In Search of the Castaways


In Search of the Castaways

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

Not Yet Available


Reviews Counted: N/A

liked it

Audience Score

User Ratings: 4,599


All Critics | Top Critics
Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Count: 0
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 0


Average Rating: 3.5/5

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. To read more about what we’ve been working on behind the scenes, please check out our new RT Product Blog here.

Want to See

Add Rating
My Rating    

In Search of the Castaways Photos

Movie Info

In this Disney film, based on Jules Verne's novel Captain Grant's Children, the children of long-missing ship's captain Jack Gwillim and their professor friend are given a note stuffed in a bottle; the note contains the fragment of a map, which suggests that Gwillim is somewhere in South America.

Watch it now


Maurice Chevalier
as Prof. Jacques Paganel
Hayley Mills
as Mary Grant
Wilfrid Hyde-White
as Lord Glenarvan
Michael Anderson Jr.
as John Glenarvan
George Sanders
as Thomas Ayerton
Michael Anderson Jr.
as John Glenarvan
Keith Hamshere
as Robert Grant
Jack Gwillim
as Capt. Grant
Inia Te Wiata
as Maori Chief
Norman Bird
as Senior Yacht Guard
Michael Wynne
as Crooked Sailor
Milo Sperber
as Crooked Sailor
Barry Keegan
as Irish Claimant
George Murcell
as Ayerton's Assistant
Mark Dignam
as Rich Man at Yacht party
Roger Delgado
as Patagonian Prisoner
Andreas Malandrinos
as Crooked Sailor
David Spenser
as South American Guide
View All

Critic Reviews for In Search of the Castaways

All Critics (4)

Audience Reviews for In Search of the Castaways

Chevalier and Mills keep interest, but the Disney-fied action sequences stretch credibility further than even the worst Indiana Jones flick. Dated effects don't help either. Worthy of keeping young children and the nostalgic entertained.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

It's live action, family Disney so the ending is never really in doubt. And, because of its pedigree, nothing even comes close to scandalous. It is dopey and goofy looking back on it now, but it is harmless fun. Some accents are difficult to understand and the main characters appear to share one brain (they're terribly dim). But, then again, if they were smart, there wouldn't be a movie.

Jason Vargo
Jason Vargo

Super Reviewer


It was a cute movie, some really funny parts. I almost didn't finish it, but I saw it to the end and it was okay. I wouldn't see it again, though.

Dannielle Albert
Dannielle Albert

Super Reviewer

In Search of the Castaways Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features