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Forget Paramount’s 1924 silent adaptation, the Disney animation is considered the definitive Pan adap. Yes, Peter himself was a bit annoying, but there’s so much iconic imagery here, and it’s pretty faithful to Barrie. Hook
Spielberg’s starry film examines what happens after Peter leaves Neverland. Growing up to become a grouchy lawyer, Peter later returns to the magical kingdom to save his kidnapped kids. Peter Pan
Adapted with reverence for the source material, this has some handsome flourishes but never quite soars. Still, Jason Isaacs makes for a fine Captain Hook/ Mr Darling. Finding Neverland
Johnny Depp makes a decent fist of a Scottish accent to play Barrie in a biopic that zeroes in on the writing of the original play. This one’ll hit you right in the tear ducts. Peter Pan Live!
This didn’t so much get a critical drubbing as a collective “WUT!” Performed live on NBC, the accents, interminable songs and trippy- looking crocodile all garnered abuse on Twitter.