Title: Edward Scissorhands (Edward Scissohands)
Cast: Johnny Depp; Winona Ryder; Dianne Wiest; Anthony Michael Hall; Kathy Baker; Vincent Price; Alan Arkin.
Directed by: Tim Burton
Written by: Tim Burton
Duration: 101 min.
Release Date USA 1990
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2000
Plot: In a Gothic castle near a hill lives Edward, ingenious creation of a scientist who, dying, left him at the mercy of loneliness and imperfect instead of hands, in fact, the huge and sharp scissors. At Edward let out of the darkness is a lady gentle soul who works as a representative of cosmetic products and that leads him to live with his family and tries to introduce it in society, as Edward discovers talented hairdresser. And this is where they begin the fantastical adventures of Edward, for whom everything is difficult precisely because of its peculiar hands. A modern fairy tale, with a protagonist as fascinating as strange, and with a background of bitterness for the fate that normal people reserve to anyone who is different.
Before he was a pirate or the Mad Hatter, Johnny Depp was just an awkward social outcast looking for love ... who had scissors for hands. His first collaboration with Tim Burton , Edward Scissorhands was Depp's launching pad to Becoming one of the world's biggest actors (the guy Has a lifetime $ 2.9 billion box office tally).
Released Nov. 7, 1990 Edward Scissorhands Told the story of a modern-day Pinocchio, who was left unfinished by His inventor ( Vincent Price in His last on-screen performance) with scissors for hands. After being Discovered by a local Avon lady ( Dianne West ), Edward joins the world and falls in love with Kim, played by Winona Ryder . In real life, Depp and Ryder had a windfall romance, proof of Depp's tattoos That once read "Winona Forever" but now reads "Wino Forever?" The Movie Also starred in post-Brat Pack Anthony Michael Hall , who played against type as a bully.
The movie is based on a drawing Burton had done When He was teen. During pre-production of Beetlejuice , Caroline Thompson Burton commissioned young author to write the Edward Scissorhands script. Coming off the hugely successfully Batman , studio 20th Century Fox Gave Burton complete creative control on the project. Burton and Thompson said they were inspired by other freaks-who-fall-in-love movies: such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera, and King Kong.
When it came to casting the title role, Fox was insistent Burton cast Tom Cruise . "He certainly was not my ideal, but I Talked to him," Burton said of Cruise. "He was interesting, but I think it worked out for the best. A lot of questions came up. "Cruise, who wanted a happier ending, ultimately left the project. Michael Jackson unsuccessfully lobbied for the part and Tom Hanks turned the role down for another project. Robert Downey Jr. Showed interest before Burton stumbled upon the Relatively then-untested Depp, who was best known for His role on the TV show 21 Jump Street.
The movie was another huge hit for Burton. Shot on a $ 20 million budget, the movie grossed $ 86 million worldwide.