and tank shirt she was just wearing (which had gotten dirty and wet) are in her suitcase folded and clean, and Robin is changing out of the white dress she had already changed out of. See more »

Quotes

Robin Monroe: What are you looking at?
Quinn Harris: Nothing.
Robin Monroe: Something.
Quinn Harris: Nothing.
Robin Monroe: Oh, don't give me that, you were ogling.
Quinn Harris: Ogling? Let me ask you something. When you go into a department store to buy something like that what do you say to the clerk 'give me that outfit so no one will look at me?'
Robin Monroe: No, I like people looking - just not you.
Quinn Harris: If it makes you feel any better you're not my type.
Robin Monroe: Oh good, why?
Quinn Harris: Why?
[...]
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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 »

Alternate Versions

After 9/11/01, the USA network edited the dialogue poorly so that when Anne Heche originally said, "I've flown with you twice, you've crashed half the time," she now says, "I've flown with you twice, you've FLOWN half the time." See more »


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Sacred Island
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 hu675See 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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