Parents' Guide to

The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Low-budget family adventure has peril, mild scares.

Movie PG 1999 92 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Deserving of fewer stars

It doesn’t deserve a star. Many laughably poor and ridiculous moments. But it is clean.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Unfortunately, the brief presence of Oscar-winner Ernest Borgnine is not enough to save this movie from its problems. The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island suffers from poor acting, a predictable story, and props like swords that even kids will easily spot as fake. It doesn't build enough excitement to keep younger kids interested, but tweens who can add a lot of their own imagination to the story may find it mildly enjoyable. But with so many other great treasure-hunting adventures out there, this one should go to the very bottom of the list.

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