Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American fantasy gothic romance film directed by Tim Burton. It was produced by Burton and Denise Di Novi, written by Caroline Thompson from a story by her and Burton, and starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin. It tells the story of an unfinished artificial humanoid who has scissor blades instead of hands that is taken in by a suburban family and falls in love with their teenage daughter.


One evening, an elderly woman tells her granddaughter the bedtime story of a young man named Edward who has scissor blades for hands.