Top 21 Hook Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Hook facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Hook film message.

Captain hook has a record player in his quarters that has an arm rest so he can play the record with his hook

When they are bringing out the food for the lost boys, Peter thinks there's food in the pots, so he uses his imagination and see's steam. Once he realizes there's nothing inside, his belief fails and the steam disappears.
When they are bringing out the food for the lost boys, Peter thinks there's food in the pots, so he uses his imagination and see's steam. Once he realizes there's nothing inside, his belief fails and the steam disappears.

Hook Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. While Peter and Hook are arguing whether he is the real Peter Pan, Smee interrupts and shows him an affidavit by T. Bell swearing he is real, and supporting documentation to that effect. Either she kidnapped the kids or helped Hook do so.

Hook Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Actress Glenn Close has a cameo as the pirate who gets thrown in the "Boo Box" by Captain Hook.
    Actress Glenn Close has a cameo as the pirate who gets thrown in the "Boo Box" by Captain Hook.
  • 1 - The gutless pirate is played by Glenn Close.
    The gutless pirate is played by Glenn Close.
  • The moment Peter Banning (Robin Williams) begins to realize he might really be Peter Pan, you can hear a rooster crow in the distance. (Crowing is a signature call of the Lost Boys. You can hear it in this clip, right after the sliced coconut stops spinning.)

  • 1 - When Peter finds his happy thought and turns back into Peter Pan he gets his pointy ears back.
    When Peter finds his happy thought and turns back into Peter Pan he gets his pointy ears back.
  • 1 - The clock face Peter sees when we awakens in Neverland is the same as the one on Big Ben
    The clock face Peter sees when we awakens in Neverland is the same as the one on Big Ben
  • 1 - Aside from Glenn Close's easter egg, Phil Collins has one too. "Inspector Good" (I just noticed this today)
    Aside from Glenn Close's easter egg, Phil Collins has one too. "Inspector Good" (I just noticed this today)
  • Jimmy Buffett makes a cameo as one of the pirates that tries to steal Peter's shoes.

Hook Hidden Details

1 - Maggie Smith - being only 56 years old at the time of filming - was aged by makeup to play 92-year-old Granny Wendy.
Maggie Smith - being only 56 years old at the time of filming - was aged by makeup to play 92-year-old Granny Wendy.
1 - As Smee prepared plate of food for Captain Hook to eat, he took a bite of each item to make sure it was not poisoned.
As Smee prepared plate of food for Captain Hook to eat, he took a bite of each item to make sure it was not poisoned.
1 - When the family travels to England, the voice of the captain comes on, "Good afternoon, this is your captain speaking'' the voice is of Dustin Hoffman, who plays the main antagonist Captain Hook in the film.
When the family travels to England, the voice of the captain comes on, "Good afternoon, this is your captain speaking'' the voice is of Dustin Hoffman, who plays the main antagonist Captain Hook in the film.

When the Bannings fly to England, the pilot's voice is Dustin Hoffman. "Good evening ladies and gentlemen, your Captain's in."

When Tinkerbell walks on Peter's chest, she leaves footprints

1 - Peter Pan is ambidextrous, just like his creator, J M Barrie.
Peter Pan is ambidextrous, just like his creator, J M Barrie.
1 - In the scene where Peter first flies again he has the thimble (kiss) from earlier in the scene on his finger
In the scene where Peter first flies again he has the thimble (kiss) from earlier in the scene on his finger

As Tinkerbell flies over Westminster Bridge with Peter in tow, some fairy dust lands on a kissing couple, who rise into the air (presumably because of their happy thoughts).

" Smee greets his fellow pirates with "Goooood Morning Neverland!" in the same iconic intonation as his co-star Robin Williams did in his earlier movie "Good Morning Vietnam!"

There is a Beaver in the middle of the table during dinner

Hook poster
Hook poster

Hook Plot

When Captain James Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Hook. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Steven Spielberg
Stars Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins
IMDB score 6.8