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Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe
Actors: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart, James Frain
Directors: George Miller, Rod Hardy
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
PG-13     2002     1hr 45min

Dynamic screen star Pierce Brosnan (THE TAILOR OF PANAMA, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH) braves the perils of an untamed land in this classic story of sweeping action and high adventure! As the sole survivor of a disastrous high...  more »


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Actors: Pierce Brosnan, William Takaku, Polly Walker, Ian Hart, James Frain
Directors: George Miller, Rod Hardy
Creators: Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Christopher Canaan, Christopher Lofton, Daniel Defoe, Tracy Keenan Wynn
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
Sub-Genres: Pierce Brosnan, Drama
Studio: Miramax
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 01/22/2002
Original Release Date: 01/01/1996
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1996
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 45min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Richard R. (RichardR) from PLACITAS, NM
Reviewed on 3/15/2010...
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I give this DVD a FOUR STAR rating. It is an excellent remake of the original film. The acting is excellent as is the Director. A good film over all.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Great! Really Liked it.
SereneNight | California, USA | 03/08/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What can I say? I liked this movie. This is the story of Robinson Crusoe, a shipwrecked Scottish noble. (Okay, I admit it, I read the original book, but I've completely forgotten most of it, it was a little over 15 years ago). I found this book to be quite nice, even without the literary comparison. Brosnan plays a character well entrenched in the ways of his time. He is in self-imposed exile, traveling from place to place, until misfortune in the form of a shipwreck leaves him abandoned on a deserted island with only a dog for companionship.Eventually befriending a native, (Friday) Crusoe learns crucial lessons on what it means to be a human being, and alters his perceptions on slavery and the human condition.Overall, despite a few peccadilloes (Brosnan's Scottish accent was sometimes a little 'slurred') I quite enjoyed this movie. I recommend it for anyone who likes Pierce and can overlook the fact that it doesn't follow the book to the letter."
Defoe would spin in his grave
Dan | Vancouver | 07/12/2003
(1 out of 5 stars)

"This film, although sporting many elaborate Hollywood props full of explosions and tribal wars, has taken a potentially exciting and meaningful screenplay and altered many key components of Defoe's original novel to incorporate a mushy love story (taking away from the feel of Defoe's original). Many dramatic and important scenes I hoped would be in the movie were either altered beyond recognition or missing altogether, and the "politically correct" additions are a final blow to this sinking ship. This film is about as true to the novel as the 1970 animated version with talking animals."
A Strong Survival Movie
Barry Hampe | Lake Ridge, VA USA | 06/08/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I don't know how the plot of this film compares with the book - I read it so long ago that I remember only Crusoe, Friday, and the bad guys from the other island, all of whom are here. What I can say is that this is an elegantly filmed, well-acted survival story. It grabs you right at the beginning and holds its intensity right through to the end. Pierce Brosnan is excellent as Robinson Crusoe. (I like him best in films where he has a chance to do more than look pretty such as "Taffin," "The Heist," "The Tailor of Panama," and "Evelyn," along with this one.) And William Takaku makes a believable Friday. In this version, Crusoe goes through hell, but comes home to a happy ending."