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The New Swiss Family Robinson (1998)

When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his wife Ann, sons Shane and Todd and daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The ... See full summary »

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Stewart Raffill

Writers:

Johann David Wyss (novel) (as Johann Wyss), Stewart Raffill
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Cast

Credited cast:
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 Yumi Iwama ... Francoise
Billy Bates Billy Bates ... Halo Pirate
Rick Kahana Rick Kahana ... Ninja Pirate
Joe Isaac Joe Isaac ... Drunken Pirate
John Harnagel John Harnagel ... Bartender Pirate
Jaime Irizarry ... Nettle Spray Pirate
John Edmondson John Edmondson ... Wheelhouse Pirate
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simone Griffeth ... Cynthia
Diane Kirman ... Girlfriend Pirate
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Storyline

When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his wife Ann, sons Shane and Todd and daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by Sheldon Blake proves disabled, and for a sinister reason: near Borneo, Blake's men turn up to capture them. The family escapes but loses the yacht on a reef. They build a cool camp on an island. But the pirates keep coming back, and the boys discover why: he hid a treasure in the yacht. Shane is also discovered and captured in more than one way by French plane wreck survivor Françoise, who later teams up with the family. Written by KGF Vissers

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Adventure

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Rated PG for adventure violence and peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las nuevas aventuras de la familia Robinson See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In the closing scenes, as Anna, Elizabeth, and Francoise race in the speedboat toward the pirate ship, they are supposed to be in a remote, uninhabited part of the ocean. But in the background a seaport with docks, buildings, and boats is clearly visible. See more »

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For children only
5 June 2004 | by warpgigaSee all my reviews

I am in lack of words as to how amazed I am, that this movie exists..

This movie contains very serious with pirates shooting and wild animals (sharks, panther, crocs, apes...), and in other times the movie changes to almost circus clown comedy. As a result it is nothing but a poor script with ridiculous comedy twists, and with so bad special effects and film editing tricks.

To not be insulted by this movie at least a couple of times is impossible, unless you are very very young, or like very childish unthought movies.

I am amazed I haven't changed the channel after one hour, but more amazed that it is being shown 20:00 on a Saturday.. this should be shown at 06:00 in the morning, when adults sleep...

The orangutang is the worst part of this movie, please adults do not waste time on this, you will hit yourself..


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