Hook Synopsis
Lawyer (Robin Williams) turns into Peter Pan to save kids from Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman).
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Hook never reaches Nirvana. It doesn't grab the audience, fling it into another world and make people forget where they parked their cars....
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Spielberg hooks us again with state-of-the-art craft, the director taps into powerful myths, both primal and pop, and makes them seem new....
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Hook is jam-packed with ''entertainment value,'' enough to give you your money's worth, and to guarantee (in all probability) that Spielberg...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Like the massive shipboard set that is its centerpiece, the film is huge and impressive - though, again like the captain's imposing vessel,...
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50

Miami Herald

By Bill Cosford
Hook is shot through with Big Theme, and it's splashy- looking and big of heart, as you'd figure a Steven Spielberg take on Peter Pan would...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Poignancy. Lessons to be learned. Speeches to be made. Lost marbles to be rediscovered. Tears to be shed. The conclusion of Hook would be...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Peter Pan is the boy who wouldn't grow up, and Hook is the movie that grows unbearable once a grown-up Peter arrives in Neverland with a...
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Hook has you marveling at the nuts-and-bolts work of producers and assistant directors, but never at the intrinsic imaginativeness of the...
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40

Empire

By William Thomas
How did such a dream project on paper turn out so wrong. It should remain one of the great mysteries of cinema. The less said about this...
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38

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Hook touches neither fantasy nor soulfulness nor yearning. Mostly, it's benign spectacle in which the actors keep yielding the camera to...
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By redyeah
Classic fantasy never gets old!...

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By VeraJo
This is a GREAT movie! Any Oz Fan will love it!...

AWESOME!!!

By switchblade333
Hook is the best movie ever. Bar none. 'Nough said....

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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ A clumsy mishmash of a comedy.
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