Edward Scissorhands

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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Continuity mistake: Before Edward is looking at the family pictures you can see some scars on his face are open, when the camera focuses back on him the scars are closed.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the crazy woman who said that Edward comes from hell leaves the backyard, you can see the reflection of a crewmember on the left side of the window.

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Trivia: In the scene where Edward is being driven into town, the car passes a house with children playing on a slip 'n' slide on the front lawn. The boy that is seen running and sliding was future Backstreet Boy, Nick Carter.

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Trivia: In the scene where Peg Boggs comes into the mansion for the first time, she backs up to the staircase and she looks around for a few moments. If you look carefully at the wall at the top of the stairs in the right-top corner, you'll see an odd spikey shaped shadow. Listen carefully and you'll hear snipping of scissors and the shadow will move. It is Edward looking down to see who the stranger to his house is.

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Trivia: Johnny Depp seems to get his look for Edward Scissorhands from the classic Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari. Watch the original version of Dr. Caligari and notice how much the look and mannerisms of the somnambulist Cesare resemble Edward. The hair, the eyes, Even the makeup is similar.

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Officer Allen: We're looking for the man with the hands.

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Jim: I'd give my left nut to see that again.

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Kim: Hold me.
Edward: I can't.

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Question: How come Kim didn't own up about the burglary? if she really cared for him she would have told them the truth.

Chosen answer: Probably because she was afraid of getting herself and all her friends in trouble with her. Her boyfriend is unpredictable and violent, she could easily be afraid of him.

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?

Chosen 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.

Question: In the scene where Edward kills Kim's boyfriend, we see Kim run to the window after him, there is blood on her arm. Where did it come from?

Chosen answer: Probably from her brother's cuts.

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