Joe Versus the Volcano

Joe Versus the Volcano

Blu-ray Disc - 2017?
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A stressed-out white-collar worker, who is convinced he has a terminal condition, is offered a taste of the good life and all he must do in return is leap into a volcano.
Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] :, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.,, [2017?]
Edition: Widescreen edition
Copyright Date: ©1990
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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Apr 06, 2018

One of my favourite movies, written by John Patrick Shanley, and with a young Tom Hanks, and Meg Ryan playing three roles: A lifeless brunette trapped in a tedious, thankless job (brunettes always get a bad rap); a vacuous, spoiled red head (with one of the best lines in the movie "I have no response to that" when presented with something emotional or personal); and the self-possessed, fearless blonde heroine who rescues Joe from his despair. You really can't take this movie seriously- the "natives" of the islands are the descendants of the Vikings that couldn't navigate, and they drink orange soda. The real star of the movie is the luggage! A good watch with a later Tom Hanks movie, Castaway, although the two movies are complete opposites.

Jan 30, 2017

A very... odd movie; has funny moments as well as enjoyable ones, however not a movie I would buy as it's slow, weird at many points, and confusing. Fun to watch just for family movie night still.


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