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Tom and Huck (1995)

Tom and Huck witness Injun Joe's killing of Doc Robinson one night at the graveyard. When an innocent man is accused of killing the Doc, Tom steps up as a witness, not respecting the promise made to Huck to lay low.

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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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22 December 1995 (USA)  »

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The Adventures of Tom and Huck  »

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$23,735,802 (USA)
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Mister Dobbins does not whip Tom in this production. See more »

Goofs

When Tom and Huck and in the church attic they are facing the front of the church because they are looking at the judge but in the next shot, they are facing the audience because they can see Aunt Polly's face. See more »

Quotes

Injun Joe: [Injun Joe's about to stab Tom]
Huck Finn: HEY!
[kicks Injun Joe]
Injun Joe: I know you.
Tom Sawyer: [Huck pushes Tom behind him] Huck...
Injun Joe: You're Pap Finn's boy... Blueberry.
Huck Finn: Huckleberry.
Injun Joe: Your daddy was the best knife fighter on the Mississippi. Did he teach you?
Huck Finn: He taught me.
Injun Joe: Ahhh then let's see what you got, river trash.
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Version of Huckleberry Finn (1952) See more »

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Ring Around the Rosie
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Pretty Lame
4 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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.

Going through the Top 250 lists from various years, somehow this ended up on the list for 1996. Of all the lists from 1996 through 2014, this first list is the most bizarre. Others have films that clearly do not belong, but none more than the 1996 list. And this is a prime example. How did a film that barely ranks above 5 out of 10 manage to be considered one of the best of all time? Not that this is a bad film. As far as kid stories go, it is alright, and not the worst introduction to the world of Mark Twain. But it is clearly not intended to be a masterpiece, but more like something one might see on the Hallmark channel. Just a showcase for the now-forgotten Jonathan Taylor Thomas.


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