Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

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Laughs erupt when Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan fall in love - and fall in lava - in Joe Versus the Volcano, a stylish laughquake written and directed by Moonstruck Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley.

This first teaming of the peerless stars of Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail follows the follies of a stressed-out guy (Hanks) in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud". A zany jillionaire (Lloyd Bridges) then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy and the charm of Ryan in three roles as the women in Joe's life have their way.

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Starring
Tom Hanks
Meg Ryan
Lloyd Bridges
Robert Stack
Dan Hedaya
Abe Vigoda
Ossie Davis
Barry McGovern
Directed by
John Patrick Shanley
Music
Georges Delerue
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(41:24)
Romantic Comedy 1990 102:00 480i (NTSC) 1 2 3 4
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), English Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s), Japanese Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Japanese Narrative
Extras
Main Menu Audio, Filmographies-Cast-2, Listing-Cast & Crew, Featurette-Behind The Scenes-4:20, Music Video-3:56, Theatrical Trailer-2:12
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