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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
The desire to find something real -- to connect with something or someone -- is what drives Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio), a young American backpacker who arrives in Thailand with adventure on his mind. Etienne (Guillaume Canet) and Francoise (Virginie Ledoyen) join him on an adventure to "The Beach," a mystical paradise. However, this paradise is less than perfect.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio , Tilda Swinton , Virginie Ledoyen , Guillaume Canet , Paterson Joseph , Robert Carlyle , Peter Youngblood Hills , Jerry Swindall

Director: Danny Boyle

Genres: Drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Beach (2000)

Release Date: February 11th, 2000|2 hr. min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Colorful and exciting, as far as it goes. But Boyle and Hodge pull back on their usual wit and grit. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a movie to feel. Even when the thinking isn't all there, the emotions are, all the way to the film's poignant last seconds. show more

  • 25
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Murky, pretentious and torturously inert. show more

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