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Tom and Huck (1995)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  22 December 1995 (USA)
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A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer (Jonathan Taylor Thomas),witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn (Brad Renfro), a boy with no future and no... See full summary »

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A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer (Jonathan Taylor Thomas),witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn (Brad Renfro), a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town alcoholic is accused of the murder. Tom and Huck go through several adventures trying to retrieve evidence. Written by Aimee Madlangbayan

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A lot of kids get into trouble. These two invented it. See more »


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Rated PG for some villainous acts and mild language | See all certifications »

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$23,735,802 (USA)
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During two months of Alabama filming, the production endured muggy heat, swarming bugs, a mysterious "killer" mulch that made several people sick, ferocious thunderstorms, and a tornado threat. See more »

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When Tom is hiding in the old shed his shoe disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Huck Finn: You gonna let her do that to you?
Tom Sawyer: I think she likes me.
Huck Finn: She pushes you off a bridge cuz she likes you?
Tom Sawyer: [Tom nods]
Huck Finn: [Huck blows smoke in Tom's face] I think you're both crazy.
Tom Sawyer: Hey Huck watcha got in the sack?
Huck Finn: Dead cat. Wagon run over 'em. Guts come out both ends.
Tom Sawyer: What's a dead cat good for?
Huck Finn: To cure warts away.
Tom Sawyer: Well, I got one. How's it work?
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Visually, Tom and Huck is eye-pleasing
11 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Visually, Tom and Huck is eye-pleasing, and Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Brad Renfro make a good pair as Tom and Huck. Other cast members fit their parts.

That the film did not strictly follow Mark Twain is no problem if you let the film story stand on its own. It is entertaining just for what it is.

Tom and Huck is an interesting enough film, but the transformation of Eric Schweig in his portrayal of Injun Joe compared to his characterization of Uncas in The Last of the Mohicans, is the most fascinating thing about it. In the body of his films, he seems to be able to alternate between utterly noble and utterly disgusting (e.g., Missing). Great acting.


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