Swiss Family Robinson parents guide

Swiss Family Robinson

Overall B+

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.

Release date December 10, 1960

Violence C+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use B-

Why is Swiss Family Robinson rated G? The MPAA rated Swiss Family Robinson G

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Swiss Family Robinson
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Why is Swiss Family Robinson rated G? Swiss Family Robinson is rated G by the MPAA

During a storm, a ship runs aground with the Robinson family locked in the hull. The group nearly capsizes while making their way to shore on a homemade raft. Sharks also attack them. Pirates in a ship fire upon the survivors. On the island, a tiger stalks the survivors and fights with the family’s dogs. Pirates rough up two captives as well as fight among themselves with swords. One man is left lying on the beach. Characters are attacked in the water by a large snake. Tensions and jealousy cause squabbles between two brothers. To defend themselves, the family makes coconut bombs, booby traps and other defensive devices. During a raid by pirates, numerous men are shot, caught in traps, hit by falling rocks and trees, attacked by a penned tiger and slashed with swords. In an extended scene of hand-to-hand combat, several characters are shot, hit and pushed over a cliff. A small craft is hit by a cannon ball and the passengers are thrown into the air. The script includes some mild name-calling and brief scenes of peril. The family drinks alcohol with dinner. A young boy is given a sip of liquor during a family celebration.

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Swiss Family Robinson
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Swiss Family Robinson is directed by and stars John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Tommy Kirk.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Swiss Family Robinson movie is May 6, 2002. Here are some details…

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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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).

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