Treasure Island
Treasure Island (2012)

As fearless adventurer Jim Hawkins sets sail to a remote island rumored to house untold riches, enigmatic cook John Silver (Eddie Izzard) hatches a plan that puts the crew at odds with their determined leader in this swashbuckling take on… More

Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: July 24, 2012
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin McFarland
AV Club

Settles into boredom quickly, meandering at a glacial pace through mutinous developments and character shifts that could have used a punch-up at the script level.

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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle

Treasure Island may move at a snail's pace, but it's a modestly entertaining snail.

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Sam Wollaston

They've changed it, not just unnecessarily but unquestionably for the worse, and that's a travesty.

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Brian Lowry

Aside from pretty scenery, however, and perhaps sympathy for the topnotch British talent who join in the field trip, there's scant reason to sign up for this voyage.

Nancy DeWolf Smith
Wall Street Journal

Stands out as a gem - although some plot changes for the sake of agitprop make it a flawed one.

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Curt Wagner

When it really sails, it cuts through the waves swiftly. But it loses wind so many times the thrills come only sporadically.

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Robert Lloyd
Los Angeles Times

It offers more of a realistic than a romantic take on the material; that isn't to say it's a more convincing one.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Viewers open to experimentation will enjoy simply seeing if they agree with the choices the filmmakers made in their what-if game.

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Dannielle Albert
Why did only 32% of users like this one? It's awesome!