• Treasure Planet (2002)

Treasure Planet

Release Date: November 27th, 2002

DVD Release Date: April 29th, 2003

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

The legendary "loot of a thousand worlds" inspires an intergalactic treasure hunt when 15-year-old Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a map to the greatest pirate trove in the universe in Walt Disney Pictures' thrilling animated space adventure, "Treasure Planet." Based on one of the greatest adventure stories ever told - Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" - this film follows Jim's fantastic journey across a parallel universe as a cabin boy aboard a glittering space galleon.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brian Murray, David Hyde Pierce, Emma Thompson, Michael Wincott, Martin Short, Laurie Metcalf, Patrick McGoohan

Director: John Musker , Ron Clements

Genres: Adventure , Animated , Children , Science Fiction

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures, Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Lighthearted, Suspenseful, 2000s, Escape, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    If Treasure Planet falls short of "Lion King's" classic status, it still proves there is plenty of room in animation for movies that aren't geared exclusively to 8-year-olds. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    Disney's updated, animated version respects its source material while aiming at kids who grew up with extreme sports and edgy music. show more

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    After a moment's adjustment, it works amazingly well, because the emotions that drive teenagers like Jim to seek their places in the firmament transcend eras, fashion, even animation styles. show more

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