Ed Wood R

When it came to making bad movies, Ed Wood was the best.
Ed Wood
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DVD Details

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 7 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: October 19, 2004
  • Originally Released: 1994
  • Label: Touchstone / Disney

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1994 - Best Supporting Actor: Martin Landau

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh92%

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Total Count: 63

Upright88%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 107,139
It certainly succeeds as a funny, touching tribute to tenacity, energy, ambition and friendship. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
Burton succeeds in creating a benign parallel world where the last are the first and the insulted and injured become the recipients of all-star tributes. Full Review
The New York Review of Books
Aug 15, 2018
Rating: A -- Ed Wood [is] a comedy of the ridiculous in which the ridiculous turns unexpectedly sublime. Full Review
Entertainment Weekly
Nov 8, 2018
...An A+ movie about a B-movie geek... - Recommended
Premiere
Apr 1, 1995
Rating: 4/5 -- A good story about the (out) of the star system in Hollywood in 1950's. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
Cinematismo
Apr 12, 2019
Mr. Depp isn't best known as a comic actor, but he gives a witty and captivating performance, bringing wonderful buoyancy to this crazy role.
New York Times
May 20, 2003
...Burton's very good film about a very bad film maker....[Depp] gives a witty and captivating performance, bringing wonderful buoyancy to this crazy role...
New York Times
Sep 23, 1994

Product Description:

A stranger-than-fiction true story of the early career of Edward D. Wood, Jr., the undisputed "worst movie director of all time," Tim Burton's ED WOOD is nevertheless a delightful, zany, and ultimately moving film. Wood was the auteur behind GLEN OR GLENDA' (1953) and PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959), and it is during the making of these two no-budget flicks that Wood is profiled. His friendship with the aging, drug-addicted, former film star Bela Lugosi--who he cast in his movies--is one of the most poignant characters ever portrayed on film. Wood had an infectious enthusiasm which inspired his cohorts, including transsexual wannabe Bunny (Bill Murray), the psychic Criswell (Jeffrey Jones), and behemoth wrestler Tor Johnson (George "The Animal" Steele). To a large extent, ED WOOD celebrates bad filmmaking raised to the level of a fine art form. With his fetishistic style of dressing in for pumps, narrow skirts and angora sweaters, Ed Wood was as much of an outsider as his actors. Perhaps the final irony is that ED WOOD may be one of the best films of all time about one of the worst filmmakers of all time.

Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:

Ed Wood
From Tim Burton, acclaimed director of BIG FISH, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, and BATMAN, and the producer of THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, comes the hilarious, true-life story of the wackiest filmmaker in Hollywood history, Ed Wood! Johnny Depp (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, CHOCOLAT, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS) stars as the high-spirited movieman who refuses to let unfinished scenes, terrible reviews, and 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! The all-star cast features Bill Murray (LOST IN TRANSLATION, THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS), Sarah Jessica Parker (TV's SEX AND THE CITY), Patricia Arquette (STIGMATA, LITTLE NICKY), and an Academy Award(R)-winning performance by Martin Landau (Best Supporting Actor, 1994) as Bela Lugosi. Hailed by critics everywhere, this laugh-packed comedy hit is sure to entertain everyone!

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 3,493
  • UPC: 786936212501
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