Swiss Family Robinson (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Swiss Family Robinson (1960)




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When the Robinson family are shipwrecked on a remote island, they build a new home with everything they need to survive in their tropical paradise. Their peaceful splendor is interrupted by a marauding group of pirates.

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John Mills
as Father
Janet Munro
as Roberta
Sessue Hayakawa
as Pirate Chief
Cecil Parker
as Capt. Moreland
Andy Ho
as Auban
Milton Reid
as Big Pirate
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Critic Reviews for Swiss Family Robinson

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (3)

The Swiss Family Robinson, like most of Walt Disney's screen versions of the children's classics, is good Disney and bad culture.

March 9, 2009 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Chock-full of exotic locations and animals, desert-island DIY ingenuity, and high-spirited excitement, with a poignant subplot involving the rivalry of the two elder sons.

February 11, 2006 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

It's hard to imagine how the picture could be better as a rousing, humorous and gentle-hearted tale of family love amid primitive isolation and dangers.

May 10, 2005 | Full Review…

The famous 1813 novel by Johann Wyss has been turned into a fine adventure film under Walt Disney's supervision, although purists may resent the way the original narrative has been souped up with pirates and other innovations.

October 31, 2019 | Full Review…

This feels like a believable family, even if the treehouse is a little over the top.

June 27, 2019 | Full Review…

...a crudely calibrated series of 'thrills,' each timed for maximum sustained interest.

September 5, 2014 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Swiss Family Robinson


Next to 20,000 Leagues, I would say that this is one of Disney's best live action movies of the time. It's such a fun movie with everything you love about adventure. Pirates, tree houses, animal races, etc. It's just an extremely rich story that is told beautifully, there's no way you can't love this movie.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

I'm kinda fond of this one.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

yes i know it's corny but i still want to live in a treehouse!

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

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