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Tom and Huck (1995)

Two best friends witness a murder and embark on a series of adventures in order to prove the innocence of the man wrongly accused of the crime.

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Peter Hewitt

Writers:

Mark Twain (novel), Stephen Sommers (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Taylor Thomas ... Tom Sawyer
Brad Renfro ... Huck Finn
Eric Schweig ... Injun Joe
Charles Rocket ... Judge Thatcher
Amy Wright ... Aunt Polly
Michael McShane ... Muff Potter
Marian Seldes ... Widow Douglas
Rachael Leigh Cook ... Becky Thatcher
Lanny Flaherty ... Emmett
Courtland Mead ... Sid
Peter Mackenzie ... Mr. Sneed
Heath Lamberts ... Schoolmaster Dobbins
William Newman ... Doc Robinson
Joey Stinson Joey Stinson ... Joe Harper
Blake Heron ... Ben Rodgers
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A lot of kids get into trouble. These two invented it. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some villainous acts and mild language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Tom and Huck See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$23,735,802
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS | Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mister Dobbins does not whip Tom in this production. See more »

Goofs

When Tom is cutting his finger, he cuts the index finger on his right hand, but in the next shot, he's writing his initials with the index finger on his left hand See more »

Quotes

Sid: Shall I get some more soap, mother?
[looks at Tom and grins]
Aunt Polly: I don't know why you're smilin', Sid. You're next!
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Alternate Versions

Disney Channel cut adds a scene of Doc Robinson's corpse being moved through town, as well as the scene from the trailer in which Tom and Huck get milk thrown into the barrel they are hiding in. See more »

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Version of Huckleberry Finn (1952) See more »

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Buffalo Gals
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Written by William Cool White
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A good movie
10 December 2011 | by pro-sep735See all my reviews

The first time that I remember seeing this was at my 5th grade teacher's house. Every since then, I liked it.

Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Brad Renfro are some of my favorite actors of the 90s, and they delivered a clean performance in this film. The girl who played as Becky wasn't half bad either (although at times her selfish and rather stubborn attitude annoyed me). But she did seem to do a better job than Jodie Foster did in the 70s musical version of "Tom Sawyer" (no disrespect).

I've seen several versions of the "Tom Sawyer" and "Huckleberry Finn" stories, and although it's not my favorite version of the story, it is amongst my favorites. All in all, I give it a 7/10.


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