Treasure Planet
Treasure Planet (2002)

Fifteen-year-old Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a map to the greatest pirate trove in the universe. The tale follows Jim's fantastic journey across a parallel universe as cabin boy aboard a glittering space galleon. Befriended by the… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though its characterizations are weaker than usual, Treasure Planet offers a fast-paced, beautifully rendered vision of outer space.

Bill Stamets
Chicago Reader

It's laced with literate humor, and the directors cite N.C. Wyeth's illustrations for the 1911 Scribner's edition of Treasure Island as the inspiration for their marvelously detailed fantasy world.

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Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star

There's enough meaty plot and character left beneath the fancy effects to make watching the film a satisfying experience.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The addition of an insufferable robot named B.E.N. (Martin Short) cripples much of the film's momentum and renders many of the latter scenes unwatchable (a friend once dubbed B.E.N. "the Jar-Jar Binks of animation," and she was absolutely right).

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Time Out

While Pixar can do no wrong with its cutting edge CGI originals, Disney is falling back on old formulas

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It just may inspire a few younger moviegoers to read Stevenson's book, which is a treasure in and of itself.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Given the amazing artwork, if a better character [than a cyborg John Silver] had been inserted, we'd be talking about "Treasure Planet" as another Disney classic.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I think kids will find it really entertaining, and parents will find it amusing enough.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

One of the most gorgeous Disney films ever.

Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

The awkward trappings of this Disney adventure mechanize and blunt the tale's humanity. It pops and squeaks and rumbles, but Treasure Planet lacks the strength to transport audiences. [Blu-ray]

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Disney's track record of animated classics is much more on the impressive side than not. "Treasure Planet" however, teeters on the middle ground.… More
Michael Edwards
OH MAN! Where do I start? Treasure Island is one of my favorite novels for thing and Sci-fi is one of my favorite genre, and I love animation, combine all of… More
Phil Hubbs
Avast ye scurvy space lubbers!. I just recently watched this on Bluray (1080p), holy shit it looks good! and bare in mind this film is twelve years old now. I… More
Marc Lewis
You know, some movies really get undervalued when talking about the best Disney films ever. "Hunchback of Notre Dame", "Snow White" and… More
Daniel Mumby
There are a number of core texts in English literature whose influence runs so deep through our culture that it is hard to re-approach them in a straightforward… More
Dead Angel
Yes it's entertaining and I absolutely loved Morph! <a… More