Movies like Edward Scissorhands

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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
 7.9
 459K
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, dark fantasy, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, modern fairy tale, fairy tale, offbeat, sad ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, goth, social misfits, surrealism, freak, romance, fall in love, love, human nature, impossible love, fish out of water, anti heroes, tragic hero, inventor, suburbs, injustice, snow, alone in the world, love and romance, talented, bully, weirdo, neighbor, misfit, transformation ...
Time: 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, melancholic, touching and romantic films with plots about destiny, love, storytelling, love and romance, loneliness, romance and transformation mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Edward Scissorhands: Corpse Bride (2005), Big Fish (2003), Beastly (2011), Benny & Joon (1993), The Shape of Water (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 253K
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, captivating, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children, date night, preschoolers
Plot: corpse, afterlife, romance, supernatural, marriage, supernatural romance, shyness, goth, wedding, disagreement, fall in love, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: captivating, sentimental, dramatic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: life philosophy, impossible love, love and romance, aging, true love, tragic love, life & death, child as adult, adult as child, existentialism, journey, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, pearl harbor, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 426K
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, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, fantasy world, storytelling, family relations, circus, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: melancholic, surreal, mind bending, psychological, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, introspection, existentialism, love, couple relations, couples, memory loss, love and romance, power of love, disorder, deja vu, borderline personality disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.6
 76K
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: fairy tale, romantic, modern fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, love, love and romance, beast, popularity, teenage love, true love, curse, physical appearance, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 56K
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, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, love, siblings relations, first love, artist, family relations, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, 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, disturbing, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interspecies sex, female full frontal nudity, sign language, laboratory, cold war, escape, healing power, creature, supernatural, interspecies romance, love story, interracial friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, ussr, baltimore, pittsburgh, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, dramatic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, immortality, love, love story, loneliness, immortal, impossible love, miraculous event, supernatural romance, destiny, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1933, year 1929, year 1981, year 1952 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, murder, death, dog, supernatural ability, private detective, partners, supernatural, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 13K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, family relations ...
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, sincere, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, time paradox, supernatural romance, couple relations, time traveler, disappearance, impossible love, love and romance, fall in love, tragic love ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
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, sentimental, contemplative, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: magic, escape from reality, daydreamer, painting, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 14K
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: teen drama, teens
Plot: fallen angel, teenager, lucifer, reform school, love and romance, love, guardian angel, fall in love, teenage life, couples, reincarnation, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 636K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, dark fantasy, stylized, gothic ...
Plot: monster, creature, fairy, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, death, cruelty, good versus evil, young heroes, fantasy world, magical ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 144K
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, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, time travel, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, supernatural romance, unlikely relationship, letter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, surreal, gothic, christmas horror, fairy tale ...
Plot: loneliness, grief, christmas, losing-it hero, fall in love, imaginary character, objects come to life, imaginary, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mental illness, imagination, split personality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 226K
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, philosophical, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, supernatural romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, family relations, afterlife, love at first sight, life & death, millionaire, supernatural, lifestyle change, impossible love ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, starting over, beach, haunted by the past, hopes, single parent, teenage life, death in the family, island, romance, denial, grief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 53K
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: captivating, stylized, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, power of love, true love, angel, supernatural ability, imaginary, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, impossible love, danger ...
Time: 19th century, year 2014
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 33K
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, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, love, college, class differences, rich man poor woman, young love, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, boston, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 26K
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, infidelity, couples, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, united states, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: movie star, romance, daydreamer, film within a film, fall in love, couples, life turned upside down, real world, unlikely couple, fish out of water, disorder, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 142K
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, serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: suicide, romance, young love, death in the family, 9/11, family drama, loss of parent, loss of loved one, tragic event, family relations, relationships, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1991, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, death, professor, dying, writer's life, publisher, human nature, paranoia, literature, self discovery, life turned upside down, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, surrealism, philosophy, love affair, honeymoon, love and romance, collector, escapades, tragic love, marriage proposal, loss of fortune, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 9K
The Future (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.
Style: surreal, sentimental, emotional, meditative, mind bending ...
Plot: infidelity, destiny, pets, follow your dream, life turned upside down, human nature, couples, road not taken, hopes, dishonesty, disorder, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, waitress, diner, bar, introspection, life is a bitch, cross country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, memphis, new york, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 909
Endless (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When madly in love high school graduates Riley and Chris are separated by a tragic car accident, Riley blames herself for her boyfriend's death while Chris is stranded in limbo. Miraculously, the two find a way to connect. In a love story that ...
Style: sad, sincere, touching, tear jerker, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: life after death, love, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ghost, life & death, tragedy, dealing with death, car accident, out of body experience, catastrophe, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 5K
Northfork (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "We are all angels. It is what we do with our wings that separates us." In the next two days, the town of Northfork will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a ...
Style: bleak, touching, disturbing, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, human nature, society, hopes, angel, social relations, adoption, hallucination, priest, boy, sick child, terminal illness ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: montana, usa, california, minnesota, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, hopes, eccentric family, dream, bar, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%