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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

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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.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Ransom Riggs (based upon the novel written by), Jane Goldman (screenplay by)
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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children See more »

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:

$296,477,016
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film cast includes one Oscar winner: Dame Judi Dench; and two Oscar nominees: Terence Stamp and Samuel L. Jackson. See more »

Goofs

On entering the wreck Emma uses her lead shoes to go to the bottom, the weight of the shoes pulling her down. Once inside the wreck she swims forward while maintaining a level position, which is only possible on a neutral buoyancy, yet the lead shoes would still pull her feet down. However, once underwater Emma's magical ability with air allows her to control her buoyancy - even raise an entire ship - and is why (when she's back on dry land) Emma can't use air itself to control her buoyancy in the atmosphere. See more »

Quotes

Emma Bloom: If I show you the rest, you have to promise not to run away.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

30 MINUTE LOVE AFFAIR
Written by Chris Braide and Paloma Faith
Performed by Paloma Faith
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd & Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Different from Books but it's still good
6 April 2018 | by mariaagnesquinnSee all my reviews

The difference from the books allows this to be stand alone without driving you mental because you're left with a cliffhanger for a long time or, potentially, forever... if you enjoyed watch and enjoy it without reading the books?? Read them or get them on audiobook; you will LOVE them!!!

If you've read the trilogy first and THEN watch the film. You're in for a wee change, but it sat well with me rather than be left in insane-land til I could get the next book, or chapter, or be able to see the bigger picture...


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