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Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

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When the Robinson family are shipwrecked on a remote island, they build a new home with everything they need to survive in their tropical paradise. Their peaceful splendor is interrupted by a marauding group of pirates.

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Cast

John Mills
as Father
Janet Munro
as Roberta
Sessue Hayakawa
as Pirate Chief
Cecil Parker
as Capt. Moreland
Andy Ho
as Auban
Milton Reid
as Big Pirate
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Critic Reviews for Swiss Family Robinson

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (2)

The Swiss Family Robinson, like most of Walt Disney's screen versions of the children's classics, is good Disney and bad culture.

Full Review… | March 9, 2009
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

It's hard to imagine how the picture could be better as a rousing, humorous and gentle-hearted tale of family love amid primitive isolation and dangers.

Full Review… | May 10, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

...a crudely calibrated series of 'thrills,' each timed for maximum sustained interest.

Full Review… | September 5, 2014
LarsenOnFilm

Mild peril, dated animation in tale of island survival.

Full Review… | July 2, 2012
Common Sense Media

Good intro for kids reluctant to watch old movies.

Full Review… | January 1, 2011
Common Sense Media

There's something for everybody in this Disney's live action adventure made for the entire family, which may explain why it was the most commercially popular film of 1960.

Full Review… | August 7, 2010
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for Swiss Family Robinson

½

Next to 20,000 Leagues, I would say that this is one of Disney's best live action movies of the time. It's such a fun movie with everything you love about adventure. Pirates, tree houses, animal races, etc. It's just an extremely rich story that is told beautifully, there's no way you can't love this movie.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

I'm kinda fond of this one.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

yes i know it's corny but i still want to live in a treehouse!

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

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