Return to Never Land


Return to Never Land

Critics Consensus

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



Total Count: 95


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User Ratings: 19,425
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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) loves the stories and believes that they're real, but his older sister, Jane (voice of Harriet Owen), isn't so certain. Jane soon discovers her mother is indeed telling the truth when she's kidnapped by the evil Captain Hook (voice of Corey Burton) and spirited away to his lair in Neverland. Hook is still trying to capture his nemesis, Peter Pan, after all these years, and is certain he'll come to the rescue of his old friend, Wendy; however, Hook realizes too late that he's carried away Wendy's daughter instead. Peter comes to the aid of young Jane, but as they do battle with Hook, he realizes it will take some work before Jane will fit in with the Lost Boys. Return to Neverland includes original songs from Jonatha Brooke and They Might Be Giants. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


Critic Reviews for Return to Never Land

All Critics (95) | Top Critics (25) | Fresh (43) | Rotten (52)

Audience Reviews for Return to Never Land

  • Dec 02, 2011
    Return to Never Land is not anything like the original Disney masterpiece, but it has its moments and the ending is enough to make any fan of the original film tear up a bit.
    Bradley W Super Reviewer
  • Jul 01, 2011
    One of the many contemporary examples of the fact that making sequels to Walt's classics in the 21st century is not a good idea.
    Jackson W Super Reviewer
  • May 31, 2011
    not worthy of being a disney sequel
    Michael E Super Reviewer
  • Mar 28, 2011
    Didn't need to be made, no point to it.
    Jim C Super Reviewer

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