“Treasure Hounds” is a delight! Talented actors and a good director in Tim J. Brown liven up this story with bumbling criminals, precocious kids, and physical comedy. Oh, a treasure hunt is part of the plot too, and the suspense builds as Jack, Twyla, Fred and Jennifer attempt to solve Jack’s grandfather’s clues to find the hidden treasure, whatever it is. The vivid and bright autumn colors are a nice background for this film.Jack and his mother have moved to Grandpop’s home after he has passed on. Jack is not keen on the idea, stating he misses his school and his friends. However, soon he becomes acquainted with Fred and Twyla, the next door neighbors, and when he meets Jennifer he thinks she is beautiful. However, a couple of amateur crooks, Gunther and Ronnie, want to find Grandpop’s treasure too. Gunther speaks with a German accent and the tall man, working with the very short Ronnie, are quite a humorous pair. And Jack’s dog Skipper and cat Chauncy make quite a pair too.
The themes include friends sticking together and making the most of changes they face. The laughs are plenty, too. We are very delighted to award this movie our Dove Family-Approved Seal for all ages. “Treasure Hounds” is physical comedy at its best and is well worth seeing!