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Still shot from the movie: Swiss Family Robinson.

Swiss Family Robinson

After they are shipwrecked on a deserted island by a boatload of marauding pirates, a Swiss family sets up house in the tropical local. But their hopes for a quick rescue are dampened by the return of the buccaneers. Using their resources and their ingenuity, they fight off wild animals while preparing to defend themselves against the bandits. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Theater Release: 10 Dec 1960
Video Release: 06 May 2002
MPAA Rating: G
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Marauding pirates attack a town looking for a lost coin the Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Tommy Kirk (Ernst) and Kevin Corcoran (Francis) also play brothers in the Disney classics, Old Yeller (1957) and The Shaggy Dog (1959).

Home Video Extra Features

Set sail for adventure with the DVD release of Swiss Family Robinson. Director Ken Annakin and stars Tommy Kirk, James MacArthur and Kevin Corcoran drop anchor and share their thought in an audio commentary. Also included on the disc are Sea Salts (an animated short), production archives, the 1960 Disney Studio Album and the featurettes Adventure In The Making, PIRATES! and Conversations With James MacArthur. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0).

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