Tom Sawyer

Movie review by Michael Scheinfeld, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

A song-filled family adventure.

G 2002 89 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Some language

This movie was terrible. My family, and I, thought this version of Tom sawyer sucked. What a loser movie. There are lots of language, more than you can expect in this movie. R: strong language throughout.

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Too much swearing
age 8+

Tom Sawyer with furries and country music

There's an all star country cast in this furry adaptation of the classic book. There's an on screen murder but it's bloodless. Injurin' Joe throws the deputy and the blow from being tossed is what kills him and it's bloodless but still frightening for small kids. Everyone is a furry voiced by a country music celebrity or something and there's some characters that are poor role models. There's flirting between characters and Tom Sawyer is a Tom cat with two lady cats Amy and Becky. Huckleberry Fin is a fox voiced by Mark Wills and Becky the be cat's singing voice is Lee Ann Womack. It's pretty faithful to the original but because it's made more kid friendly it's butchered in parts of the story. There's flirting between characters and the violence is just barely within the G rating. The animation isn't the best but I can recommend this to country music fans because there's alot of country music and voice acting or people who like kids movies with furries.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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