Return to Never Land (2002)

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Critic Consensus: With its forgettable songs and lackluster story, this new Pan will surely entertain kids, but will feel more like a retread to adults.


Movie Info

Almost 50 years after Walt Disney brought James M. Barrie's classic children's tale Peter Pan to the screen in one of the best-loved animated features, the studio that bears his name revisits the story of the magical boy who doesn't grow up in this sequel. In London during World War II, Wendy (voice of Kath Soucie) comforts her children with stories about her youthful adventures with Peter Pan (voice of Blayne Weaver) in the fantastic world of Neverland. Young Danny (voice of Andrew McDonough) … More

Rating: G
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Temple Mathews, Carter Crocker
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 20, 2002
Box Office: $48.3M
Runtime:
Walt Disney Pictures - Official Site

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Cast


as Jane/Young Wendy

as Peter Pan

as Captain Hook

as Wendy

as Smee/Pirates

as Edward

as Slightly

as Jukes

as Nana II/Giant Octopu...
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Critic Reviews for Return to Never Land

All Critics (104) | Top Critics (27)

Offers enough playful fun to entertain the preschool set while embracing a wholesome attitude.

Full Review… | November 6, 2002
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Top Critic

Children will enjoy Never Land for its adventure and physical humor. Adults may simply like strolling down memory lane.

March 4, 2002
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

[Blu-ray Review] "Return to Never Land" is (1) a terrific motion picture, and (2) absolutely gorgeous to watch and listen to. The Blu-ray release of "Return to Never Land" is a no-brainer for Disney fans and comes highly recommended.

Full Review… | August 26, 2013
TheFilmFile.com

'Return to Never Land' is a cheerier film than 'Peter Pan,' and parents who object to the original for various reasons will find this one a gentler, friendlier option for young children.

Full Review… | August 25, 2013
Movie Metropolis

Has an unappealing main character drifting through a dramatically inert script.

Full Review… | November 17, 2012
Antagony & Ecstasy

Pleasant but forgettable sequel to Disney classic.

Full Review… | December 28, 2010
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Return to Never Land

not worthy of being a disney sequel

michael e.
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer

½

Didn't need to be made, no point to it.

DreamExtractor
Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

I thought it was ok. I would rather watch Hook than sit through this though. It is better than most of the straight to DVD sequels that disney always puts out though.

superclerk25
Jason Spencer

Super Reviewer

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