A commercial aircraft crashes in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, leaving only a handful of survivors. Their hopes of being rescued aren't very good, as the Amazon proves to be even more ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
C. Thomas Howell ...  Dr. Alex Kennedy 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Carol Alt ...  Karen Oldham 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Chris William Martin ...  Jimmy Stack 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Fabiana Udenio ...  Pia Claire 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Tyler Hynes ...  Will Bauer 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Rob Stewart ...  Andrew Talbott 22 episodes, 1999-2000
Gabriel Hogan ...  Falconer John 17 episodes, 1999-2000
Joseph Scoren ...  Elder Balaam 15 episodes, 1999-2000
John Neville ...  First Elder Cole 10 episodes, 1999-2000
Deborah Pollitt Deborah Pollitt ...  Hekka 10 episodes, 1999-2000
Julian Richings ...  Elder Malakai 10 episodes, 1999-2000
Kate McIninch ...  Prudence 9 episodes, 1999-2000
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A commercial aircraft crashes in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, leaving only a handful of survivors. Their hopes of being rescued aren't very good, as the Amazon proves to be even more hostile than the terrifying plane crash which brought them there: they must cope with an extremely hostile environment: piranhas, deadly snakes, flesh-eating ants, poisonous plants, hostile tribes, and more. Written by Sergio Ortega

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Germany | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Peter Benchley's Amazon See more »

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Australia See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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I thought it was cool...
22 October 1999 | by Lucky-44See all my reviews

I saw the first episode last night (in Toronto we get it later) and I thought it was really cool. It was entertaining and interesting. The crash scene was done really well and the sound stage is absolutely amazing. I am kind of concerned about how they're going to drag on the plot line throughout an entire series without repeating too much and without making it another Gilligan's Island. We'll just have to watch and find out. From what I've seen so far, I give it an A+.


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