is a 2000 film directed by Robert Zemeckis
, written by William Broyles Jr. and starring Tom Hanks
Chuck Noland has everything: success in a high-pressure, high-paying job with FedEx, close friends, and a woman who loves him. The only thing he doesn't have enough of... is time. This changes when he is in a plane crash and, finding himself the sole survivor, washes up on an uninhabited tropical island where he has to figure out how to survive. Now Chuck has all the time he could ever want... and nothing else but his own wits and his two hands.
In many ways, it's like a modern day Robinson Crusoe
. The film was a massive commercial and critical success, with Hanks being praised (and eventually nominated for the Best Actor Oscar) for his performance, which required him to undergo a drastic physical transformation and spend the majority of the film alone on screen.
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