Released: 11 Feb 2000
Runtime: 1 h 59 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director: Danny Boyle
Writer: John Hodge, Alex Garland
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen
IMDB: 6.5 (112,089 Votes)
Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled.