History Film / CastAway

3rd May '18 3:50:17 AM NB2000
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* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Interestingly, [[spoiler:Kelly was fully willing to drop her new husband for Chuck, and they were seconds away fr om running off together, only for [[DidNotGetTheGirl Kelly to reconsider]].]] It's an interesting bit of trivia that according to the commentary that the scene [[spoiler: was the part of the movie that confused watchers between the ages of 14 and 20 in the test audience. They were either too accustomed to the idea of the protagonist [[HappilyEverAfter getting the girl in the end]] or weren't yet emotionally ready to grasp the sheer complexity of adult relationships.]]

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* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Interestingly, [[spoiler:Kelly was fully willing to drop her new husband for Chuck, and they were seconds away fr om from running off together, only for [[DidNotGetTheGirl Kelly to reconsider]].]] It's an interesting bit of trivia that according to the commentary that the scene [[spoiler: was the part of the movie that confused watchers between the ages of 14 and 20 in the test audience. They were either too accustomed to the idea of the protagonist [[HappilyEverAfter getting the girl in the end]] or weren't yet emotionally ready to grasp the sheer complexity of adult relationships.]]
12th Apr '18 3:53:10 AM JackG
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** Chuck gleefully hams it up the first time he gets a fire working, doing a victory dance and shouting, "[[ItsBeenDone Look what I have created!]] '''I!''' Have made '''FIRE!!'''"
14th Feb '18 2:26:08 PM BenMitchell90
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* ImpaledPalm: Chuck Noland does this to himself, which leads to the creation of [[CompanionCube Wilson]].

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* ImpaledPalm: Chuck Noland does this to himself, which leads to the creation of [[CompanionCube Wilson]].Wilson]] after he grabs the ball with his bloody hand and throws it in a fit of rage and pain.
14th Feb '18 2:24:15 PM BenMitchell90
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* TwentyMinutesIntoThePast: The film was released in December 2000, but begins in December 1995. Chuck is stranded on Christmas Day of that year, and we see a few more of his early days on the island until the film [[TimeSkip skips ahead]] to four years later, setting the rest of the film in present day (for 2000).
2nd Feb '18 7:40:05 AM SuperEquality07
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This was Zemeckis's second live-action film after ''Film/WhatLiesBeneath'' and his last overall to be made during the 2000s, the rest of which he spent making MotionCapture films before returning to live-action twelve years later with ''Film/{{Flight}}''.

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This was Zemeckis's second live-action film after ''Film/WhatLiesBeneath'' and his last overall to be made during the 2000s, the rest of which he spent making MotionCapture films before returning to live-action twelve thirteen years later with ''Film/{{Flight}}''.



* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Interestingly, [[spoiler:Kelly was fully willing to drop her new husband for Chuck, and they were seconds away from running off together, only for [[DidNotGetTheGirl Kelly to reconsider]].]] It's an interesting bit of trivia that according to the commentary that the scene [[spoiler: was the part of the movie that confused watchers between the ages of 14 and 20 in the test audience. They were either too accustomed to the idea of the protagonist [[HappilyEverAfter getting the girl in the end]] or weren't yet emotionally ready to grasp the sheer complexity of adult relationships.]]

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* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Interestingly, [[spoiler:Kelly was fully willing to drop her new husband for Chuck, and they were seconds away from fr om running off together, only for [[DidNotGetTheGirl Kelly to reconsider]].]] It's an interesting bit of trivia that according to the commentary that the scene [[spoiler: was the part of the movie that confused watchers between the ages of 14 and 20 in the test audience. They were either too accustomed to the idea of the protagonist [[HappilyEverAfter getting the girl in the end]] or weren't yet emotionally ready to grasp the sheer complexity of adult relationships.]]
30th Jan '18 2:13:18 PM SuperEquality07
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This was Zemeckis's second live-action film after ''Film/WhatLiesBeneath'' and his last overall to be made during the 2000s, the rest of which he spent making MotionCapture films before returning to live-action eleven years later with ''Film/{{Flight}}''.

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This was Zemeckis's second live-action film after ''Film/WhatLiesBeneath'' and his last overall to be made during the 2000s, the rest of which he spent making MotionCapture films before returning to live-action eleven twelve years later with ''Film/{{Flight}}''.
24th Nov '17 10:30:14 AM teachzebra
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** Disputable. Itís stated he was found 500 miles from the island meaning he drifted for weeks. Thatís a very busy shipping lane so odds are heíd have run into a ship at some point.
24th Sep '17 11:00:14 PM Nicoaln
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* BrickJoke: At the start of the movie the female welder sends a [=Fed-Ex=] package to her husband in Moscow, who we see is cheating with a young Russian girl. At the end of the movie his name has been cut away from the sign above the entrance to her house.

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* BrickJoke: BrickJoke:
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At the start of the movie the female welder sends a [=Fed-Ex=] package to her husband in Moscow, who we see is cheating with a young Russian girl. At the end of the movie his name has been cut away from the sign above the entrance to her house.house.
** Near the end of the movie, Chuck has a volleyball in his car.
29th Aug '17 3:35:37 PM Redyran
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* DeusExMachina: While Noland survives on the island - and ultimately gets off of it - by his own wits and creative scavenging skills, he's just short of dying at sea [[spoiler:when a container ship passes close to his position.

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* DeusExMachina: While Noland survives on the island - and ultimately gets off of it - by his own wits and creative scavenging skills, he's just short of dying at sea [[spoiler:when a container ship passes close to his position.]]
23rd Apr '17 7:11:01 AM Glasender
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** We also see [[spoiler:Chuck giving up after losing Wilson by intentionally dropping his oars into the ocean to drift aimlessly.]] Thankfully, he drifts only a while longer.
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