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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 <>

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What if Peter Pan grew up?


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Release Date:

11 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Capitaine Crochet  »

Box Office


$70,000,000 (estimated)


$119,654,900 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


As Wendy leaves the nursery (before the kids are taken) she recites a prayer ("Nightlights, watch over my sleeping babes..." etc.) from the play "Peter and Wendy". See more »


At the baseball game, Hook tells Smee to make the pirates switch HOME and RUN, he is seen yelling "Switch!" and then the scene moves to Smee standing at the pitcher's mound with a shocked look on his face and standing still as if he's been standing there for a while. See more »


Too Small: [at the end, watching as Peter flies back home] That was a great game.
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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 »


References The Mighty Mouse Playhouse (1955) See more »


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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