Cast Away

2000 American adventure drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis

Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama movie. It was produced by Tom Hanks, Jack Rapke, Steve Starkey and Robert Zemeckis. The movie was directed by Robert Zemeckis. It was released on December 22, 2000. The movie stars Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee who gets stuck on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific.

Cast Away
Directed byRobert Zemeckis
Produced byTom Hanks
Jack Rapke
Steve Starkey
Robert Zemeckis
Screenplay byWilliam Broyles Jr. (writer)
StarringTom Hanks
Helen Hunt
Nick Searcy
Music byAlan Silvestri
CinematographyDon Burgess
Edited byArthur Schmidt
Production
company
Distributed by20th Century Fox (North America)
DreamWorks (International)
Release date
December 22, 2000
Running time
143 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$90 million
Box office$429,632,142[1]

The movie gained positive reviews from critics and holds a 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] At the 73rd Academy Awards, Hanks was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role but lost to Russell Crowe's performance in Gladiator.[3]

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States 22 December 2000
   Switzerland 11 January 2001 (German speaking region)
  Czech Republic 11 January 2001
  Germany 11 January 2001
  Puerto Rico 11 January 2001
  Austria 12 January 2001
  United Kingdom 12 January 2001
  Ireland 12 January 2001
  Italy 12 January 2001
  Sweden 12 January 2001
  Belgium 17 January 2001
   Switzerland 17 January 2001 (French speaking region)
  France 17 January 2001
  Australia 18 January 2001
  Israel 18 January 2001
  Netherlands 18 January 2001
  Slovenia 18 January 2001
  Denmark 19 January 2001
  Spain 19 January 2001
  Poland 19 January 2001
  Portugal 19 January 2001
  Hong Kong 24 January 2001
  Russia 24 January 2001
  Singapore 24 January 2001
  Taiwan 24 January 2001
  Argentina 25 January 2001
  Brazil 26 January 2001
  Finland 26 January 2001
  Iceland 26 January 2001
  Norway 26 January 2001
  Peru 1 February 2001
  Greece 2 February 2001
  Uruguay 2 February 2001
  South Korea 3 February 2001
  Egypt 7 February 2001
  Kuwait 7 February 2001
  Hungary 8 February 2001
  Lithuania 16 February 2001
  Turkey 23 February 2001
  Yugoslavia 23 February 2001
  Japan 24 February 2001
  Malaysia 1 March 2001
  Estonia 9 March 2001
  New Zealand 22 March 2001

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cast Away - Total Lifetime Grosses: $429,632,142". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
  2. "Cast Away". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
  3. "The 73rd Academy Awards (2001) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2014-06-27.

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