Edward Scissorhands

Continuity mistake: Jim fires at the ceiling and rubble falls on Ed's head. A shot later he is standing tall unharmed and clean and the roof falls on him again.

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Suggested correction: Incorrect. The roof doesn't collapse all at once - a small piece first falls and hits Edward on the head in the first shot, then the rest of the roof falls down a few seconds later in the second shot. You can even see the small piece that hit Edward in the second shot if you look at the ground. He also isn't "standing tall unharmed and clean" in the second shot. Look it up on YouTube (search for "Edward Scissorhands (1990) - Jim Attacks Edward (4/5) " on the Movieclips channel), and pay attention around 0:54.

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Plot hole: At the end of the film, we see Edward carving ice sculptures in his mansion. How did he get the ice up there? First of all, it takes place in a warm climate and I didn't see a freezer up there in the castle. He couldn't have gotten ice from town because firstly he had scissors for hands and couldn't have gripped the ice. And, even if by some miracle he could, he wouldn't be able to buy any from town because everyone in town but Kim was convinced that Edward was dead, she told everyone that they killed each other. And Kim didn't bring it to him because she told her granddaughter in the end that she never saw him again after that night. So where did he get that ice?

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Trivia: This role of Inventor played by Vincent Price would be his very last in a motion picture. Shortly after narrating and starring in a couple of television shows and a voice-over for an animated film, he passed away in 1993.

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Question: I have seen the movie several times, but I cannot figure this out. Why does Jim want to steal items from his own house in order to get money for a car? If the plan had been successful, his father would probably find it strange that he had money for a car after their house was robbed. Especially because Jim's father is aware that Jim wants a car, since Jim complained about his father being too "cheap" to buy him one. Would it not make more sense to rob another person's house?

Answer: If the robbery had been successful, Jim would have been able to accuse Edward of robbing the house with his friends backing him up. Jim probably would have kept the car at a friend's house to avoid suspicion. Since the house belongs to Jim's father, nobody would question him going inside. If Jim and his friends tried to rob someone else's house, there would be the chance that somebody would be home or that a burglar alarm could go off and alert the neighbors and the police.

Answer: Jim also quotes "we could a lot of money off this thing" stating he could steal the car, sell it and get enough money to buy his own car without suspicion.

The question covers this. Jim's father probably *would* be suspicious. Jim was complaining about wanting a car, so it would be strange if there was a robbery, and then he got a car. His father would probably wonder how he paid for it.

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