After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso, and monkey, Mr. Nilsson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood children to be haunted. Soon, two children, Tommy and Annika, venture into the house only to meet up with Pippi. The three soon become friends and get into various adventures together, including cleaning the floor with scrubbing shoes, dodging the "splunks", going down a river in barrels, and helping Pippi with the problem of having to go to a children's home. Older children will probably get the most out of this movie.
Come see Pippi as you've never seen her before!
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29 July 1988 (USA)
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Also Known As:
As Novas Aventuras da Pipi das Meias Altas
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Gross USA: $3,569,939
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Pippi's pet horse was unnamed in the original books (where it was simply called "Horse"). Although some adaptations give the horse a name, its official name in Sweden is Lilla Gubben (Swedish for "Little Old Man"), a name given to the animal in the Pippi Longstocking
(1969) TV series. For this film, the horse is named Alfonso. See more
When Pippi is jumping off the roof on the boat, she says "Papa, save me!" and her lips don't move. See more
Im Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Longstocking, daughter of Captain Efraim Longstocking-Pippi for short-at your service/
Pippi? Hehe. Good morning.
The ending credits begins with a recap of footage from the film (including "B-roll" footage not in it) as a reprise of the film's theme song, "Pippi Longstocking (Is Coming Into Your Town)," begins to play, and then dissolves into a still shot of Pippi in the dress and bonnet that she wore for the "riding into town" sequence of the film. As the credits begin to roll, it becomes a trace-over illustration portrait, which is seen for the remainder of the credits. See more
Merry Christmas Tree
Written by Misha Segal
and Pat Caddick
Performed by Gail Lopata Lennon See more