Joe Versus the Volcano

Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Hypochondriac Joe Banks finds out he has six months to live, quits his dead end job, musters the courage to ask his female co-workder out on a date, and is then hired to jump into a volcano by a mysterious visitor."

Overall Ranking: 351 (Rank from 1990: # 3)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Today I Watched A Movie95(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest87 - This is one of my biggest guilty pleasures
Comedy: 7
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 7
Jamie Hawkins85
Minnesota Man75(full review)

People Involved

  • Tom Hanks (Joe Banks)
  • Meg Ryan (DeDe/Angelica Graynamore/Patricia Graynamore)
  • Lloyd Bridges (Samuel Harvey Graynamore)
  • Dan Hedaya (Frank Waturi)
  • Ossie Davis (Marshall)
  • Barry McGovern (Luggage Salesman)
  • Robert Stack (Dr. Ellison)
  • John Patrick Shanley (Director)

  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Tom Hanks And The Weird Romances