Instead we get a Jim who's a sophisticated and dapper urbanite (and who, despite being a slave, has wine with his dinner - where did he get the wine from?). Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn investigate a suspicious graveyard murder and more in this musical version of Mark Twain's novel. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Even the ones that are in the book have suddenly a different agenda. Fifteen minutes in the movie and it already goes off on a tangent, in an entirely different direction. It depicts slavery because Jim IS a slave on the run. Reviewed in the United States on April 22, 2016. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. This is a decent enough version of Huck Finn. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 21, 2020. When Huck and his friend Jim set out on an adventure down the Mississippi River, they come across an array of trouble and turn away from the life they once knew. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Add the first question. Regrettable. Reviewed in the United States on August 26, 2019. Synopsis. From Coraline to ParaNorman check out some of our favorite family-friendly movie picks to watch this Halloween. He is not shown having any of the conflicts of the original novel. Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder. I really like the movie because It has really funny scene and it had some good music. The Adventures of Huck Finn Althought Elijah Wood is super cute, the movie is so far from the book it was heartbreaking! Leave the story as is! Reviewed in the United States on July 10, 2016. Huck sets off in search of freedom and an adventure. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Synopsis. Was this review helpful to you? Not to get on a soap box, but I am so tired of Hollywood changing classics to fit their own agendas. Select the department you want to search in. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I have never had a sixth grader upset by the movie. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Some characters are from the book, some aren't. View production, box office, & company info, Rated PG for thematic elements, some violence, language and smoking, German Currents: Festival of German Films, Steampunk Tom Sawyer-Huckleberry Finn TV Show Headed to ABC, Amazon Prime Video- Top Free-to View, Movies & TV, 2020- Dr. Diane Howard, Movie Reviewer, Editor, Interviewer, Favorite oft-adapted male literary character from the 19th century, Priklyucheniya Toma Soyera i Geklberri Finna. It totally misses the meaning and the beautiful spirit of the novel. The Adventures of Huck Finn is a 1993 American adventure film written and directed by Stephen Sommers and starring Elijah Wood, Courtney B. Vance, Jason Robards and Robbie Coltrane.Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Buena Vista Pictures, it is based on Mark Twain's 1884 novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and focuses on at least three-fourths of the book. But this one is trash in so many ways! Adventure. One can't imagine that he has ever had to fend for himself. Ha ha ha... yea, it's Twain's story about adventures on the Mississippi River in the 1830's. Two best friends witness a murder and embark on a series of adventures in order to prove the innocence of the man wrongly accused of the crime. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The plot deviates nearly throughout from the book. The Adventures of Huck Finn (2012) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. But honestly a Mark Twain story deserves so much more. He is talking about slavery and as Huck becomes a first hand witness of the brutality shown to black slaves he admires his friend's bravery and becomes all the more determined to help Jim achieve his freedom. I notice that someone gave this version of Huck Finn a single star review because it "had too many unpleasant characters". Reviewed in the United States on July 8, 2015. I found this film was a very enjoyable and humerous tale of two best friends from totally different backgrounds with opposing opinions about life in general until they end up on a roller coaster boat trip on the Mississippi. For years I used the 1985 PBS adaptation (best known as the last film silent film star Lillian Gish appeared in). This movie and book are so much fun! Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder. Is it possible to rate a movie zero stars? Both Huck and Jim have different views about life but the main thing they have in common is the pursuit of what is right. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. It arrived on time and exactly as described. He does not realize however that bloodthirsty ... See full summary ».