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

4.2 out of 5

250 Ratings

250 Ratings

20% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.4/10
  • Fresh 23
  • Rotten 94

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

Screenwriter
John Hodge

Information

Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2000 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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