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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

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When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) 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.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Ransom Riggs (based upon the novel written by), Jane Goldman (screenplay by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Green ... Miss Peregrine
Asa Butterfield ... Jake
Samuel L. Jackson ... Barron
Judi Dench ... Miss Avocet
Rupert Everett ... Ornithologist
Allison Janney ... Dr. Golan
Chris O'Dowd ... Frank
Terence Stamp ... Abe
Ella Purnell ... Emma
Finlay MacMillan ... Enoch
Lauren McCrostie ... Olive
Hayden Keeler-Stone Hayden Keeler-Stone ... Horace
Georgia Pemberton ... Fiona
Milo Parker ... Hugh
Raffiella Chapman ... Claire
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When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) 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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Embrace the peculiar. See more »


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

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Trivia

In the novel, the Hollowgasts are usually just called Hollows, while the evolved Hollows are called Wights. In the second book, the leader of a group of paramilitary Wights goes by the name Mr. White, a homophone. See more »

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There are 3 piers stretching out into the sea in Blackpool, North, Central and South, but none of them are directly in front of the Blackpool Tower. The closest one is North Pier which is around a quarter of a mile away. See more »

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Emma Bloom: If I show you the rest, you have to promise not to run away.
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Photos of the peculiars and the house are seen behind the credits. See more »

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Very different from the books and just a major disappointment
2 October 2016 | by whiteloriSee 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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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Sun City Center, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,871,140, 2 October 2016

Gross USA:

$87,242,834

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$296,482,446
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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