Treasure Island
Treasure Island (1950)

In this Walt Disney production of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel, Bobby Driscoll plays Jim Hawkins, a young cabin boy who battles the pirate Long John Silver for a treasure. Disney changes the ending of the book, yet the film is… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 19, 1950
DVD Release Date: April 29, 2003
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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Avast! Disney's live-action, seagoing landmark.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Newton's Long John Silver is the ultimate buccaneer, a one-legged, squinty-eyed blackguard so piratical he even concludes a prayer with a hammy 'Ahhhhhrrrmen...'

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

While the movie seems shorter every time I watch it (ninety-six minutes) and leaves out a lot of Stevenson's detail, its cheerful sense of excitement carries the day.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This is one of my favourite old Disney movies, it's fun and exciting and such a great adventure movie. It's not just a good kids movie, adults will… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
There is lots of sword fighting action in this one, which felt very long and drawn out. The direction of the action sequences felt very flat an unexciting. For… More
Phil Hubbs
Now this is a real classic, true acting being performed here, Newton is made for this role as he showed in numerous other pirate flicks and a sequel to this.… More
Nick Clavette
There hasn't been a good pirate movie like this in years, this is a little better than the Sci-Fi verision, Bobby Driscoll as Jim Hawkins and Robert Newton… More
Stephen M
This adaptation of Stevenson's classic adventure novel was Disney's first 100% live-action film. As with a lot of similar Disney fare, it's… More
Sunil Jawahir
It was okay. A little bland but faithful to the book.