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Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)

Miss Cast Away (original title)
A spoof that combines Cast Away with Miss Congeniality, Planet of the Apes, Love Boat, Gilligan's Island, The Sixth Sense, Jurassic Park, and more
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Roberts ... Maximus Powers
Charlie Schlatter ... Mike Saunders
Joyce Giraud ... Julie
Stuart Pankin ... Noah
Evan Marriott ... Joe Millionaire
Michael Jackson ... Agent M.J.
Eugene Greytak Eugene Greytak ... Your Holiness (as Gene Greytak)
Richard Halpern Richard Halpern ... Groovy Guy
Lyle J. Mortensen Lyle J. Mortensen ... Vice Persident
Douglas Dunning Douglas Dunning ... Commander Harry
Patrick Mares Patrick Mares ... The President
Stuart Rigby Stuart Rigby ... Ron Philips
Kamilla Bjorlin Kamilla Bjorlin ... Holly
Audra Wise Audra Wise ... Tina
Juanita A. Romano Juanita A. Romano ... Alaska
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"Miss Cast Away" (aka "Island Girl") is a mix of "There's Something About Mary" and "Scary Movie" crosses "Cast Away" with "Miss Congeniality." What happens when a plane-load of beauty contestants, on it's way to the Miss Galaxy Pageant, crash-lands on a deserted island? Pilots, Mike Saunders and Maximus Power learn how to survive with a bevvie of beautiful women -- of which none have ever even gone camping. Soon the castaways discover the ancient Noah's ark on the island. The lost ark is being guarded by an oversized prehistoric pig (Jurassic Pork). Noah is boarding apes (a la Planet of the Apes) and our survivors have got to stop his plan and use the ark to get off the island. Written by Sarah (superstar_gurl_05@hotmail.com)

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island | boat | castaway | pilot | bar | See All (28) »

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There's trouble in paradise.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2008 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Miss Castaway and the Island Girls See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawaii, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Island Productions See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Jackson filmed his cameo in his library at Neverland Ranch (which was digitally replaced with special effects). See more »

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Spoofs The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Queen Suprema
Written, produced and performed by Dave Keyes
Keyesland Music 2001 ASCAP
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So very very bad....and not in a good way!
3 May 2006 | by PietruckSee all my reviews

This movie (even calling it a movie is an overstatement) is ridiculously horrible. Normally a huge fan of Eric Roberts in "B" list movies, this tragedy of a flick makes me question his real B list clout! And Charlie, please go back to hoping for a Diagnosis Murder revival rather than this.....you can't blame the nameless eye candy (uhhum...beauty pageant members) for participating in this weak movie, but YOU are a former TV star man! Pull yourself together. Don't even get me started on Stuart Pankin. For the sake of all that is good Stuart, you should have seen this was not necessarily a real movie! Bryan Michael Stoller exemplifies absolute genius only in the fact that he was able to dupe anyone into investing in this picture (money or time).

Really, this was no parody or spoof movie although it tries on a 2nd grade level. Mostly, it is poor writing and acting and camera work and editing and....well poor everything. I watched it because I read an article in some mag about agent MJ's involvement and my interest was peaked due to the lawsuit in which he was involved. I now wonder if the only reason they show him from the shoulders up in the movie is because he, like at the trial, showed up wearing pajama bottoms and barely lucid (wait a second, is he ever really considered lucid?...I digress). And Agent MJ? Is that the best they could come up with for a name for his character? Sheez. What a startling piece of originality! Or, maybe that was supposed to be funny? Putting Marriott into the movie was a nice touch at first, but overdone and annoying after all is said and done.

Spare yourself the grief of watching......don't say I didn't warn you.


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