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EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990)

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS <span>(1990)</span> artwork

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS (1990)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 100

Ratings Info Contains moderate violence

Director(s) Tim Burton

Cast includes Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Robert Oliveri, Conchata Ferrell, Caroline Aaron, Dock Anthony Williams, O-Lan Jones, Vincent Price, Alan Arkin, Bryan Larkin

Cut versions One or more versions of this work have been cut. Cuts are detailed for each respective version found under "Related works".

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 15/04/2020

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

EDWARD SCISSORHANDS is a US fantasy adventure in which an outsider is taken in by a kind suburban family, but struggles to find acceptance within the community.

Violence

Scenes include a man being kicked and punched. A man with scissors for hands accidentally cuts others, producing brief sight of blood.

There are sequences of mild threat. Scenes also include infrequent mild bad language ('dick', 'bastard') and discriminatory language ('retarded'). Occasional verbal and visual sex references include a woman attempting to seduce a man by straddling his lap. There is an undetailed reference to sexual violence.

Details

Title
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
Also known as
COMMENTARY BY COMPOSER DANNY ELFMAN,EDWARD SCISSORHANDS / TURTLES 2 FOX VIDEO,EDWARD SCISSORHANDS - 3 SPANISH TV SPOTS
Year
1990
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.,Fox Video Ltd,CBS/Fox Video Ltd,20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
14/11/2007
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF062990

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