Swiss Family Robinson 

Last Updated on: October 5th, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Swiss Family Robinson  including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Swiss Family Robinson  Description

Swiss Family Robinson Movie 1960Swiss Family Robinson chronicles the courageous exploits of the Robinson family after they are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Using teamwork and ingenuity, they skillfully overcome the obstacles of nature and transform their new home into a “civilized” community. But the ultimate challenge lies ahead when a band of cutthroat pirates threaten to destroy the Robinson’s Makeshift paradise.

Swiss Family Robinson  Fun Facts

  • The movie was based on the novel Der Schweizerische Robinson by Johann David Wyss.
  • Walt Disney decided to do his own version of the story after watching the 1940 version (NOT a Disney movie).
  • The movie was filmed in Tobago.
  • The iconic tree house remained in Tobago until it was destroyed by a hurricane in 1963.
  • This was the highest grossing film of 1960.

Swiss Family Robinson  Details

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  • Year Released: 1960
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $40 million
  • IMDB Link

Swiss Family Robinson  Trailer:

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