Six Days, Seven Nights (film) Quinn Harris is a rough-hewn cargo pilot who makes his living flying freight in his weather-beaten old plane. His life changes when he meets Robin Monroe, a sharp, driven, magazine editor on holiday with her new fiancé, Frank Martin. When an unexpected editorial deadline requires Robin to be in Tahiti, she reluctantly bribes Quinn to fly her there. Forced down in a storm, the two suddenly find themselves stranded on a deserted island, where over the next week danger and romance ensue as the two castaways are thrown into a series of adventures conquering the wilds, evading pirates, and trying to find a way to get off the island. A Touchstone Pictures film, in association with Caravan Pictures. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Released on June 12, 1998. Stars Harrison Ford (Quinn Harris), Anne Heche (Robin Monroe), David Schwimmer (Frank Martin), Jacqueline Obradors (Angelica). 102 min. The production filmed for two months on the island of Kauai, with additional filming in Burbank and New York City. As a trained pilot, Ford did some of his own flying in the film. Filmed in CinemaScope. Released on video in 1998.