Six Days, Seven Nights

Factual error: In order for Anne Heche and David Schwimmer to be on vacation for 6 days and 7 nights, they would have had to arrive at night and leave at night. However, the two arrived in the day and David Schwimmer left in the day.

Mike Lynch

Factual error: When the aircraft crashes on the island, the front of the aircraft strikes the ground which would have bent the propeller. They would have never been able to fly it again with that prop.

Factual error: Ford and Heche are supposedly on an island in the middle of nowhere, but in some shots you can see the tall buildings of a city off in the distance.

Factual error: As Robin and her fiancee are heading off to Macatea, there is a quick shot of an Aloha Airlines plane as it is landing. Aloha Airlines does not operate there or anywhere near there, but the movie was filmed in Hawaii so they apparently used what they had.

Lynette Carrington

Continuity mistake: When Robin is changing her clothes, after the scene in the water where "something swam up her shorts", she is actually changing out of the clothes she was wearing when the plane crashed, not the clothes she was wearing in the water.

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Robin Monroe: If you were half a pilot, we wouldn't be on this island!
Quinn Harris: I'm the best damn pilot you're ever going to meet!
Robin Monroe: Ha! I've flown with you twice and you've crashed half the time!

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Trivia: Temuera Morrison and Cliff Curtis are speaking Maori in their roles as pirates. However they didn't know how to say the complex lines they were supposed to (about gold and pirates, etc), so they just ad-libbed random everyday stuff such as what they were cooking for dinner. (From Temuera's biography "Temuera Morrison: From Haka to Hollywood").

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Question: I noticed that the island they crashed on was "Mata nui." It sounded familiar to me, and Google told me Mata Nui was a Lego Bionicle figure. Since the movie is from 1998 and Bionicle from 2001, Lego must have been inspired by the movie, or what?

ELINBJD

Answer: Motu Nui is a real life island, the name means "large island" in Maori. Most likely that is the source of Lego's inspiration for the name. While it is certainly possible that whoever came up with Mata Nui first heard the name Motu Nui in this movie, it is unlikely. Motu Nui is a fairly well known island and also shares its name with a settlement in New Zealand. A fictionalized island called Motu Nui is also the home of Disney princess Moana, which obviously came out after Bionicle but speaks to how well known the name is.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: Thank you. I must have misheard the name in the movie! I will Google Motu Nui now.

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