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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)

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After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old ... See full summary »

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After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and Annika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the "splunks", going down a river in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to a children's home. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie. Written by Amelia Chanowith

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29 July 1988 (USA)  »

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,569,939 (USA)
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Trivia

As of 2011, the Fernandina Beach house used for Villa Villekulla, Pippi's home, is now Posada San Carlos, a bed and breakfast inn. Painted white, pink, and green, it has also become a popular tourist attraction. See more »

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A modern day bank is seen in town although the story is set in the 1930s. See more »

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Pippilotta Longstockings: I just love a man in uniform. Policemen are the best.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits is a montage of children's book style illustrations of Pippi and her father, Captain Efraim Lockstocking, in various parts of the world (Sweden, Africa, India, Thailand, Alaska, China, and the seldom-featured Kurrekurredutt Island, the fictional South Pacific island where Captain Longstocking became king), as the credits appear over the negative spaces in each picture. The montage concludes with an illustration of the Hoptoad (Captain Longstocking's ship), which segues into the live action scene of it which starts the story. See more »

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best children's film around
21 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I highly recommend this film for any family with children. This is a top quality production that is great for the whole family to watch! Anyone who I have ever met who has seen this movie loves it, and children who have it on VHS or DVD watch it over and over again. I only wish it was re-released theatrically, so that this generation of children could have the opportunity to see it and embrace it the way I did when I was a child.


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