Jaq and Gus create a storybook based on three events that happened after the first film. The stories include Cinderella's opposition to the court's strict etiquette, Jaq's becoming human for a day, and Anastasia's redemption through love.
The kingdom of Atlantica where music is forbidden, the youngest daughter of King Triton, named Ariel, discovers her love to an underground music club and sets off to a daring adventure to bring restoration of music back to Atlantica.
Samuel E. Wright,
The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane. She wears her trench coat during the air raid, and later that night, Wendy tries to give her own children hope by telling them of her magical experiences with Peter Pan in Never Land. However, Jane, Wendy's daughter, sees it all as make believe and refuses to believe in the tales. That is, until the villainous Captain Hook mistakes her for Wendy and abducts her to Never Land in an attempt to lure and capture Peter Pan. Peter Pan's quest to return Jane safely home is jeopardized until she can begin to believe in the magic of imagination.Written by
Though most voices of returning characters closely imitate the voices from Peter Pan (1953), the voice of Cubby (the Lost Boy in a bear suit) is noticeably different. Child actor Spencer Breslin gives him a high pitched voice rather than his deep, funny "oafish" voice from the original and his other appearances. See more »
Jane steals the key for Peter's bonds from Hook. During the following chase up and down the ship ending with Jane flying around and finally landing near Peter to free him, the key is in her left hand, gone, in her right hand, gone, in her left hand, gone and finally in her right hand. See more »
Oh, Jane. We'll be together again. You must have faith.
[kicks stuffed monkey and throws pillow to the floor]
Trust? Pixie Dust? Mother, those are just words from your stories. They don't mean anything.
Yes they do.
[Jane turns around]
Peter Pan says they'll make you fly.
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This film would not have been possible without the inspiration from the original motion picture and the work of its talented artists and animators. See more »
Others have bemoaned the lack of creativity or the re-hash of the original story. What did they expect, Peter Pan goes to law school? My 8 year old was bouncing with excitement by the end of the movie. I found the CG animation of the Pirate Ship over London to be in
the best of the Disney tradition. They leave you guessing up until the very end as to whether Peter Pan is real or if both Wendy and her daughter dreamed him. Look for one goof: The truck (2 1/2 ton Army truck) bears a United States white star when it picks up and drops off Dad, who is obviously a British soldier/airman. Though theoretically possible, it is highly unlikely that there was an
American Amry truck in London as the U.S. did not actively enter the war unitl January 1942 and the Blitz had been going on long before that. Forget the critics - go see it and take the kids.
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