The Beach

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Overview

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

  1. John Hodge

    Screenplay

  2. Alex Garland

    Novel

  3. Danny Boyle

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    Richard

  2. Guillaume Canet

    Guillaume Canet

    Étienne

  3. Tilda Swinton

    Tilda Swinton

    Sal

  4. Virginie Ledoyen

    Virginie Ledoyen

    Françoise

  5. SK

    Staffan Kihlbom

    Christo

  6. Paterson Joseph

    Paterson Joseph

    Keaty

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Movie Data

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $144,056,873.00

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Release Information

  • February 11, 2000
    R, Theatrical

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Featured Review

A review by John Chard

8.0
By John Chard

Getting away from it all may not be perfection paradise after all?

I first viewed this film upon its release and felt that the final third did the film down - and that the voice-over took away from the essence of the story, thus it's average. My subsequent viewings over the years would see me lament about an arcade game sequence and bemoaning that Robert Carlyle wasn't given a more extended role, yet it has become a film that sees me totally on board with director Danny Boyle's production and it's now that I think it puts the story together with poignant precision.

Leonardo DiCaprio is Ri... read the rest.

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