Cast Away

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Cast Away
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Produced by Tom Hanks
Jack Rapke
Steve Starkey
Robert Zemeckis
Screenplay by William Broyles Jr. (writer)
Starring Tom Hanks
Helen Hunt
Nick Searcy
Music by Alan Silvestri
Cinematography Don Burgess
Editing by Arthur Schmidt
Studio ImageMovers
Playtone
Distributed by 20th Century Fox (North America)
DreamWorks (International)
Release date(s) December 22, 2000
Running time 143 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $90 million
Money made $429,632,142[1]


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. Cast Away 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.

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 dates[change | change source]

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 Malaysia 1 March 2001
 Estonia 9 March 2001
 New Zealand 22 March 2001

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