Tom and Huck
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This Disney live-action film is a very loose adaptation of Mark Twain's two novels about boyhood friends in Hannibal, MO, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn which omits some of the darker themes and undertones in the original books. Television star Jonathan Taylor Thomas (of Home Improvement) is the prankish Tom Sawyer. Tom wants desperately to be friends with the renegade orphan boy Huck Finn (Brad Renfro), who lives on his own on the edge of town. Tom is also smitten with the tomboyish Becky Thatcher (Amy Wright), daughter of the town judge. On an… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

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"A joyless lump."
‑ Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today
"Mark Twain's rascals are hard to recognize in this scrubbed and polished retelling"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"It's pablum, but at least it's not poison."
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"Long, tirelessly epic tale of TeenBeat cover boys. Little girls scream, critics fall asleep."
‑ Michael Clawson, West Valley View
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