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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a movie starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, and Samuel L. Jackson. 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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Miss Peregrine
... Jake
... Barron
... Miss Avocet
... Ornithologist
... Dr. Golan
... Frank
... Abe
... Emma
... Enoch
... Olive
Hayden Keeler-Stone ... Horace
... Fiona
... Hugh
... Claire
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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

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

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30 September 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,871,140, 2 October 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$87,242,834

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$296,477,016
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Trivia

This is the third Tim Burton film not scored by Danny Elfman. The first being Ed Wood (1994), and the second being Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). See more »

Goofs

When Horace is refereeing the boys playing, he remarks that they can't even play soccer without squabbling. Since they are British, he should have said "football" since that's what they call it, but of course he is an American so he calls it "soccer". See more »

Quotes

Emma Bloom: You don't have to make us feel safe... because you've made us feel brave.
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Crazy Credits

Photos of the peculiars and the house are seen behind the credits. See more »

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References Batman (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

RUN, RABBIT, RUN
Written by Ralph T. Butler and Noel Gay
Performed by Flanagan and Allen
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Limited
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Sigh…what happened, Tim Burton?
26 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

He used to be a guy I looked forward to seeing his films. And certainly, this isn't his worst film, but with its bland YA tone and little stylish distinction, he seems to be finding new ways to be mediocre. There's a couple cool design moments (puppet boy), Green's performances is a nice Gothic-Mary-Poppins turn, and the Coney Island battle is kinda fun…otherwise, this is (yet another) not-very-good disappointment from the one-time king of quirky darkness.


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