About

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

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3,193
Directed by

Tim Burton

Written by

Caroline Thompson (Screenplay)
Tim Burton (Story)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

His scars run deep.

Cast

Keywords

snow small town isolation fairy tale symbolism love at first sight gothic tragic love hairdresser sadness told in flashback inventor underdog unsociability burglar flashback alone scissors artificial signs & wonders love story goth frankenstein beauty and the beast

Photos

Lists

#648 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#66 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#187 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Makeup Stan Winston