Six Days Seven Nights

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Six Days Seven Nights (Touchstone Movie)

“Six Days, Seven Nights” is a romantic adventure-comedy film released in 1998, directed by Ivan Reitman. The movie stars Harrison Ford and Anne Heche as the lead characters, who find themselves stranded on a remote island after a plane crash and must navigate through various challenges to survive and find a way back to civilization.

The story revolves around Robin Monroe (Anne Heche), a successful and busy magazine editor, who plans to surprise her boyfriend, Frank Martin (David Schwimmer), with a vacation to a tropical paradise. They hire Quinn Harris (Harrison Ford), a rugged and experienced bush pilot, to fly them to their destination.

However, their vacation takes an unexpected turn when a storm forces the plane to crash-land on a deserted island. Now stuck on the island with limited supplies and no way to contact the outside world, Robin and Quinn must set aside their differences and work together to survive.

As they spend more time together, Robin and Quinn develop an unlikely bond, and their initial animosity turns into affection. The film explores themes of love, self-discovery, and the importance of living in the present moment.

“Six Days, Seven Nights” showcases the stunning beauty of the tropical setting, providing a picturesque backdrop for the characters’ adventure. The film features thrilling action sequences, including encounters with dangerous wildlife and perilous escapades, adding an adventurous element to the romantic comedy.

Harrison Ford and Anne Heche deliver strong performances, bringing humor and chemistry to their on-screen dynamic. The film’s supporting cast, including David Schwimmer as Robin’s boyfriend and Jacqueline Obradors as Quinn’s island friend, adds depth to the narrative and enhances the overall charm of the story.

While “Six Days, Seven Nights” received mixed reviews from critics upon its release, it remains a beloved touchstone film for fans of romantic comedies and adventure stories. The film’s blend of humor, romance, and action, along with its charismatic leads and tropical island setting, create an entertaining and enjoyable cinematic experience for audiences of all ages.

Additional Details


  • Harrison Ford: Quinn Harris
  • Anne Heche: Robin Monroe
  • David Schwimmer: Frank Martin
  • Jacqueline Obradors: Angelica
  • Temuera Morrison: Jager
  • Allison Janney: Marjorie
  • Douglas Weston: Philippe Sinclair
  • Cliff Curtis: Kip
  • Danny Trejo: Pierce
  • Ben Bodé: Tom Marlowe
  • Derek Basco: Ricky
  • Amy Sedaris: Robin’s secretary
  • Kerry Rossall: Yacht Owner


  • Director: Ivan Reitman
  • Producers: Ivan Reitman and Roger Birnbaum
  • Writer: Michael Browning

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