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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

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When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

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When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers... and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jacob discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and peril | See all certifications »

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$110,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,871,140 (USA) (30 September 2016)

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$87,240,689 (USA) (3 February 2017)
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Trivia

Part of the movie was filmed in Blackpool, England. See more »

Goofs

The German bombers are clearly Heinkel 111, on those planes bombs are stored vertically in the bomb bay. In the different house bombing scenes they are showed in the bomb bay stored horizontally. See more »

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Emma Bloom: You don't have to make us feel safe... because you've made us feel brave.
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PIANO CONCERTO #1 - ALLEGRO
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Very different from the books and just a major disappointment
2 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

My daughter and I had read the books. Fans will be disappointed because the film deviates from the original story so much, it is surprising this is called an adaptation. The peculiar children as an example were not all portrayed as written and some were even missing. My daughter kept asking why this child or that child were not there? Miss Peregrine is also not portrayed as she was in the book. I could go on and on.

Acting fell very flat and characters were void of emotion except for one scene where Miss Peregrine shows sadness. Jake in the book is humorous and sarcastic but also had some serious feelings to contend with about tough choices. Absolutely none of this was translated to film.

The ending was confusing, entire story rushed, and anti-climatic.

Also, for 3D lovers, there is almost no 3D effects. There are some at the very beginning which were great, but then the rest was like watching a regular 2D film!

Save your money for the DVD or Netflix!


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