Movies like Edward Scissorhands

If you like "Edward Scissorhands" you are looking for gothic, surreal and fairy tale movies about / with goth, loneliness, surrealism, love, social misfits, freak and christmas themes of Drama, Fantasy and Romance genre shot in USA.
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
 7.9
 484K
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, fairy tale, atmospheric, sentimental, dark fantasy, touching, sad, modern fairy tale, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: goth, loneliness, surrealism, love, social misfits, freak, christmas, romance, love and romance, snow, fall in love, impossible love, teenage girl, human nature, compassion, misfit, eccentricity, castle, self discovery, coming of age, inventor, tragic hero, injustice, teenager, satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, florida, united states

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Most similar movies to Edward Scissorhands

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, sexy and romantic films with plots about love, romance, transformation, destiny, love and romance, love story and storytelling mostly in Romance, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Edward Scissorhands: Big Fish (2003), Corpse Bride (2005), Benny & Joon (1993), Fallen (2016), Pushing Daisies (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 439K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, father son relationship, fish, adventure, fantasy world, witch, journey, parents and children, mermaid, surrealism, magic realism, magic ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, alabama, paris france, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: touching, philosophical, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: true love, life philosophy, aging, tragic love, life & death, love and romance, existentialism, child as adult, impossible love, destiny, puzzle, melancholy ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, english channel, pearl harbor, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 269K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, melancholic, captivating, gothic horror ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: afterlife, corpse, supernatural, marriage, romance, goth, death, wedding, disagreement, fear, loneliness, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: love, memory, surrealism, memory loss, amnesia, introspection, couple relations, existentialism, borderline personality disorder, loneliness, love story, love and romance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.1
 59K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, love, poker, brother sister relationship, romance, fall in love, love and romance, mechanic, misfit, disability, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 15K
Fallen (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucinda Price is sent to a reform academy under the assumption that she has killed a boy. There, she meets two mysterious boys, Cam and Daniel, to whom she feels drawn to both. But as the love triangle unfurls, it is Daniel that Luce cannot keep ...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: fallen angel, teenager, love, love and romance, reform school, lucifer, fall in love, guardian angel, couples, teenage life, gargoyle, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, surreal, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, supernatural, loneliness, supernatural ability, unfulfilled love, death, murder, dog, partners, private detective, unlikely relationship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 266K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, gothic horror, melancholic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, witch, eccentric family, immortality, dark humor, old mansion, supernatural, curse, estate, vampire human love, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: 18th century, year 1972, 70s, 20th century, 1770s ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.5
 78K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, modern fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, teenage love, true love, love story, beast, high school, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: biting, touching, fairy tale, romantic, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sign language, interspecies romance, creature, love story, laboratory, rescue, female protagonist, interspecies sex, cold war, supernatural, mute woman, scientist ...
Time: year 1962, 60s
Place: maryland, baltimore, ussr, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, dramatic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love, immortality, romance, love story, immortal, loneliness, love and romance, miraculous event, supernatural romance, aging, destiny, life & death ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1929, year 1956, year 2014 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 16K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, art house, touching, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, surrealism, philosophy, love affair, love and romance, escapades, magic realism, honeymoon, marriage proposal, collector, tragic love, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 14K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love, orphan, heart disease, waitress, christmas, baboon, love and romance, attempted rape, opposites attract, self discovery, love affair, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love affair, time traveler, love and romance, true love, time, time paradox, impossible love, time loop, disappearance, couple relations, love ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, mind bending, meditative, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dreams, daydreamer, love, magic, romance, escape from reality, dream, surrealism, imagination, painting, friendship, new job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, mexico, france, latin america, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 149K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sincere, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, romance, love and romance, time, fall in love, impossible love, architect, supernatural, letter, love, unlikely relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, near future, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dangerous attraction, dracula, vampire human love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, goth, monster, beast, vampire bite, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 15th century, middle ages ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Melancholy Fantastic (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Suffering from her mother's recent suicide, a delusional young girl falls for an alluring Goth, against the objections of a life-size talking muslin doll. The Melancholy Fantastic is a psychological thriller set during the holidays.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, gothic, fairy tale, serious ...
Plot: christmas, grief, loneliness, losing-it hero, fall in love, imaginary character, objects come to life, magic realism, holiday horror, mental illness, imagination, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.2
 238K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: afterlife, love and romance, dealing with death, supernatural romance, mysterious character, love at first sight, life philosophy, life & death, family relations, supernatural, lifestyle change, love ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.9
 34K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, tragedy, romance, college, young love, love story, tragic love, young lovers, death, ice hockey, terminal illness, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, new york, boston, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 55K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, emotional, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: angel, fall in love, love and romance, true love, power of love, supernatural ability, love, good versus evil, romance, supernatural, heir, magic ...
Time: 19th century, year 2014
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, loneliness, starting over, beach, haunted by the past, hopes, single parent, teenage life, romance, death in the family, island, grief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 72K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, small town, high school sweetheart, love affair, fall in love, teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: new jersey, new orleans, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, loneliness, disorder, new year's eve, mistaken identity, love affair, memory loss, coma ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, movie star, daydreamer, writers, imagination, love story, magic realism, real world, couples, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, fish out of water ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 147K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: suicide, young love, relationships, romance, death in the family, 9/11, teenager, love, love story, dealing with death, teenage love, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, year 1991, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, vineyard, romance, parents and children, interracial romance, love and romance, post war, family relations, family values, estate, wine ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, 50s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 28K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, small town, starting over, family relations, infidelity, family problems, couples, love, love story, happy ending, single father, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 110K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, alternate reality, road not taken, parallel universe, life changing experience, singleness, lifestyle change, family relations, fish out of water, workaholic, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, angel, family, small town life, life changing experience, small town, desperation, second chance, friendship, alternate reality, generosity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932, year 1919 ...
Place: new york, vatican, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%