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Edward Scissorhands

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7.7
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Original title
Edward Scissorhands
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Running time
98 min.
Country
United States United States
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Genre
Fantasy. Drama. Romance | Cult movie. Romantic Drama
Synopsis
In Tim Burtons EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, an Avon lady, Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest), discovers the half-finished experiment--a man/monster named Edward (Johnny Depp)--of a mad scientist (Vincent Price) living in the neighborhoods old abandoned castle. The scientist died before replacing the shy mans large shears with real hands. When Peg attempts to bring Edward into her suburban world, to live among her skeptical family (husband Alan Arkin and daughter Winona Ryder) and gossipy neighbors, his hands--dangerous yet capable of creating things of great beauty--make for some awkward, funny, and poignant situations: Edward as a topiary gardener, Edward as a cutting-edge hair stylist.
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Awards
1990: Nominated for Oscar: Best Makeup
1990: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical (Johnny Depp)
1990: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Cinematography
1990: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (Wiest)
1991: BAFTA Awards: Best Production Design. 4 Nominations
1990: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nom. for Best Supporting Actress (Wiest)
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Edward Scissorhands
1990
Tim Burton
7.7
(120,775)
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