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Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)

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Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder.

Director:

Jo Kastner

Writers:

Jo Kastner (screenplay), Mark Twain (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel Courtney ... Tom Sawyer
Jake T. Austin ... Huckleberry Finn
Katherine McNamara ... Becky Thatcher
Noah Munck ... Ben Rogers
Val Kilmer ... Mark Twain
Sewell Whitney ... Defense Attorney
Miles Mussenden ... Jim
Jackson Solley Jackson Solley ... Sid
Sonja Kirchberger Sonja Kirchberger ... Widow Douglas
Christine Kaufmann ... Aunt Polly
Dan van Husen ... Windy
Harry Anichkin Harry Anichkin ... Judge Thatcher
Nikola Dodov Nikola Dodov ... Muff Potter (as Nikolay Dodov)
Mari Rosen Mari Rosen ... Teacher
Philip Rudy Philip Rudy ... Prosecutor (as Phil Rudy)
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Storyline

The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured Muff Potter, who has been blamed for the murder is sentenced to death by hanging, Tom breaks his promise and returns to exonerate Muff Potter. In jun Joe, the actual murderer, makes a hasty exit from the courtroom during the trial. A short time later, Tom and Huck find references to a treasure and have to face In jun Joe again. Written by Anonymous

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

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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tom Sawyer i Huckleberry Finn See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In "Tombstone" (1993), Val Kilmer portrayed Doc Holliday whose famous catchphrase in that film was "I'm your Huckleberry." Which is often mistakenly explained as a reference to the character of Huckleberry Finn as written by Mark Twain, whom Kilmer portrays in this film. It is actually a period idiom. "Being huckleberry for one's persimmon", meaning being just above other one's abilities, they way a huckleberry is more astringent than a persimmon. See more »

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Someone who is trying to act as cool as Huckleberry Finn is trying to act wouldn't let Tom Sawyer call him "Hucky"; adding the suffix -y or -ie to a name is a term of endearment for a young child, not a cool dude. See more »

Soundtracks

Down to the River to Pray
Traditional Arranged by Sadie Van and Tom Strahle
Sung by Sadie Van
Instruments by Tom Strahle
Produced by Tom Strahle
Engineered and mixed by Joel Soyffer
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not the best but...
28 June 2015 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

maybe, it is not the most inspired adaptation. but it is nice, seductive, cool and funny. and after so many adaptation, front to high expectations, it has the great virtue to be good occasion to remind the atmosphere of a classic. only sin - Val Kilmer as Mark Twain. too much make-up and a too strange performance. but that is only a small detail. an easy film who has the flavor of classic novel. and that is enough for good entertainment. inspired option for the lead characters for the image level, decent performances, beautiful images. and a film not for high expectations but for fun. version for a new generation, it preserves the spirit of original work. and that fact is real important. the others - only few details.


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