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.
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.
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
Based on the very popular novel of the same name by author Ransom Riggs. He has released three books in the series. The sequel to the first book is "Hollow City", followed by "Library of Souls", which are both now available. See more »
When Jake first sees the children at the dilapidated house, Claire, Olive, Emma and the twins are seen peeking out from behind the walls. In the next scene, the children present are Bronwyn, Olive, Emma and the twins (and Millard)--the only children sent to collect Jake, according to Miss Peregrine. Claire and Bronwyn were switched by the director momentarily. See more »
Very different from the books and just a major disappointment
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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