Swallows And Amazons

Swallows And Amazons Rating: U 5+

3.9037 out of 5 218 Votes (Members)
Duration
89 mins
Year
1974
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A faithful adaptation of Arthur Ransome's beloved children's book, this delightful film follows the adventures of four children on holiday in the Lake District in 1929. The children sail their boat Swallow to an island where they set up camp, only to discover the island is already the territory of two local girls with their own boat, the Amazon. The Swallows and the Amazons go to war, under the watchful eye of the girls' uncle, an old sailor living on a houseboat with his parrot.

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  • I really liked this film because it was fun and adventurous

    Robbie (12)

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  • Ryan, 8

    5 out of 5
    By
    Ryan, 8
    Date
    2017-01-20 14:23:13

    In this film there were two groups of children. One of the groups was called The Swallows and the other group was called the Amazons. Each group had a sail boat. They tried to steal the other group's boat to become captain of the attack on a house boat. The Swallows camped on a little island and they lived in a big house next to the lake.

    My favourite group was the Swallows

  • James, -1

    2 out of 5
    By
    James, -1
    Date
    2017-01-19 16:51:01

    swallows of the amazon was funny at some points it was exsiting some points it was boring some points were quite dramatic i think people from 9 13 would like this film and probly adults i think this is one of my best films i have seen at film club

  • Ellie, 7

    4 out of 5
    By
    Ellie, 7
    Date
    2017-01-19 14:54:30

    This film is about 4 children who want to go on adventures. They had a small sailing boat called the Swallow. They went to an island in the middle of a lake. They found a house boat with a scary man, with a parrot, on it. They found two girls with a boat called Amazon. they had a challenge to see who could take each other's boat and get back to where the Swallows lived.

    I think the film was good. My favourite character was Susan. I would like to go on adventures like them but not the sailing because I might fall out of the boat.

  • Darragh, 9

    4 out of 5
    By
    Darragh, 9
    Date
    2017-01-19 09:17:41

    Swallows and Amazons is about two boys and two girls going camping on an island in the middle of a lake. It is an adventure for the children to explore on the island. The Swallows is the name that the two girls and two boys call themselves because their boat is called Swallow. The Amazons are two girls whose uncle got them a boat called Amazon. The Swallows thought they had found a safe campsite, when they were ambushed by the Amazons.

    Swallows and Amazons is an adventure for four children that like to go to the Lakes each year. This film is appropriate for children over 5. I liked it and I would recommend it to other people because it is a funny and adventurous movie with an heroic ending.

  • Eve, 10

    4 out of 5
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    Eve, 10
    Date
    2017-01-13 17:22:03

    A brilliant film with an amazing twist. A great film for 7s and over I think this film is a rib tickling movie based real life events.

  • Brodie, 10

    5 out of 5
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    Brodie, 10
    Date
    2017-01-12 18:21:51

    This is a good film I would recomend this film for 8 and over its where four children go on holiday and there is a big lake with a island and they want to go there and camp

    i liked this film its not the best film i've ever watched.

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