The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

The Adventures of Huck Finn




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Mark Twain's enduringly popular classic is given the Disney treatment in this live-action family adventure. The young troublemaker is kidnapped by his brutal father but runs away and embarks upon an eventful river journey with a fellow refugee, the escaped slave Jim.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Stephen Sommers
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 15, 2002


Elijah Wood
as Huckleberry Finn
Jason Robards
as The King
Ron Perlman
as Pap Finn
Dana Ivey
as Widow Douglas
Anne Heche
as Mary Jane Wilks
James Gammon
as Dep. Hines
Paxton Whitehead
as Harvey Wilks
Tom Aldredge
as Dr. Robinson
Laura Bell Bundy
as Susan Wilks
Curtis Armstrong
as Country Jake
Mary Louise Wilson
as Miss Watson
Frances Conroy
as Scrawny Shanty Lady
Daniel Tamberelli
as Ben Rodgers
Denman Anderson
as Book Worm
Alex Zuckerman
as Joe Rodgers
Marian Zinser
as Levi Bell
Renée O'Connor
as Julia Wilks
Leon Russom
as Shanty Lady's Husban...
Garette Ratliff Hens...
as Billy Grangerford
Richard Anders
as Colonel Grangerford
Elaine Fjellman
as Miss Sophie Grangerf...
Janet Shea
as Mother Grangerford
John Henry Scott
as Abe Turner
Paul Kropfl
as Campfire Man
Mark Allen Branson
as William Wilks
Gary Lee Davis
as 1st Fighting Man
Ben R. Scott
as 2nd Fighting Man
Russell Paul Parkers...
as The Fishing Boy
Paul Dewees
as Auctioneer
Evelyn B. Bunch
as Jingo Lady
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Critic Reviews for The Adventures of Huck Finn

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (8)

Writer-director Stephen Sommers has made a conventional literal film, in which the acting of the two leads never rises above the mediocre, thus failing to endow the tale with the stirring mood that it deserves.

Full Review… | July 3, 2005
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Chicago Sun-Times
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Entertainment Weekly
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Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for The Adventures of Huck Finn

I remember liking this much more as a kid. Now, I just find the beginning and middle incredibly slow - especially the Wilkes brothers' imbroglio. Perhaps my erstwhile liking of the whole is influenced by my absolute love for the heartbreaking scene in which Jim almost gets lynched after Huck gets shot. *Tears!*

Alice Shen

Super Reviewer

One of my favorites when I was younger and it still holds up today. The landscape is beautiful and the acting is great. Elijah Wood gave an amazing performance as Huck Finn and completely embodied the character. Stephen Sommers made a fun and lovable story even more accessible.

Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer


As it's based on one of my favorite books I watched this movie a lot when I was younger. It still holds up and has a cast that pulls off all the roles with ease.

Jason Spencer

Super Reviewer

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