Tom And Huck

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Tom And Huck (1995 Movie)

“Tom and Huck” is a 1995 adventure comedy-drama film based on Mark Twain’s classic novel “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.” The movie was directed by Peter Hewitt and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story revolves around the adventures of two mischievous boys, Tom Sawyer (played by Jonathan Taylor Thomas) and Huckleberry Finn (played by Brad Renfro), who live in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, during the 19th century. Tom is an imaginative and adventurous young boy who often finds himself in trouble, while Huck is a free-spirited and independent orphan who lives on his own.

The plot follows Tom and Huck as they witness a murder committed by the town’s sinister villain, Injun Joe (played by Eric Schweig). They become the prime witnesses in the trial, which puts their lives in danger. The two boys make a pact to never reveal what they saw, but their conscience eventually leads them to do the right thing.

Throughout the film, Tom and Huck engage in various escapades and adventures, including treasure hunting, facing challenges, and outsmarting their adversaries. Their friendship is tested as they confront dangerous situations and learn valuable life lessons.

“Tom and Huck” captures the essence of Mark Twain’s novel, portraying the mischievous spirit and camaraderie of the two young boys. The film was well-received for its portrayal of friendship and adventure, and it remains a beloved adaptation of the classic novel, appealing to both children and adults alike.

Tom And Huck

Additional Details

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  • Year Released: 1995
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $23.9 million
  • IMDB Link


  • Jonathan Taylor Thomas: Tom Sawyer
  • Brad Renfro: Huck Finn
  • Eric Schweig: Injun Joe
  • Charles Rocket: Judge Thatcher
  • Amy Wright: Aunt Polly
  • Mike McShane: Muff Potter
  • Marian Seldes: Widow Douglas
  • Rachael Leigh Cook: Becky Thatcher
  • Courtland Mead: Cousin Sid
  • Joey Stinson: Joe Harper
  • Blake Heron: Ben Rodgers
  • Lanny Flaherty: Emmett: Injun Joe’s accomplice.
  • Peter MacKenzie: Mr. Sneed
  • Heath Lamberts: Mr. Dobbins
  • Rami Malek: Kester Moorhouse
  • William Newman: Doctor Jonas Robinson
  • Andy Stahl: Sheriff
  • Bronwen Murray: Cousin Mary


  • Director: Peter Hewitt
  • Producer: Laurence Mark and John Baldecchi
  • Music: Stephen Endelman

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