Crusoe (1988)

Master cinematographer Caleb Deschanel is, not unexpectedly, stronger on visuals than substance in his direction of Crusoe (though the camerawork is officially credited to Tom Pinter). The protagonist, played by Aidan Quinn, is a shipwreck… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 7, 1989
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World

An intriguing revisionist take on the DeFoe story from moonlighting cinematographer Caleb Deschanel.

Scott Weinberg

Brilliant cinematographer Caleb Deschanel directs another adaptation of Defoe's classic tale.

David N. Butterworth

Beautifully filmed, but suffers from deliberate pacing and a shallow, uninspired viewpoint.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
The Robinson Crusoe story with a few twists. Crusoe as a slave trader. I did not see the twists as an improvement over the original story.
Bruce Bruce
I watched this film on Netflix Instant Watch and the Film was of good video quality. The Audio is very low on my laptop so I have to wear earphones turned up… More
Wahida K
This version of Robinson Crusoe was my very first and I enjoyed it very much. A tiny bit violence but just tiny bit.