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EDWARD SCISSORHANDS

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 100m 29s

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 This work was passed uncut.

  • Parental guidance iconPG

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
Year
1991
Distributor(s)
CBS/Fox Video Ltd
Classified date(s)
19/12/1991
Main language
English
Submitted run time
100m 38s
BBFC reference
AVF062990
Remarks
UKCV as cut

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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