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Treasure Island (2012)

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In 1765, young English boy Jim Hawkins gets involved with buccaneers during his quest to find pirate Captain Flint's treasure buried on a secret island.

Director:

Steve Barron

Writers:

Stewart Harcourt (screenplay), Robert Louis Stevenson (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Izzard ... Long John Silver
Toby Regbo ... Jim Hawkins
Rupert Penry-Jones ... Squire Trelawney
Daniel Mays ... Dr. Livesey
Philip Glenister ... Captain Smollett
Donald Sutherland ... Flint
Elijah Wood ... Ben Gunn
Shirley Henderson ... Meg Hawkins
Nina Sosanya ... Alibe Silver
Geoff Bell ... Israel Hands
Shaun Parkes ... George Merry
David Harewood ... Billy Bones
Keith Allen ... Pew
Sean Gilder ... Black Dog
Clinton Blake Clinton Blake ... Freddie Arrow
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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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Show no mercy. Seize what's yours.


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Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A kincses sziget See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland See more »

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| (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

David Wilmot who plays William O'Brien in this goes on to play Israel Hands in Black Sails. See more »

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During the keel hauling, the victim is hauled feet first under the ship and comes back up the other side head first. See more »

Quotes

Long John Silver: Jim, if you ever want help or advice...
Jim Hawkins: ...I won't be coming to you.
Long John Silver: Yeah, that's probably best.
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Version of L'île aux trésors (2007) See more »

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Good entertainment, with some fine acting
14 July 2012 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

Stevenson's Treasure Island was one of my favorite childhood books I used to read over and over again. Currently I can't remember its nuances - the plot of course I do - and I enjoyed the 2012 version. Background and costumes seems realistic and one can notice at once that it non-US movie - compared to Pirates of the Caribbean, for example.

Izzard, Regbo, Sutherland and Wood are very good, the rest are just above average - or their characters are too "simple" to make some real shine out of them. On the other hand, it is good that no one really steals the show as Depp does when portraying Jack Sparrow. Fight scenes, collusions etc are also more "medieval" here.

In short, highly recommended for those fond of historic adventures, and not seeking deep philosophy or reasoning.


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