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Treasure Island (1999)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Family | 17 June 2001 (USA)
An adaptation of the Robert Lewis Stevenson adventure classic, in which a young boy sets off on a voyage armed with a map to buried treasure.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Holland ...
The Strumpet
Pax Lohan ...
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Jake Fry ...
Cody Palance ...
Black Dog (as Phillip Whitchurch)
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An adaptation of the Robert Lewis Stevenson adventure classic, in which a young boy sets off on a voyage armed with a map to buried treasure.

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Adventure | Family

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Rated PG-13 for adventure violence | See all certifications »

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17 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Die Schatzinsel  »

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Jack Palance's last theatrical film. See more »


During his conversation with the doctor, just before they go to see Squire Trelawney with the map, a long piece of hay (at around 22 mins) disappears (at around 28 mins) then reappears (at around 38 mins) from Jim Hawkin's left shoulder. See more »


Squire Trelawney: [They're following the pirates to the treasure] Do you think they know what they're doing?
Captain Smollet: Who better to decipher the convolutions of a twisted pirate's mind than another twisted pirate?
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Post Production Dog .... Shakespeare (at 01:33:05) See more »


Version of Treasure Island (1985) See more »

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Mundane ,boring,and lacklustre
19 December 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Treasure Island seems to draw the attention of movie and TV people at reasonably regular intervals and it has even been "muppetised".This is easily the worst version of the lot,mainly due to a tired and lethargic stab at Long John Silver by the usually relaiable and compelling Jack Palance,who simply looks too old and frail to be right for the part..I see no reason ,other than the American film and TV industry'S anti-Englishness for so radically altering the characters of the Squire and Doctor from the stalwart types of the book to the cynical opportunists they are portrayed as here.I am enormously pro-American but hate the way Englishmen are shown in the media in the States.This particular instance is just another example of this The Isle of Man is a poor stand-in for the Caribbean and everybody seems to be going through the motions Perhaps it is time to give this particular book a rest until somebody comes up with the money to do it properly

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