Hook

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.

Add time

Trivia: The name 'Wendy' was popularised for girls by the play of Peter Pan - JM Barrie adapted it from the way a neighbour's daughter mispronounced "friend." However, prior to PP, Wendy was a unisex nickname for both Gwendolyn and Wendell, also a name in its own right to a limited degree. More info here: http://www.wendy.com/wendyweb/history.html.

Add time

gandolfs dad

Trivia: George Lucas and Carrie Fisher have cameos as a kissing couple in Neverland.

Add time

Trivia: When the children have gone missing and the local police are reporting the matter at the family home, the plain clothes policeman doing most of the talking is Phil Collins.

Add time

Trivia: David Crosby appears as one of the more vocal forefront pirates in the first scene, of when Hook is on the ship. Also in that scene, the one pirate Hook seeks out to put in the "Boo Box" for punishment is actually Glenn Close.

Add time

Trivia: When Tootles floats out of the window at the end, he says "Seize the day." This has special significance for Robin Williams, as he starred in a film called "Seize the Day" (1986), and it was a catchphrase in another Williams film, 1989's "Dead Poets Society."

Add time

Trivia: When the Bannings fly to England, the voice of the pilot who says "This is your captain speaking" is that of Dustin Hoffman.

Add time

Chat about this in the forum

Share

Follow

Join the mailing list

Add something

Share

Follow

Most popular pages

Best movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation mistakesNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation mistake pictureFull House mistakesMystic River endingLove Actually questionsThe Sound of Music triviaStar Wars: The Last Jedi quotesShrek plotSamuel L. Jackson movies & TV showsThe 20 biggest Friends mistake picturesPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl mistake video

Quotes

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

More...

Mistakes

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.

More...

Follow