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Little Savages (2016)

Visiting the charming lake town of Culver, a boy genius and his sister race against bullies to find a treasure hidden by an eccentric philanthropist.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Lomax ... Albie
Aedin Mincks ... Eddie
Leigh-Allyn Baker ... Aunt Jackie
Katherine McNamara ... Tiffany
Adam Hicks ... Billy
Kenton Duty ... Todd
Aubrey K. Miller ... Winnie
Buddy Handleson ... Vinny
Connor Del Rio ... Harley
Austin Mincks ... Garrison
Jamie Kennedy ... Fritz
Stuart Stone ... Ringo
Jennifer Cooper Jennifer Cooper ... Daisy
Joshua Childs ... Ryan Riggs
Leah Bateman ... Abella
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Visiting the charming lake town of Culver, a boy genius and his sister race against bullies to find a treasure hidden by an eccentric philanthropist.

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An extraordinary adventure brought them all together.

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Adventure | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Il tesoro di Whittmore See more »

Filming Locations:

Culver, Indiana, USA

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Bearfruit Films See more »
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Color
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My Heart Can Fly
Written by Dan Book, Alexei Missoul, and Katherine McNamara
Performed by Katherine McNamara
Produced & Mixed by: Dan Book, Alexei Missoul, and 'Katherine McNamara
Published by Life Imagined Music/BMI. Katherine McNamara
2013
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Culver's treasure
24 November 2017 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Filmed in the beautiful lake town of Culver, Indiana Little Savages is very fine family film. It's the kind of place that you might want to settle down in especially since the bad folks of two generations are dealt with expeditiously in the end.

Little Savages certainly has the look of a Disney Studio product with Disney veterans Adam Hicks, Kenton Duty, and Leigh-Allyn Baker in the cast. Duty is a good kid and Hicks the town bully and both are rivals for the Katherine McNamara.

McNamara and her nerdy brother Noah Lomax are visiting for the summer with their rather eccentric aunt Baker. They get involved in a treasure hunt specified by the town's late richest citizen and in the end it comes down to one of those kooky wills that you see in so many films the provisions with must be scrupulously enforced.

I liked the film it has a nice gentle pace and feel to it and the cast is a winning one. I liked Leigh-Allyn Baker when she was in Good Luck Charlie, she was a zany mom and her zaniness only increases in Little Savages. And I do like the way that young Mr. Lomax deals with bullies.

A nice family film indeed.


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