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Hook (1991)

Dustin Hoffman , Robin Williams , Steven Spielberg  |  PG |  DVD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (533 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith
  • Directors: Steven Spielberg
  • Writers: J.M. Barrie, James V. Hart, Malia Scotch Marmo, Nick Castle
  • Producers: Bruce Cohen, Craig Baumgarten, Dodi Fayed
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: French
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: March 21, 2000
  • Run Time: 142 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (533 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: 0767836324
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,056 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Hook" on IMDb

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A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, HOOK stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook. Joining the fun is Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell, Bob Hoskins as the pirate Smee, and Maggie Smith as Granny Wendy Darling, who must convince middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning that he was once the legendary Peter Pan. And so the adventure begins anew, with Peter off to Neverland to save his two children from Captain Hook. Along the way, he rediscovers the power of imagination, friendship, and of magic. A classic tale updated for children of all ages, HOOK was nominated for five 1991 Academy Awards(r) including Best Visual Effects.

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152 of 158 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars To see it will be an awfully big adventure. April 24, 2001
Format:VHS Tape
The subtitle to the play "Peter Pan" is "The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up". Spielberg's sequel could well be called "The Man Who Grew Up Too Much". The story of Peter Pan is reversed, as are many roles. Robin Williams has the easy task of playing the thoughtless parent, the moderate task of playing the grownup Peter Pan, and the incredibly difficult task of making the transition between the two believable.
Dustin's Hoffman's Capt. Hook knows, as do all of us who remember his soliloquy, that no little children love him. His concern with how he will be remembered, and with Good Form, ring quite true to the original. The character is suave, urbane, vicious, captivating, and ultimately tragic.
At first I was annoyed at the modern elements in Never-Never-Land, but I soon realized that they had to be there, as Never-Never-Land was always a compilation of everything Lost Boys found exciting. In the twenties, that included Red Indians, but if they were lost in the 1980s, well then, baseball and skateboards should be included. The original play was Edwardian, but the movie makes no sense unless it's updated.
The role-reversal and eventual re-reversal is fascinating. In the play, the same actor always plays both Hook and the thoughtless and cruel father, Mr. Darling. But here, Peter is the uncaring father and a corporate pirate, while Hook takes the children to Never-Never-Land. The lost boys are, at first, quarrelsome and threatening, while the pirates are a happy adventuresome lot, even sentimental in the lullaby sequence. But while the Lost Boys help Peter recover himself (and to recover their own innocence), Hook's attempt to win over Peter's kids is, in the end, a failure, and we are brought full circle.
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53 of 56 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Curmudgeons, Get a Life! November 23, 2005
Format:DVD
Some people think you have to be "3 years old or in a coma" to enjoy this film. Rubbish! My wife and I are well-educated and well into our "senior" years, but far from senile. We think this is one of Spielberg's very best, an unmitigated treat from beginning to end. The cast is superb from top to bottom, and we also think John Williams's score has some of his very best music. (For confirmation, listen to the series of excerpts he recorded with the Boston Pops by programing your player to skip the other tracks. Each piece stands on its own without the film's images to support it.) Finally, we think those who hate the film have the same problem Peter has when he first sits down to "eat" with the Lost Boys in Neverland: a lack of imagination and sense of fun. They need to loosen up and, as the saying goes, get a life.
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37 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A magical movie to remind you of what's important December 21, 1999
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This movie is so much more than a children's fable. It is a magical reminder of how powerful each of us really is. The movie begins with Peter Banning (Attorney at Law) who forgets the truth of who he is. He becomes obsessed with success, drinks too much and avoids his family. Through a series of events he is forced to look within for the "real" him, Peter Pan. Peter Pan knows that all he has to do is think "one happy thought" and he can fly. I think this is true of all of us. The more we remember and honor who we are and the more we focus on the positive, the better life works. Peter Banning was a miserable, "fat old grandpa man" but when he remembers who he is, he's filled with boundless joy and energy. A very spiritual message indeed.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Neverending Magical Fairy Tale November 5, 2001
By Barry
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Steven Spielberg's Hook is a wondrous film full of great color and fantastic visuals. It's the kind of warm and fuzzy movie to be enjoyed time and again. Robin Williams stars as a grown up Peter Pan(now named Peter Panning), who doesn't remember who he really is. While on a trip to Old Wendy's place, his two children are kidnapped by Captain Hook. With the help of Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell, Peter has to go to Never Never Land to save his kids, battle Captain Hook, and realize that he is the one and only Peter Pan. The costumes are great, the sets are awe inducing, and the actors are all game. People, I ask you, who is better at playing at a person who refuses to grow up than Robin Williams?. I don't think the part could of been better cast. Dustin Hoffman as Captain Hook is an image to behold. It's a classic Hoffman performance. Keep an eye out for cameos by Phil Collins, Glenn Close, and a very young Gwynneth Paltrow. This movie should entertain kids and adults alike. Kids will cherish their youth, while adults will most definitley be transported back to a magical time to think about their own youth. This is a whimsical fairy tale that's a delight from the first to last frame. I can't believe why so many people have a deep disliking of this movie. Oh well. Their loss. Kudos to Spielberg for delivering a modern day fairy tale for viewers to cherish for years to come. I'm hooked!. Sorry.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I DON'T WANNA GROW UP! February 18, 2000
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We all remember the classic fairy tale of Peter Pan. But with a new twist, Stephen Spielberg yet again proves that he is the master of them all. Robin Willams, who plays Peter, is all grown up in this movie. He has a wife and two children. When Peter's grandmother starts to show him the past of life, Peter soon starts to relaize who he really was. He doesn't believe any of this nonsence, but soon goes into another world of fantasy. This movie, I thought was great. Every child has a fear of growing up, that they don't want to belong in the grown-up world. With Peter Pan by their sides, he can take them to Never Never Land where there, they won't have to worry about nothing at all. Such a brillant movie!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love this movie
Published 23 hours ago by Melissa
5.0 out of 5 stars I loved Peter Pan when I was a child
I loved Peter Pan when I was a child. Still do. My son called me a few months ago to say "Hi" and mentioned he had watched 'Hook' and he still loves it and likes it better... Read more
Published 6 days ago by Ivorypumpkins
5.0 out of 5 stars So fun!
One of my favorite movies from my youth! Ru- Fi- Oooooo!
Published 6 days ago by Tiffiny Hargrave
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
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Published 10 days ago by linda j
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
One of my favorite movies! I love it!
Published 10 days ago by Brenna
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
My daughter loves Peter Pan, so we got this for her... I loved it as a child, and now she does as well! Such a good movie!!
Published 15 days ago by J. Goff
5.0 out of 5 stars Love
Great movie that brings the story of Peter Pan and the spirit of childhood bliss back for adults. A family favorite for years, and I'm so happy it's on blu-ray.
Published 21 days ago by slythrn_barnbum
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
its a cute movie my granddaughters love it thank you
Published 22 days ago by JacquelineNewey
4.0 out of 5 stars hook
this is the best dvd for the kids. they really loved it this movie kept their eyes glued to the screen it really made a big difference to them happy they watched it.
Published 28 days ago by constance calvin
5.0 out of 5 stars A Childhood Favorite
I was raised on this movie and I cannot get enough of it. I know most of the lines and this is definitely my favorite Dustin Hoffman role. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jeremy
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