6.0/10
916
11 user 2 critic

Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)

Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story) (as Retlaw Yensid), (screenplay) (as Don Da Gradi) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Paris
Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Edward G. Robinson, Dorothy Provine
Family | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The rugged Canadian wilderness is the backdrop to this story of a dog separated from his owner.

Directors: Jack Couffer, Don Haldane
Stars: Jean Coutu, Émile Genest, Uriel Luft
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Lillian Gish
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders
Adventure | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.

Director: Ken Annakin
Stars: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro
Certificate: Passed Documentary | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A feature-length documentary showing the changing world of nature, the sky, the sea, the sun, planets, insects and volcanic action. A story of nature's strange and intricate designs for survival and her many methods of perpetuating life.

Director: James Algar
Stars: Winston Hibler
Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two would-be safe-crackers 'sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar
Stars: David Niven, Darren McGavin, Don Knotts
Family | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A teenage boy is cursed with periodically turning into an sheepdog.

Director: Charles Barton
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

On the Carolina coast, Godolphin College's new track coach lodges at Blackbeard's Inn, run by the Daughters of the Buccaneers who claim to be descendants of the notorious pirate and who risk losing their hotel to the local mobster.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette
Comedy | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine
Family | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself.

Director: Robert Butler
Stars: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn
My Pal Wolf (1944)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A girl with a strict governess heads to Washington to purchase her dog from the Secretary of War.

Director: Alfred L. Werker
Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Jill Esmond, Una O'Connor
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Tanamashu
...
Umbrella Man
Tyler McVey ...
Captain
Peter Renaday ...
Pilot (as P.L. Renoudet)
...
Co-Pilot
John Dennis ...
Crew Chief
Nancy Hsueh ...
Native Girl
Victoria Young ...
Native Girl
Yvonne Ribuca ...
Native Girl
Bebe Louie ...
Native Girl
Lucia Valero ...
Native Girl
Edit

Storyline

Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of gadgets that he can use, and also finds a marooned chimp from the US Space program and a native girl named Wednesday who was exiled by her father. Wednesday thinks Crusoe wants to marry her, and when her father arrives on the island to collect her and Crusoe refused to marry her, chaos ensues. Written by Marta Dawes <smdawes@home.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

THAT OTHER CRUSOE NEVER HAD IT SO GOOD! See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 July 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Robin Crusoe, der Amazonenhäuptling  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The real-life tropical island that portrayed the South Pacific isle that Lieutenant Robin Crusoe (Dick Van Dyke) was castaway on was actually the island of Kauai in Hawaii. The majority of the picture was shot on location on Kaua'i. See more »

Goofs

In the raft, Robin takes out his "How to Survive At Sea" manual. The first page shows a cartoon of a parachutist, but it's a different drawing in long shot. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Robin Crusoe: [Last lines] Anyway, dear, that's just the way it happened. I'll be home soon. All my love, Rob.
See more »

Connections

References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Really liked it!
13 December 2002 | by (West Lafayette, Indiana) – See all my reviews

Okay, I'm looking at this thing through the gauze of nostalgia. I haven't seen it all the way through since that long-ago day in 1966 when I bought a ticket at a local movie theater and watched it.

I remember that I laughed throughout this. Dick Van Dyke has always been a favorite of mine and he was in top-form for this film. Richard Deacon ("The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Leave It to Beaver" among other things) provides narration. He had an excellent voice.


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Voice as narrator of survival booklet ClintJohnson
Another 'goof' a666333
nice movie sanookdee
Pretty old Lieutenant CrashRiley
Love this show residentevil6901
Discuss Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?