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Treasure Island (2012)

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Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true ... See full summary »

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Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew. Written by Anonymous

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Eddie Izzard used Winston Churchill as inspiration, when transforming into the role of Long John Silver. See more »

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At the end of the film, Jim Hawkins' mother is looking out to the arriving ship. There is snow falling. The camera cuts to Jim Hawkins on the ship, looking towards the land. The sun is shining and he just has a simple shirt on. See more »

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Flint: Loyalty. Loyalty, John, is what you can hold in your hand.
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Some very nice roles
5 May 2012 | by (Magalia, Ca, United States) – See all my reviews

Izzard, Sosanya and Wood, did justice to roles that were totally contrary to their normal acting parts. Best acting was Mays (as the doctor), and Henderson (as Meg Hawkins).

I read the original 'Treasure Island' back in 8th grade. While this was a modern 'adaptation', that drifted from the original book, it fleshed out personalities and background stories. I did appreciate the way they stayed true to the verbal vernacular. I found it to be an excellent update.

My only beef was the 'hand-held camera' filming in an attempt to be 'edgy'.


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