Premiere - 07/01/1994
"...Hanks delivers a take-this-job-and-shove-it performance for the ages..."
Rolling Stone - 04/19/1990
"...[Meg Ryan] has rarely been more appealing..."
USA Today - 03/09/1990
"...A surreal fable that fairly erupts with comic left-turns..."
Los Angeles Times - 03/09/1990
"...It's actually a funny, endearing fable about courage, love and faith..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 08/08/1993
"...The movie introduces its individuality in its opening shot....[Ryan shows] here that she is a gifted comic actress..."
When an average man living a thoroughly unfulfilling life is diagnosed with a terminal disease he quits his job and accepts a millionaire's odd offer -- to travel to a south seas island and sacrifice himself to a volcano. In this odd but touching film Meg Ryan plays three roles.