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.


Tim Burton


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
Fin MacMillan ... Enoch (as Finlay MacMillan)
Lauren McCrostie ... Olive
Hayden Keeler-Stone Hayden Keeler-Stone ... Horace
Georgia Pemberton ... Fiona
Milo Parker ... Hugh
Raffiella Chapman ... Claire


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Crazy Credits

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In the Mood
Written Joe Garland, Wingy Manone (uncredited) and Andy Razaf (uncredited)
Performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra (as Glenn Miller & His Orchestra)
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Delightful Original Adventure
15 November 2016 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Jake (Asa Butterfield) is an outcast teenager that adores his grandfather Abraham 'Abe' Portman (Terence Stamp) that used to tell stories of the orphanage in Wales where he was raised to him. When Abe is murdered in his house in Florida and has his eyes removes, Jake sees a monster and his parents take him to a psychologist. Jake asks to go to Wales to visit the orphanage and his psychologist agrees. His father Franklin Portman (Chris O'Dowd) travels with him to Wales and Jake discovers that the orphanage was bombed in 1943 by the Germans. When he decides to visit the ruins of the orphanage again, Abe finds a girl and soon he learns that the orphanage, the headmaster Miss Peregrine (Eva Green) and the children still exist trapped in a time loop. But they are in danger since monsters are hunting them down. And Jake has the gift of seeing monsters. What will Jake do?

"Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" is a delightful original adventure directed by Tim Burton. The fantasy is a sort of X-Men and is highly entertaining with lovely characters and evil villains. Despite the confused idea of time loops, the film entertains adults and children. My vote is eight.

Title (Brzil):"O Orfanato da Srta. Peregrine Para Crianças Peculiares" ("The Orphanage of Miss Peregrine for Peculiar Children")

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Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Sun City Center, Florida, USA See more »


Box Office


$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,871,140, 2 October 2016

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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