Return to Never Land Reviews

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November 6, 2002
Offers enough playful fun to entertain the preschool set while embracing a wholesome attitude.
March 25, 2002
A film lacking the wit, enchantment, and spark of the original -- despite being a shameless copy of it.
March 4, 2002
Children will enjoy Never Land for its adventure and physical humor. Adults may simply like strolling down memory lane.
February 19, 2002
If you've got a house full of tots -- don't worry, this will be on video long before they grow up and you can wait till then.
February 19, 2002
A brisk, reverent, and subtly different sequel.
February 17, 2002
Plays more like a 'greatest hits' revisited than a true sequel.
February 16, 2002
This is pleasant, safe entertainment that ought to appeal to kids younger than 10, especially to girls, with its female-empowerment fantasy.
February 16, 2002
Though the characters may connect as nostalgia for boomer parents, their kiddies will wonder what all the fuss was about.
February 16, 2002
The boy who wouldn't grow up comes off like a shrill, obnoxious little drip.
February 15, 2002
Evokes enough of the first movie to trigger a good time for veteran Pan fans and new audiences.
February 15, 2002
ou've got to love a Disney pic with as little cleavage as this one has, and a heroine as feisty and principled as Jane.
February 15, 2002
This follow-up seems so similar to the 1953 Disney classic that it makes one long for a geriatric Peter.
February 15, 2002
When it comes right down to it, kids don't really care. They just want to see a good story full of compelling characters, and Return To Never Land is that.
February 15, 2002
Return to Never Land is much more P.C. than the original version (no more racist portraits of Indians, for instance), but the excitement is missing.
February 15, 2002
If you know kids who are insisting on a return trip to Never Land ... you'd do the kids a bigger favor by renting either the Mary Martin or Cathy Rigby version of the original stage show.
February 15, 2002
Boomers and their kids will have a Barrie good time.
February 15, 2002
As handsome and playful as the movie often is, it's another example of the let's-further -exploit-a-hit genre.
February 15, 2002
Preceded by a 1957 Pluto short, Never Land is a warmly nostalgic throwback.
February 15, 2002
An eminently airworthy sequel to one of the studio's most renowned creations, 1953's Peter Pan.
February 15, 2002
A bland animated sequel that hardly seems worth the effort.
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