Hook

Continuity mistake: When Maggie shows Peter the paper flower that Tootles made for her, she holds it with both hands but in the next shot is only holding it with her right hand. Also the "stem" of the flower changes from being rather straight to slightly crooked. (00:18:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter is fighting Hook in front of the crocodile clock, he uses his sword tip to fling the pirate-hat and its wig attachment off of Hook's head and it flies over and lands on one of the Lost Boys heads. When it lands on his head it is wonky. But in the next shot it is sitting on his head perfectly straight and is then wonky again in the next shot. (01:57:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter is hit by the flying baseball that knocks him out, when he falls to the ground he has nothing attached to the large black belt that goes around his waist. But in the very next shot there is a small brown pouch that is tied to the belt, to his right side. (01:28:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Tinkerbell first meets Peter, she is walking on him as he lays in the cot. Peter's glasses always lay under his chin, because they fell off his nose, but when he gets up from the cot the glasses are suddenly in his hand. (00:31:20)

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Continuity mistake: When the window opens and the children are kidnapped, the tent gets blown over. Yet later when Peter re-enters the room and pours a drink, the tent is back up. (00:22:25 - 00:29:40)

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Continuity mistake: The golden sword of the Pan gets a lot of use in the final fight scenes. A lot of shots show that the sword gets tiny notches on the sides from all of the clanging against things. However, when Peter passes the sword to the large Lost Boy, the sword's edges have been beveled smooth.

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Hook meets Peter for the first time, Smee gags Peter with his glasses and eye patch. As he puts them in Peter's mouth, you can see the pirate behind Peter holding them in place. In the shot where Hook removes the gag, the glasses are suddenly in firmly enough not to be held - the pirate's hand is now on Peter's shoulder. (00:42:15)

Continuity mistake: During the school play, Peter's phone rings and his wife turns her head to him. When the shot changes she's looking straight and turning her head again.

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Continuity mistake: When Peter is carrying his children away from Hook's ship to leave Neverland, Hook starts running after him, threatening to always "leave daggers with notes bearing the name Hook" and then he stops at the top of the ramp. In the closeup he is waving his hooked hand as he shouts after Peter, but in the next shot he is waving his left hand forward, holding his sword outwards. (01:53:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter is onboard Hook's ship fighting with a pirate below deck, he runs behind a very large globe and then pushes a large statue forward, trapping the pirate. Between shots as Peter does this the position of the large globe beside him completely changes (the curved wooden part and the actual globe, which has rotated itself). (01:50:45)

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Continuity mistake: In the flashback when Peter is remembering how he lost his Mother and got to Neverland, there is a scene where Peter is a baby and the stroller that he is in is blown down a hill by the wind. Between the three shots in this scene, the stroller keeps getting closer to the tree that it is sitting beside - even though the wind is blowing in the other direction! (01:32:10)

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Continuity mistake: When the Lost Boys bring the large black pot over to the dinner table and set it down in front of Peter, in the first shot it sits nice and flat on the table, but in the next shot it is sitting wonky, with a plate half-under it. In the next shot it is back to its original position. Additionally the items around the pot differ. (01:09:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Hook is sitting in his chair with the vanity tables at either side of him (with several mirrors on each table), we can see that there are two pots on each vanity table. Each pot has a small grey powder-ball sitting on top of it, which has red ribbons attached to it. During the scene the balls/ribbons differ in position and then at the very end of the scene (when Hook begins laughing at his plan to make Jack and Maggie love him) both of the grey powder balls have vanished. (01:01:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Jack and Maggie are in the large rope net that is hanging from the mast of Hook's ship, they are reaching out of the net trying to grab for their Dad's hands. In one shot Maggie is reaching both of her arms out of the net but in the immediate overhead shot she is only stretching one arm out. (00:45:15)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter walks onboard the deck before Captain Hook comes out, he is wearing an eyepatch, pirate hat and a purple cloak. In the first shot the purple cloak he is wearing is pulled up over his mouth but in the immediate next shot the cloak is now down around his neck. (00:38:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Peter is flung from the slingshot, he begins to fall at an angle. Yet when he falls into the pool, he is going straight down, which would not be possible given his trajectory. (01:05:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Hook is giving Maggie and Jack lessons about why their parents hate them, on Jacks desk there is a large brown book and a piece of paper. There is an inkwell too which between different shots constantly goes from being on the brown book to the paper, then back etc. (01:06:30 - 01:07:05)

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Continuity mistake: During the school play, at the beginning of the movie, Peter's phone rings and Moira stops smiling and turns to face him twice as he answers it. (00:02:06)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the school play Moira turns to Peter and says "Watch your daughter, she's stealing the show" and you can see two fathers stood behind Peter filming the play. The shot then changes to a wider angle of the audience and these two men have suddenly stopped filming and their cameras are nowhere to be seen. (00:01:14)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: When Smee gives Hook his nightcap drink, Hook takes it in his hand and holds it at the top of the goblet so that it is hidden under his hand. But in the very next shot he is holding it by the handle and the whole goblet is now visible with a small black umbrella sticking out the top. Additionally, the position of the small umbrella that sits in the goblet changes a few times. (01:02:40)

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Hook: Prepare to die, Peter Pan!
Peter: To die would be a grand adventure!
Hook: Death is the only adventure you have left!

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Trivia: Three of Dustin Hoffman's children have minor roles in Hook. Maxwell Hoffman plays 5-year-old Peter Pan, Rebecca Hoffman plays Jane in the play, and Jake Hoffman plays one of the players at the Little League game. In addition, Jimmy Buffett plays the shoe-stealing pirate.

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Question: Is the food fight scene completely imaginary, or are the Lost Boys actually able to will food into existence by imagining it? I always thought it was the latter growing up and we as the audience didn't see it until Peter, as the audience's proxy, saw it for himself, but any YouTube videos I watch about this movie all seem to think all the food was just in everyone's collective imaginations.

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Answer: Neverland very much runs on "If you believe, it will happen" which is what Tink means during the meal when she says "If you don't imagine yourself as Peter Pan you won't be Peter Pan." So by the rules of Neverland, as soon as Peter believed it was real it was then real. The dinner was trying to teach him to believe as, in Neverland, if you don't believe it then it won't happen.

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