Edward Scissorhands

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Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton.wikipedia
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Tim Burton

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Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton.
He is known for his dark, gothic, and eccentric horror and fantasy films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Dark Shadows (2012), and Frankenweenie (2012).

Winona Ryder

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The young man is taken in by a suburban family and falls in love with their teenage daughter Kim (Winona Ryder).
She rose to prominence with starring roles in such films as Heathers (1988), Mermaids (1990), Edward Scissorhands (1990), and Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992).

Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp plays an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished creation who has scissor blades instead of hands.
Depp had a supporting role in Oliver Stone's 1986 Vietnam War film Platoon and played the title character in the 1990 romantic dark fantasy Edward Scissorhands.

Caroline Thompson

It was produced by Burton and Denise Di Novi, and written by Caroline Thompson from a story by her and Burton. During pre-production of Beetlejuice, Caroline Thompson was hired to adapt Burton's story into a screenplay, and the film began development at 20th Century Fox, after Warner Bros. declined.
She wrote the screenplays for Tim Burton's films Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Corpse Bride.

Kathy Baker

Additional roles were played by Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin.
Baker also has appeared in over 50 films, including Jacknife (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Cider House Rules (1999), Cold Mountain (2003), Nine Lives (2005), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), Last Chance Harvey (2008), Take Shelter (2011), Saving Mr. Banks (2013) and The Age of Adaline (2015).

Alan Arkin

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Additional roles were played by Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin.
With a film career spanning seven decades, Arkin is known for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), Wait Until Dark (1967), The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), Popi (1969), Catch-22 (1970), The In-Laws (1979), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Rocketeer (1991), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Get Smart (2008), Sunshine Cleaning (2008), and Argo (2012).

Anthony Michael Hall

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Additional roles were played by Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin.
Hall diversified his roles to avoid becoming typecast as his geek persona, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live (1985–1986) and starring in films such as Out of Bounds (1986), Johnny Be Good (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Six Degrees of Separation (1993).

Dianne Wiest

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Additional roles were played by Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin.
Wiest's other film appearances include Footloose (1984), The Lost Boys (1987), Bright Lights, Big City (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Little Man Tate (1991), The Birdcage (1996), Practical Magic (1998), Dan in Real Life (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008), Rabbit Hole (2010), and Sisters (2015).

Danny Elfman

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The film also marks the fourth collaboration between Burton and film score composer Danny Elfman.
Elfman has frequently worked with directors Tim Burton, Sam Raimi and Gus Van Sant, with notable achievements the scores for 16 of Burton's films including Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Alice in Wonderland and Dumbo; Raimi's Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, and Oz the Great and Powerful; and Van Sant's Academy Award-nominated films Good Will Hunting and Milk.

Denise Di Novi

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It was produced by Burton and Denise Di Novi, and written by Caroline Thompson from a story by her and Burton.
These include six from her partnership with Tim Burton, Edward Scissorhands (1990), Batman Returns (1992), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Cabin Boy (1994), Ed Wood (also 1994) and James and the Giant Peach (1996).

Stan Winston

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Edward's scissor hands were created and designed by Stan Winston.
He was best known for his work in the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, the first two Predator films, Inspector Gadget, Iron Man and Edward Scissorhands.

Lutz, Florida

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The majority of filming took place in Lutz, Florida between March 10 and June 10, 1990. Burbank, California was considered as a possible location for the suburban neighborhoods, but Burton believed the city had become too altered since his childhood so the Tampa Bay Area of Florida, including the town of Lutz, inside of the subdivision named Carpenter's Run, and the Southgate Shopping Center of Lakeland was chosen for a three-month shooting schedule.
Part of the movie Edward Scissorhands was filmed on Tinsmith Circle in the neighborhood of Carpenter's Run in north Lutz in Pasco County.

Beetlejuice

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During pre-production of Beetlejuice, Caroline Thompson was hired to adapt Burton's story into a screenplay, and the film began development at 20th Century Fox, after Warner Bros. declined.
He hired Bo Welch, his future collaborator on Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Batman Returns (1992).

Gary Oldman

The leading role of Edward had been connected to several actors prior to Depp's casting: a meeting between Burton and the preferred choice of the studio, Tom Cruise, was not fruitful, and Tom Hanks and Gary Oldman turned down the part.
He was offered, but turned down, the lead role in that year's Edward Scissorhands.

Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation

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The film received numerous nominations at the Academy Awards, British Academy Film Awards, and the Saturn Awards, as well as winning the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation.

Vincent Price

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Additional roles were played by Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin.
His last significant film work was as the inventor in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990).

Nick Carter (musician)

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Nick Carter from The Backstreet Boys plays an uncredited role as the blond boy playing on the Slip 'n Slide as Edward rides in Peg's car through suburbia.
He also made an appearance in the 1990 Johnny Depp film Edward Scissorhands as a child playing on a Slip 'N Slide.

Bo Welch

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The production crew found, in the words of the production designer Bo Welch, "a kind of generic, plain-wrap suburb, which we made even more characterless by painting all the houses in faded pastels, and reducing the window sizes to make it look a little more paranoid."
Welch worked as a production designer on the Tim Burton films Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice and Batman Returns, as well as on the Barry Sonnenfeld films Men in Black and Wild Wild West, among other films.

Scissors

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An elderly woman tells her granddaughter the story of a young man named Edward who has scissor blades for hands.

Robert Oliveri

Robert Oliveri was cast as Kevin, Kim's younger brother.
He is also known for playing Kevin, Winona Ryder's little brother, in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands.

Batman Returns

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He had the opportunity to do any film he wanted, but rather than fast track Warner Bros.' choices for Batman Returns or Beetlejuice Goes Hawaiian, Burton opted to make Edward Scissorhands for Fox.
Burton decided to direct Edward Scissorhands for 20th Century Fox.

Vincent (1982 film)

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Burton commonly watched Price's films as a child, and, after completing Vincent, the two became good friends.
From this relationship, Price would go on to appear in Burton's Edward Scissorhands.

Lakeland, Florida

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Burbank, California was considered as a possible location for the suburban neighborhoods, but Burton believed the city had become too altered since his childhood so the Tampa Bay Area of Florida, including the town of Lutz, inside of the subdivision named Carpenter's Run, and the Southgate Shopping Center of Lakeland was chosen for a three-month shooting schedule.
In 1990, Lakeland made its Hollywood debut when the Southgate Shopping Center was featured in the movie Edward Scissorhands.

Topiary

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Edward repays the neighborhood for their kindness by trimming their hedges into topiaries.