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10 January 1999 (USA) See more »
When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his wife Ann, sons Shane... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Jane Seymour ... Anna Robinson

David Carradine ... Sheldon Blake

James Keach ... Jack Robinson

John Asher ... Shane Robinson

Blake Bashoff ... Todd Robinson

Jamie Renée Smith ... Elizabeth Robinson (as Jamie Renee Smith)
Yumi Iwama ... Francoise
Billy Bates ... Halo Pirate
Rick Kahana ... Ninja Pirate
Joe Isaac ... Drunken Pirate
John Harnagel ... Bartender Pirate

Jaime Irizarry ... Nettle Spray Pirate
John Edmondson ... Wheelhouse Pirate
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Simone Griffeth ... Cynthia

Diane Kirman ... Girlfriend Pirate

Directed by
Stewart Raffill 
Writing credits
Johann David Wyss (novel "The Swiss Family Robinson") (as Johann Wyss)

Stewart Raffill (writer)

Produced by
Fernando Celis .... associate producer
Patrick de Bokay .... associate producer
Gerald Green .... executive producer
Patricia T. Green .... producer
Diane Kirman .... producer
Original Music by
John Scott 
Cinematography by
Willy Kurant (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Terry Kelley 
Casting by
Sal Dupree 
Harriet Greenspan 
Production Design by
John Zachary  (as John R. Zachary)
Art Direction by
Kevin Egeland 
Set Decoration by
Gisela Latorre 
Costume Design by
Cheri Ingle  (as Cheri A. Ingle)
Makeup Department
Pat Gerhardt .... key makeup artist
Loida E. Jeannot .... assistant hair stylist
Kelly Kline .... key hair stylist
Aida Pizarro .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Natalie Samanon .... post-production supervisor
Laura Tateishi .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andrew Bernstein .... second assistant director
Douglas S. Ornstein .... first assistant director
Juan Esteban Suárez .... second assistant director
Art Department
Gladys Bustos .... assistant property master (as Gladys Bustos Landino)
Jose Luis Fuentes .... construction coordinator
Georgie Miranda .... lead man (as Jorge Miranda)
Ivan Padua .... construction foreman
Paul Porter .... property master
Harlak P. Rubio .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Doug Andham .... adr recordist (as Doug Andorka)
Antonio Betancourt .... sound mixer
Erik Blank .... dialogue editor
Keith Burhans .... dialogue editor
Vincent Guisetti .... foley artist
Eric Jaffe .... sound effects editor
Mike Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
John Kohlbrenner .... sound effects editor
Luis Antonio Landrau .... boom operator (as Luis Landrau)
Heather Leavitt .... adr supervisor
Jesse Pomeroy .... dialogue editor
Paul Ratajczak .... sound re-recording mixer
Krishna Salavar-McBrid .... sound assistant
Douglas Salkin .... supervising sound editor
Melissa Sewell .... sound effects editor
Jussi Tegelman .... sound effects editor
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
Galen Walker .... supervising sound editor
Special Effects by
Charlie Bonilla .... special effects assistant (as Carlos Bonilla)
Dennis Dion .... special effects coordinator
Michael Dion .... special effects assistant
Russell Thornton .... special effects assistant
Billy Bates .... stunts
Fernando Celis .... stunt coordinator
James M. Churchman .... stunts
John Edmondson .... stunts
John Gillespie .... stunts
Rick Kahana .... stunts
Terry Moore .... jaguar stunts
J.C. Robaina .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Cesare Bonazza .... still photographer
Salvador Camacho .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Edgar Colón .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Bruce Cordey .... underwater assistant camera
Mark Duncan .... additional first assistant camera
Jerry Encarnacion .... grip
Willie Estrada .... assistant camera
Wilfredo Estrada-Carraspuillo .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Greg Faysash .... camera loader
Felix Nunez Flores .... grip
Milton Graña .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jose 'Flecha' Hernandez .... best boy
Jordan Klein Sr. .... underwater camera operator
John Lazear .... assistant camera: underwater scenes
Pedro Juan López .... gaffer
Raúl Rosado Maldonado .... key grip (as Raulo Rosado)
Cesar Marrero Jr. .... camera production assistant
Cesar Marrero Sr. .... camera operator
Benjamin Minot .... camera operator: reconstruction
Raphy Molinary .... dolly grip
Angel Pastrana .... grip
Geronimo Perez .... lamp operator
John Riedy .... Steadicam operator (as John Mark Riedy)
Francisco Román .... grip
Luis Villalon .... camera operator: "b" camera
Michael R. Wohlfield .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
M. Fernández Moreno .... assistant costume designer
Mitzy Ann Ramirez .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Alison Dean .... assistant editor
Steve Farman .... negative cutter
Gregg Lopez .... editorial production assistant
Jim Passon .... color timer
Location Management
Colleen Comer .... assistant location manager
Carol Maldonado .... location manager
Music Department
Steve Livingston .... music editor
Transportation Department
Luis 'Cuba' Medina Sánchez .... driver
Other crew
Priscilla Altiery .... office production assistant
Peter Alvarez Jr. .... set production assistant
Billy Bates .... marine coordinator
Jason Dionne .... office production assistant
Paula A. Harris .... assistant accountant
Harriet Katz-Stevens .... post-production accountant
Kalen Keach .... key production assistant
Elizabeth Kirkscey .... assistant to director
Rebecca Lamm .... assistant: Gerald Green
Bruce Mandes .... controller: Total Film Group
Jason Medina .... office production assistant
Terry Moore .... animal trainer
Donna Parish .... script supervisor
Glennon R. Poirier .... office production assistant
Lisa C. Pratt .... production associate
J.C. Robaina .... marine co-coordinator
Vail Romeyn .... production coordinator
Lynett Valentin Rosado .... production associate
Isaac Ruvalcaba .... set production assistant
Don Shelley .... production accountant
Hilda Frontanes Suarez .... production secretary
Nicholas Toth .... animal trainer (as Nick Toth)
Yavier Velez .... office production assistant
John Wallen .... set production assistant
John White .... production assistant

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Rated PG for adventure violence and peril
90 min
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This film made national news as the trained jaguar took a bite out of one of the people on the set. The next week the same jaguar attacked a stunt person. The jaguar was retired.See more »
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Yuck, 25 December 2007
Author: wmb-5 from United States

The plot is painfully unbelievable and slow. The actors are plastic. They look like they are on a trip to the LA zoo rather than being shipwrecked on a deserted island, chased by pirates. I don't mind the pirates being imbeciles. It adds a comic element. But this film takes it to new heights.The sound quality on the VHS version that we viewed was very poor. We missed some of the dialogue, but most of what we heard was not worth hearing. The scenery was beautiful and the house that they built was really cool, but it is not enough to help this film. Don't waste your time on this one. I can't believe that Disney and actors of this caliber could produce this garbage.

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