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Hook (1991)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  11 December 1991 (USA)
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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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Storyline

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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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$119,654,900 (USA)
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Trivia

The names of the original lost boys appear on the door to Wendy's house. See more »

Goofs

After the dedication, Peter, Moira and Wendy approach the house and notice the broken glass at the front door (indicating someone has broken in). As they ascend the steps, there are slashes in the wallpaper as if Captain Hook has scraped his hook along the walls as he went up to capture the children. Captain Hook's hook is on his left hand, not his right. It wouldn't make sense for him to have done this on his way out, after having captured the children (plus, the slashes were made in an upward motion). See more »

Quotes

Wendy Darling: What is this?
[she points to Jack's baseball mitt]
Jack: Oh, it's a baseball glove. You can catch things with it, take hot things out of the oven, or you can even hit your sister with it.
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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 »

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When You're Alone
Music by John Williams
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Sung by Amber Scott
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One of my favorites
11 April 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was 10 years old when I first saw this movie (and I was born in 1993), and it was one of my favorites. The 90's had a lot of very great movies, and I had to watch movies when I reached an age where I'd understand them. At 10 years old, I began to watch movie after movie to catch up to my older sister. Hook has many talented actors in it, and the plot was very good. The action scenes were very well done, the pirates were incredibly detailed in their clothes, and the whole island brought me back to the world of wonder that is Never Never Land. The Disney movie of it was what led me to watch this one, and because I watched the Disney one, it made me love this one even more. Sure, there are some of you who say it could have been better, and in some ways, I do agree, but for what they had to work with, I say it was a spectacular adventure.


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