• Tue. Oct 3rd, 2023

“Cast Away” is a 2000 American survival drama film directed by and starring as Chuck Noland, a FedEx executive who is stranded on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean after his plane crashes.


Chuck Noland is a hard-working FedEx executive who travels frequently for work. On Christmas Eve, his plane crashes in the Pacific Ocean, and he washes up on a deserted island. With only a few supplies salvaged from the wreckage, Chuck must find a way to survive on the island and eventually make his way back to civilization. He faces challenges such as finding food, water, and shelter, and dealing with the psychological toll of being stranded alone for years.


“Cast Away” received critical acclaim, with many praising ' performance as well as the film's direction and cinematography. The movie was described as a powerful and emotionally resonant story of survival and resilience, with themes of isolation, human connection, and the struggle to find meaning in life. The film's realistic portrayal of survival on a deserted island was also praised, as well as the decision to focus on the character's internal struggles rather than relying on external action.


“Cast Away” was nominated for several awards, including the Academy Awards for Best Actor for , Best Sound, and Best Original Screenplay. The film also won the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing. won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama, and the film was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Drama. The movie also won several other awards, including the Satellite Award for Best Actor, the American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, and the BAFTA Award for Best Sound.

Directed by
Produced by Steve Starkey Jack Rapke
Written by William Broyles Jr.
Starring , , ,
Music by Alan Silvestri
Cinematography Don Burgess
Edited by Arthur Schmidt
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
(North America)DreamWorks Pictures
Release date December 22, 2000
Running time 144 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $90 million
Box office $429.6 million

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