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When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.

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Peter Pan (Williams) has grown up to be a cut-throat merger and acquisitions lawyer, and is married to Wendy's granddaughter. Captain Hook (Hoffman) kidnaps his children, and Peter returns to Never Land with Tinkerbell (Roberts). With the help of her and the Lost Boys, he must remember how to be Peter Pan again in order to save his children by battling with Captain Hook once again. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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What if Peter Pan grew up?


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11 December 1991 (USA)  »

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Capitaine Crochet  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$119,654,900 (USA)
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Trivia

Clive Dunn was considered for the role of Tootles, upon recommendation from Dad's Army fan Robin Williams. See more »

Goofs

Just before the pirate is taken to the "Boo Box", the strap of Peter's eyepatch moves from the top of his glasses to below, without him having had time to adjust it. See more »

Quotes

Don't AskNo NapLatchboyThud ButtToo Small: [in unison with the other Lost Boys] Peter Pan?
Don't Ask: That ain't Peter Pan.
No Nap: He's old!
Latchboy: He's fat!
Thud Butt: Not so fat to me.
Too Small: [laughs] He's an old fat grandpa man.
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Crazy Credits

After Tootles flies away and the end credits start, one of the stars in the sky continues to glow. According to the Peter Pan stories, "The second star to the right and straight out till morning" is where NeverLand is located. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Hook (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Pick'em Up
Music by John Williams
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
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User Reviews

9/10 for Dustin Hoffman's performance alone.
15 March 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a fantastic classic movie of a classic fairy tale.

The sets are amazing (none of this green screen crap!)

The acting is fantastic. Dustin Hoffman, Maggie Smith, Robin Williams, and Charlie Korsmo do an especially good job.

The adaptation is written very well. Instead of the boy who can't grow up, it's the man who's forgotten how to have fun, and be in the moment, like a child.

The IMDb rating is way off. How the hell does Pitch Perfect, and rubbish like that do better? How? Because either this site is full of morons with no taste, or the world is, or more likely both...

All negativeness aside, this is a great movie, if you haven't scene it, you're missing out.


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