Following a horrific plane crash, 48 survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 from Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles, California, USA, find themselves on an uncharted tropical island in the South Pacific Ocean that is full of secrets, as they come to learn. The first day on the island is full of monsters, countdowns, screams, stories of the past and an unfolding love story between the quick-thinking Jack Shepherd, a doctor, and the level-headed Kate Austen, a mysterious young woman. Jack, Kate and Charlie, a former British rock music player and heroin junkie, venture into the jungle to locate the pilot cockpit to find the transciever and come up against a mysterious and unseen island "beast". Other survivors with mysterious pasts are introduced: The Iraqi with personal demons Sayid; the bumblingly awkward Hurley; the determined John Locke; the unpleasant and unfriendly self-serving swindler and sociopath Sawyer who tests everyone's patience; the very pregnant Australian teenager Claire ...
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The still-turning jet engine on the beach was added in digitally later. During filming, all that was on set was the cowling. See more
In the opening sequence, after Jack removes his bloody undershirt, Kate sews up a large wound in his back. Yet, later, in the cockpit scenes, not only is Jack's rainplastered, semi-transparent undershirt pristine white, it (and his back) is perfectly smooth - no bandages, no stitches. See more
So I just made a choice. I would let the fear in let it take over let it do its thing. But only for five seconds. That's all I was going to give it.
Written by J.J. Abrams See more