Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, Rupert Everett, Judi Dench, Samuel L. Jackson
Fantasy adventure directed by Tim Burton and written by Jane Goldman which follows Jacob Portman (Asa Butterfield) who after discovering clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s (Eva Green) Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and danger lurks in the form of powerful, hidden enemies. Jake must figure out who is real, who can be trusted, and who he really is.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
[to Jacob; in the middle of the ocean]
Emma Bloom: Come with me. There’s a place I go when I want to be alone.
[she dives into the water]
[Emma takes Jacob down into an old sunken ship underwater and sucks out all the water in the ship so they can breathe]
Emma Bloom: Welcome to my secret hideout.
Jacob Portman: How…how did you…
Emma Bloom: Air, it’s my peculiarity. If I show you the rest you have to promise not to run away.
Emma Bloom: [to Jacob] Follow me, there’s something I need to show you, but you have to promise not to run away.
Emma Bloom: Would you help me with something?
Jacob Portman: What did you need help with?
Emma Bloom: To put the baby squirrel back in the tree.
Jacob Portman: What baby squirrel?
[Emma looks at her watch then holds out her hand to catch the falling baby squirrel]
Jacob Portman: That happens every day?
Emma Bloom: like clockwork. Now, would you mind tying that rope around my waist?
[Jacob ties the rope around her waist]
Emma Bloom: right. Promise to hold on tight.
[Emma releases the buckles on her shoes, she floats up into the air and places the squirrel back in the tree, Jacob then pulls her back down to the ground]
Emma Bloom: Come and meet the others.
[Emma takes Jacob to meet Miss Peregrine]
Miss Peregrine: Jake, right on time. Miss Peregrine, delighted to meet you.
[referring to one of the young boys playing in the garden]
Jacob Portman: He’s invisible!
Miss Peregrine: Of course.
Miss Peregrine: [to Jacob] We’re what’s known in common parlance as peculiar. It’s a recessive gene carried down to through families.
Miss Peregrine: We’re what’s known in common parlance as peculiar.
[Fiona comes over to them, Peregrine takes out her watch and holds it up]
Miss Peregrine: Fifty-one seconds late, Fiona.
Fiona Fraunfeld: Sorry, Miss Peregrine. How many carrots do you need for supper?
Miss Peregrine: Just one will do.
[Fiona goes to the vegetable garden to get the carrot]
Miss Peregrine: Perculiars have been persecuted through the ages, hence we live in places like this.
[we see Fiona using her power to make a carrot grow into a massive size]
Miss Peregrine: I’m a type of peculiar called and Ymbryne.
Jacob Portman: Yeah, you turn into a bird.
Miss Peregrine: Well, I do, yes, but that’s not very useful. An Ymbryne’s main skill is the manipulation of time. We choose a safe place to stay each day and create a loop.
Jacob Portman: What do you mean?
Miss Peregrine: A loop is the last twenty-four hours, rest the loop and the day is yours to live in again. Reset it daily, and you can stay there forever, entirely safe from the outside world. Every Ymbryne commits herself to the creation and the upkeep of a place like this, a home for peculiar children.
[Miss Perigrine takes Jacob around the house to introduce him to the children]
Miss Perigrine: We’re what’s known as peculiar.
[they walk towards the twins fighting over a teddy bear]
Miss Perigrine: You’ve met the twins.
[she tales the teddy bear, tears it in half and gives each twin a half]
Miss Perigrine: This is Claire.
[they see Millard and Hugh playing football]
Hugh Apiston: Millar, pass the ball!
Miss Perigrine: Millard you’ve met.
Hugh Apiston: [to Millard] Come on!
Miss Perigrine: And that’s Hugh.
[Hugh releases a swarm of bees from his mouth towards Millard, as he tries to swat the bees Hugh takes the ball from him and goes off]
Millard Nullings: Stop cheating, Hugh!
[as they are all sat at the dinner table]
Miss Peregrine: Claire, why aren’t you eating?
Millard: She’s embarrassed in front of Jake.
Jacob Portman: Don’t be.
[Claire takes the piece of chicken from her plate, puts her behind her where we see a large mouth on the back of her head bite into the chicken]
Miss Peregrine: [to Jacob] Because our abilities don’t fit in the outside world we live in places like this, where no one can find us.
Miss Peregrine: [to Jacob] To keep us safe we create a time loop. A loop preserves the last twenty-four hours, reset the loop and you can stay here forever.
Miss Peregrine: [to Jacob] I knew you were one of us when you were born. It’s time for you to learn what you can do.
Jacob Portman: But I’m just ordinary.
Emma Bloom: No, you’re not. You were born to protect us.
Jacob Portman: From what?
Miss Peregrine: [to Jacob] We call them hollows. For centuries they’ve hunted us for our powers.
Barron: [to Jacob] I show you, we are coming.
Emma Bloom: [to Jacob] You have the chance to do something that changes everything.
Miss Peregrine: Promise me one thing, Jake, that you will look after them all.
Jacob Portman: I promise.
Jacob Portman: My dad said that everything had already been discovered.
Miss Peregrine: Not everything, Jake.
[Jake shoots of an arrow that misses Barron]
Barron: Jake, when are you going to realize you are a terrible shot with that thing?
Emma Bloom: I’ll hold him off as long as I can.
[Emma uses her air power to blow Barron backwards]
Jake: Get the others. I’ll meet you at the loop entrance.
[Jake leaves; Emma continues to blow air at Barron who is now backed up against a wall]
Barron: Eventually you’re going to run out of breath, and it’ll all be over! Death for your believe Jake and Miss Peregrine, everlasting life for me, and a pitch for you!
Miss Avocet: Now, children, your primary job is to stay safe. Leave the Hollow to me, I don’t want to see any heroics. Now did you…
[suddenly Miss Avocet is grabbed and taken through the walls by an invisible force]
Jacob Portman: Get to the attic!
[the children start screaming in terror and running]
Jacob Portman: Get out! Get out!
[they all go up to the attic]
Jacob Portman: It’s almost reset. Fiona, is there anything you can do with that tree?
Jacob Portman: Let’s go, quickly!
[Fiona and the rest of the kids get out of the attic windows, slide down the roof and land on the massive tree branch nearby]
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is set for release in the US and UK September 30th.