Joe Versus the Volcano


Joe Versus the Volcano
  • 09 March 1990

  • Romance / Comedy

  • USA

  • 102 min

  • 5.3

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Tom Hanks

Joe Banks

Meg Ryan

DeDe / Angelica Graynamore / Patricia...

Lloyd Bridges

Samuel Harvey Graynamore

Robert Stack

Kenneth Hindmick / Dr. Ellison


Joe versus the Volcano is a fable which opens with somewhat surrealistic scenes of the dehumanization of Joe Bank's job and work environment (at a company whose product rather literally screws people) with imagery that seems to have been inspired by the classic film Metropolis. Joe is diagnosed with an incurable disease, quits his dehumanizing job, and accepts an offer to briefly "live like a king, die like a man" - but to fulfill his agreement he must willingly jump into ... more

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Movie Berry

15April 2010

«Joe Versus the Volcano» is a 1990 comedy. When office drone Joe (Tom Hanks) learns he has a "brain cloud" and will die soon, he quits his oppressive job and travels to the island of Waponi Woo, whose natives need a human sacrifice to appease their volcano god. On his way there, Joe falls in love with Patricia (Meg Ryan), and the two bravely face their destiny – and the volcano's inferno – hand in hand. John Patrick Shanley (Doubt) directs this whimsical, soul-stirring romantic comedy. «Joe Versus the Volcano» directed by John Patrick Shanley. You can download «Joe Versus the Volcano» right here!





It Was Okay01 July 2014

This movie was okay.





This was a good movie12 March 2012

This was a good movie

Mad About Movies




Good movie in its day15 February 2012

Good movie in its day






I enjoyed this movie, though I preferred some of the other movies Tom Hanks did.





Thanks for that comment good to know27 May 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies




good movie12 May 2010

Good movie in its day, not as good watching it around 10 years later with the standard of movies today.

type casting




Look how young these stars are21 March 2010

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are wonderful in this fantasy movie. You can't beat either one of them for comedy.

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