Six Days Seven Nights

Synopsis: Taking a romantic tropical island week off with her boyfriend, an ambitious, decisive New York girl agrees to help her magazine out by covering a story on a neighboring island. The only plane available is piloted by a laid-back heavy drinker with whom she shares a mutual dislike. But she has no choice and he can't refuse the money. When the plane crash-lands on an uninhabited island with little chance of rescue they both wish they had made other arrangements - at least to start with.
Director(s): Ivan Reitman
Production: Disney
  2 wins & 5 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.8
Metacritic:
51
Rotten Tomatoes:
36%
PG-13
Year:
1998
98 min
2,135 Views


[Siren Wailing]

[People Chattering]

Hey! Aah.

- Morning. Oh.

- [Phone Ringing]

- Thank you.

- No, thank you.

Hello? Hi.

I'm across the street.

Who?

No. No, no, there's nothing wrong with

the ad layouts. I checked them myself.

Marjorie just must've gotten

the months wrong again.

Yeah. Okay.

Have you talked to Laslo yet?

I don't care

if he's upset.

Call Peter back and tell him the

fashion layouts have to be four pages.

Not seven, not six,

not five. Four.

That's because

we changed photographers.

[Man On Phone] You must be kidding.

L... I doubled-checked everything.

- What's wrong with the ad layouts?

- What's wrong with the ad layouts, Leo?

I'll tell you what's wrong.

Practically everything, because

they're the wrong ad layouts.

- Marjorie, I have no idea...

- Why am I standing here looking

at 30 pages of wrong layouts?

I'll tell you why.

Because someone...

Leo... didn't

do their job!

Okay, the copy on the cover

reads "Office Love Affairs:

How to Get Him

and Your Raise."

- Good.

- Yeah?

[Man] Okay, look at me.

Good. Come in a little closer.

- [Camera Lens Shuttering]

- Okay. Right here.

Great. Good.

I think we got it.

Carry on.

Papaya diet?

Big problem. They're talking

about changing the fruit.

- What type of fruit?

- I don't know.

They said kiwi or something.

- I don't like kiwi.

- These came for you. They're from Frank.

My goodness.

He is so sweet. He was in London.

- Very exotic and expensive.

- [Pleasant Sigh]

"Can't wait to see you. It's felt like

an eternity." How long's he been gone?

- Two days.

- Two days?

- Yes.

- "Meet me here at 7:30."

Ooh, good choice.

"Bring doll"?

Doll. He does this kind

of thing all the time.

Hula dolls,

Polynesian restaurant.

Now just

what are you up to?

- It's all part of the surprise.

- Thank you.

- Surprise?

- Uh-huh.

- Sur... You're not breaking

up with me, are you?

- No.

Okay. Are you sure? Because%69 of all

relationships break up in restaurants.

We're not breaking up.

In fact, I want to increase

the romance in our lives.

- You do?

- Uh-huh.

- First, close your eyes.

- Now?

- Close them.

- Okay.

Now remember all the times

you said we never go anywhere...

and we're always working

and we never have any fun?

- Well, yeah.

- Well, open your eyes

and look where I'm taking you.

- Um...

- Come on.

- Oh, you're kidding.

- You and me in two weeks.

- In two weeks? I can't.

- Oh-Oh, you can.

- I can?

- Uh-huh. I cleared it with Marjorie.

You did?

Oh, you're a sneak.

Yeah. Six days

and seven nights...

on the secluded tropical island

paradise of Makatea.

- Yeah. Yeah. We arrived 50 minutes late.

- Oh, is that a problem?

No, no, that's fine.

Uh, I'll tell you what.

Why don't I go find the bags, and you,

you get to go find the charter, okay?

- I do?

- Yeah, I'll see you in ten minutes.

- All right. Okay.

- Sweetie.

- Love you.

- Love you.

- Uh, excuse me.

- Aah! You son of a b*tch!

You miserable piece

of rat sh*t.

Could you help me?

I'm looking for Tropical Charters.

- You going to Makatea?

- Yes.

Well, we'll be ready

in ten... 20 minutes.

But this... this isn't

the plane?

- What?

- The plane.

Where's its mommy?

Oh. Tropical's plane

is laid up in Fiji.

We're fillin' in.

You're in luck. I'm your pilot.

Uh... [Nervous Chuckle]

No. I can't...

No. I, um... I can't go in this.

It's, uh... It's broken.

No, it's not broken.

It's being maintained.

- This is my plane.

- Uh-huh.

This is the De Haviland Beaver.

This is one of the safest,

most reliable planes ever built.

Sweetie, there a problem?

Uh, yes.

He, um... He seems to think

we're gonna go in this old thing.

- What?

- Uh, I think... I think

we could find another charter.

You won't find one.

There's a boat leaves from the port.

It takes three days.

- Honey. Frank.

- All right, all right.

Sweetie, I'm sure

the plane is perfectly safe.

And I'm sure the pilot

is a trained professional.

- He is the pilot.

- He...

Well, if you're goin',

it'll be 20... 30 minutes.

- Gotta get some oil.

- Oil. He's gonna get some oil now?

- Need help with this luggage?

- No.

- No, we're good.

All right,

everybody tied down?

Listen, are these

really necessary?

Only if we crash.

- Hi.

- Everybody, this is Angelica,

our flight service director.

Hello.

Thank you. Hi.

Hello.

Sorry. Excuse me. Ooh.

- Oh, I'm sorry. Excuse me.

- [Chuckles]

- Ooh.

- Come here, baby.

Hello. Are you guys

going to Makatea?

- We hope.

- Oh, you'll love it.

Are you from the States?

- Yes.

- I lived there for a while too.

It's very fun.

Hey, Quinn, look.

Look what I got.

- Check it out.

- What's that, baby?

It's a bathing suit, silly.

- [Laughing]

- I thought it was an eye patch.

Welcome to Makatea.

Here we are.

Thanks for flying Harris Freight,

where frequent flyers earn bonus points

good for valuable merchandise.

Hey, you're not trying to steal

my vest, are you? [Chuckles]

...Miss Monroe?

- [Both] Yes.

- Welcome to Hanaiti.

- [Both] Thank you.

- I'm Phillipe St. Claire,

the general manager.

- [Both] Hi.

Can we have the reservation

for Mr Martin?

Oh! Oh,

this is beautiful!

Wow!

Wow!

- Okay. All right, we're never leaving.

- [Sighs]

- Yes.

- [Laughs]

I want this to be the most

unforgettable vacation of our lives.

Dd [Slow]

- Havin' a good time?

- Oh, honey, I'm havin' a great time.

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