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PG| 1 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
Victor (Johnny Depp) and Victoria's (Emily Watson) families have arranged their marriage. Though they like each other, Victor is nervous about the ceremony. While he's in a forest practicing his lines for the wedding, a tree branch becomes a hand that drags him to the land of the dead. It belongs to Emily, who was murdered after eloping with her love and wants to marry Victor. Victor must get back aboveground before Victoria marries the villainous Barkis Bittern (Richard E. Grant).

Cast: Johnny Depp , Helena Bonham Carter , Emily Watson , Tracey Ullman , Paul Whitehouse , Joanna Lumley , Albert Finney , Richard E. Grant

Directors: Tim Burton , Mike Johnson

Genres: Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)

Release Date: September 16th, 2005|1 hr. 16 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's warped and wonderfully effervescent. Ditto the songs by Danny Elfman, who sings the role of Bonejangles, the frontman for a skeleton jazz band at a swinging underworld club. Best of all is the love story. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Deliriously original. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Features the season's most tragic heroine along with some of the liveliest dead people ever seen on film. show more

  • April 23, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Brilliant film. Artistically superb.

  • September 13, 2009 yelowjacketchik2
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    I've watched this, as well as all of Tim Burton's other movies, and I have to say that this is one of my all time favorites. From the first time I watched it I fell in love with it. The story line is amazing as well as the development. I recommend this to anyone who loves Tim and his work.

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