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Synopsis:
Experience Tim Burton's acclaimed, true-life story of the wackiest filmmaker in Hollywood history,'Ed Wood'. Celebrated actor Johnny Depp stars as the high-spirited director who never let terrible reviews or hostile studio executives derail his big-screen dreams. With an oddball collection of showbiz misfits, Ed takes the art of bad moviemaking to an all-time low!
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Tim Burton, Denise di Novi
Voiced By:
Maurice LaMarche
Writers:
Rudolph Grey, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Others:
Rick Baker, Ve Neill, Yolanda Toussieng
Studio:
Walt Disney
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
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Awards:

1995 Oscar Best Supporting Actor

1995 Oscar Best Makeup and Hairstyling

BBFC:
Release Date:
14/10/2002
Run Time:
121 minutes
Languages:
English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles:
Danish, English, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Director's audio commentary
  • Music video
  • Let's shoot this
  • The theremin
  • Making Bela
  • When Carol met Larry
  • Pie plates over Hollywod
  • Theatrical trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
01/02/2016
Run Time:
126 minutes
Languages:
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1, Latin American Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing, French, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Let's Shoot This
  • The Theremin
  • Making Bela
  • Pie Plates over Hollywod
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Music Video Composed by Howard Shore

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Reviews (2) of Ed Wood

Film Buff Heaven. - Ed Wood review by Steve

Spoiler Alert
27/11/2012

This is an unlikely buddy movie about the relationship between Edward D. Wood (Johnny Depp), the legendary director of bad films responsible for Plan 9 From Outer Space, and a heroin ruined Bela Lugosi (Martin Landau) going through the final indignities of a career that peaked many years earlier.

It's an inspired idea, which is skilfully realised through an impressively imaginative script. The two leads are one of the screen's most endearing odd-couples; a pair of deadbeats who we are encouraged to reappraise for their love of cinema, and for their endurance.

The stars are sensational. And the support cast playing an entended coterie of exotic outsiders and weirdoes is outstanding. Bill Murray's charlatan clairvoyant is a standout. The recreation of the period is gorgeous, the black and white photography is lustrous. There is a lot of love here.

This is a phenomenally optimistic feelgood film which manages to largely avoid sentimentality while delivering a fascinating, vicarious experience of life on the peripheries of Hollywood in '50s poverty row pictures. Maybe a love of B films will enhance the experience.

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Funny and poignant - Ed Wood review by LC

Spoiler Alert
08/08/2022

"Ed Wood" is probably the last great film role for Johnny Depp, and definitely the best movie ever made by Tim Burton. It celebrates the B-movie director, whose vision certainly outweighed his talents, but does so in a touching way, showing his belief in his work. The supporting cast of oddballs are great, especially Landaus turn as Bela Lugosi. The film looks great in a black and white homage to the period. Well worth a watch.

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

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