Tom Sawyer

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"A Musical Adaptation of Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer"
  • G
  • 1973
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 6.4  (2,564)

Tom Sawyer from 1973 is a classic adventure film based on the beloved novel by Mark Twain. The movie follows the story of Tom Sawyer, a young boy living in a small town along the Mississippi River in the late 1800s. Tom is known for his mischievous ways and his love for adventure, which leads him to many thrilling escapades. The film begins with Tom skipping school and heading to the river to go fishing with his best friend, Huckleberry Finn. While fishing, they witness a murder committed by a notorious criminal named Injun Joe. Tom and Huck swear to keep the murder a secret, but the guilt begins to weigh on them as Injun Joe makes plans to escape the town.

Meanwhile, Tom develops a crush on a new girl in town, Becky Thatcher, and tries to win her heart by impressing her with his bravery. He takes her on a picnic to a haunted house and they get lost in a maze, leading to a thrilling escape from Injun Joe.

As the town prepares for a big festival, Injun Joe returns to seek revenge on Tom for witnessing his crime. Tom and Huck team up with the town sheriff to try and catch Injun Joe, leading to a dangerous showdown.

Throughout the movie, Tom learns important lessons about friendship, loyalty, and standing up for what is right. The scenery and period costumes also transport viewers back in time to a simpler era.

The cast is led by actor Johnny Whitaker as Tom Sawyer, who brings a mischievous energy to the role. Celeste Holm plays Aunt Polly, Tom's loving and strict guardian, while Warren Oates is menacing as Injun Joe.

The film also features an iconic soundtrack, including the theme song "Tom Sawyer."

Overall, Tom Sawyer from 1973 is a fun and thrilling adventure movie that captures the spirit of Mark Twain's classic novel. It is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good old-fashioned adventure story.

Tom Sawyer is a 1973 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

Tom Sawyer
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    1 hr 44 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (2,564)