Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young American backpacker, willing to risk his life for just one thing: the mind-blowing rush he can only get from braving the ultimate adventure. After hearing the improbable tale of a secret island - the perfect beach, unsullied by tourists - Richard sets off on a journey to find paradise on Earth. But Richard soon discovers that what seems like paradise can hide a deadly secret. Now desperate to escape, Richard explores the hidden perils and dark places that lurk just beyond the shores of paradise.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Critics say The Beach is unfocused and muddled, a shallow adaptation of the novel it is based on. Points go to the gorgeous cinematography, though.
Cast & Crew
- 20th Century Fox
- © 2000 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Danish (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Swedish (Subtitles)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.