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Tom Sawyer (2000)

An animated, musical version of Mark Twain's classic novel about the adventures of Tom Sawyer, along with his friends Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher. While spending most of his days avoiding ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Rhett Akins ...
Tom Sawyer (voice)
Mark Wills ...
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Becky Thatcher (voice)
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Becky Thatcher (voice)
Alecia Elliott ...
Amy Lawrence (voice)
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Amy Lawrence (voice)
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Aunt Polly (voice)
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Sid (voice)
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Mr. Dobbins (voice)
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Injun Joe (voice)
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Injurin' Joe (voice)
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Mutt Potter (voice)
Waylon Jennings ...
Judge Thatcher (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thom Adcox-Hernandez ...
Deputy Bean (voice) (as Thom Adcox)
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An animated, musical version of Mark Twain's classic novel about the adventures of Tom Sawyer, along with his friends Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher. While spending most of his days avoiding school, work and his Aunt Polly, Tom manages to get himself into trouble on a regular basis. This trouble turns serious, though, when he and Huck witness Injurin' Joe commit a terrible crime and place the blame on his friend, Muff Potter. Though the two boys are terrified of what Joe might do to them, they know that the only way to save Muff is to tell the truth about what they have seen. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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4 April 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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This animated musical film features anthropomorphic animals being the characters which is much similar to Disney's Robin Hood (1973). See more »

Goofs

When Tom and Becky are first becoming acquainted, as Tom picks Becky a bouquet of flowers, she picks a single pink one, yet in the very next shot, where she accepts his flowers, the pink one she has just picked has vanished. See more »

Connections

References Xanadu (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Leave Your Love Light On
Written by Mark Watters
Performed by Marty Stuart
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Wonderful
10 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

I personally could have done without the dream sequence at the beginning as I found it rather distracting and didn't see the point of it, plus I don't get why Tom had such spindly legs and neck in this sequence when he doesn't in the rest of the movie. Anyway, other than that the story is very engaging and while it's been a long time since I read the book in its entirety, from what I remember this is a surprisingly faithful adaptation that keeps the strong narrative and appealing characters. I'm normally not a big fan of love triangles but it's done well with Tom, Becky, and Amy and I'm very glad that she was included here. Although I don't particularly care for the dream sequence animation, the rest of the animation is quite nice, soft and bright but not overly bright, on both the characters and the backgrounds. It's also a nice surprise that MGM, which, Wizard of Oz aside, has mostly been involved with DTV sequels such as An All Dogs Christmas Carol, so it's nice to see them produce a (somewhat) original story. I also really enjoy the songs such as Friends For Life, Hook, Line, And Sinker, and Dream.


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