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Hook (1991)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Captain Hook
... Peter Banning
... Tinkerbell
... Smee
... Granny Wendy
... Moira Banning
... Jack 'Jackie' Banning
... Maggie Banning
... Liza, Wendy's Housekeeper
... Inspector Good
... Tootles
... Pockets
... Ace
... Rufio
... Thud Butt
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Capitaine Crochet  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,522,535, 15 December 1991, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$119,654,823

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$300,854,823
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Julia Roberts almost put the production into jeopardy when she fled California after her wedding to Kiefer Sutherland was called off. She decided to avoid the press by hiding out in Ireland, and a furious Steven Spielberg reportedly threatened to fire her if she didn't return immediately. See more »

Goofs

When Peter is in the playroom at Granny Wendy's house, there is a teddy bear in the room. It's the same teddy bear that is found later by Peter in Neverland inside the tree but no-one brings the teddy back to Neverland when Peter goes there to save his children. See more »

Quotes

Tinkerbell: If less is more, there's no end to me, Peter Pan.
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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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Version of Producers' Showcase: Peter Pan (1955) See more »

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I love this movie.
23 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

I try to make it a point to watch this movie at least once a year, or when I feel myself getting too cynical. This is because if you are looking for fun movie that really does pull at the kid inside you, then this is definitely it.

Robin Williams is just the right kind of goofy for my tastes, and makes an excellent Pan. Captain Hook was perfectly fit by Dustin Hoffman. I could have done without Julia Roberts as Tink. Actually, I can do without Julia Roberts all together. But Bob Hoskins made a great Smee. (I like to watch this and Who Framed Roger Rabbit, back-to-back) Anyways, I watch this movie once a year because the message of the movie, and the reason people watch it, warrants that. A movie where the message is to never lose sight of your inner child. Imagination. Belief in magical creatures. Sword fighting with pirates. All of these things that I'm sure you did as a child, as I did.

As far as I'm concerned, all of the people who have written bad reviews for this movie, saying things like "The characters weren't believable", and "Spielberg tried to answer a question that didn't need an answer" have lost sight of the kid in themselves, have become pirates, and should have their hands fed to crocodiles. It's a movie. A family movie. One that needs to appeal to both children and adults, which is a difficult task, to be successful. And I believe that this movie succeeds at that very well.


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