New York Times - 04/02/1993
"...A simple, spirited escapade.....[Wood has] the requisite verve for the story's central role..."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/1994
"...Jason Robards and Robbie Coltrane, working in tandem like a well-oiled vaudeville act, offer a zestful, hugely enjoyable comic turn..."
Variety - 03/29/1993
"...A timely, literate and handsome film....Authentic and enjoyable, the Disney version is richly rewarding..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 04/02/1993
"...Graceful and entertaining....It is a good film with strong performances..."
Mark Twain's immortal comic tale of the fraud, hypocrisy and bigotry of adults as seen through the eyes of an innocent boy and his friend Jim, a runaway slave. As they make their way along the Mississippi, they meet a motley collection of self-important characters and try their best to understand them despite their obvious flaws.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment:
The Adventures Of Huck Finn
Climb aboard for an extraordinary version of Mark Twain's sweeping adventure when Walt Disney Pictures presents THE ADVENTURES OF HUCK FINN. It's the unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of offbeat characters and face one challenging adventure after another! You won't want to miss this sensational telling of Twain's classic tale -- an action-packed mix of thrills and excitement!
A retelling of Mark Twain's classic novel of a young boy's adventures after he escapes from his abusive father, and his relationship with a runaway slave.