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Tim Burton's Corpse Bride [Blu-ray] (2006)

Johnny Depp , Helena Bonham Carter , Tim Burton  |  PG |  Blu-ray
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (679 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Actors: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Albert Finney
  • Directors: Tim Burton
  • Writers: John August, Caroline Thompson, Pamela Pettler
  • Producers: Tim Burton, Jeffrey Auerbach, Joe Ranft, Allison Abbate
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Animated, Blu-ray, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: French, Spanish
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: September 26, 2006
  • Run Time: 77 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (679 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000I5XOWI
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,178 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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Set in a 19th century European village, this stop-motion, animated feature follows the story of Victor (voiced by JOHNNY DEPP), a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colorful than his strict Victorian upbringing, Victor learns that there is nothing in this world, or the next, that can keep him away from his one true love.

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158 of 183 people found the following review helpful
Tim Burton's mind must be a very strange place. Remember, it's where if you commit suicide you have to work for social services in the afterlife (Ref: Beetlejuice). I'm a social worker, so I know what that means! Men with hands made of scissors, Jack Nicholson as Batman's foil...this is one sick puppy of a director.

So when you hear Mr. Burton is directing a film based on an Eastern European folktale in which one of the heroines-the heroines, mind you---is a corpse....well, family fare is not what comes to mind.

And, although it's animated, Corpse Bride definitely is not for the younger set, 9 or so and below. These characters look creepy. The title character has a habit of losing her eye and talking to the maggot, Louie, who lives behind it. Skeletons of dogs and people walk and talk about in the "underworld".

However, like Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands, older children will find the animations amusing and fascinating; and parents will be pleased with the messages packaged in the film.

Briefly, "Corpse Bride" is an animated operetta in which Victor (voiced by Johnny Depp), son of fishmongers, is engaged to Victoria, (Emily Watson) the daughter of nobles who are now penniless. Neither know each other but meet accidentally and fall in love. When Victor stumbles over his complicated wedding vows at the rehearsal, he's humiliated by a stranger at the wedding (Richard E. Grant) and walks in the woods to practice. When he says the vows, he places the ring on a "twig" that turns out to be the finger of Emily (Helena Bonham-Carter), the Corpse Bride, who of course jumps up and happily informs him they are married. (She's very pretty, by the way, dead or not).
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40 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie with great authoring January 4, 2007
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Corpse Bride was the first Blu-Ray movie I couldn't wait to see. I had it on DVD and viewed it many times and as I knew the movie inside and out, along with the issues with displaying the SD DVD on my HD TV, I was excited to be able to make a side by side comparison between the 2 releases.

Corpse Bride on Blu-Ray completely blows the other Blu-Ray movies I own out of the water in terms of authoring. The clarity of the image is astounding and the difference between DVD and Blu-Ray is made overly apparent when you can do a comparison of the 2 directly.

In the Blu-Ray release of CB you can see the texture of the puppets' faces, something certainly lacking in the DVD. You can also see in the skeleton dance scene some of the metal bits holding the puppets together. On the DVD you can see it but it is difficult or nearly impossible to tell what the shiny piece is.

As far as the movie, it's a great love story in Tim Burton's typical twisted fashion.

Definitely worth checking out as a movie but also worthy of checking out what Blu-Ray is capable of.
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60 of 74 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Death suits them! October 24, 2005
By milss
Tim Burton creates a stunning masterpiece that keeps all the parameters typical in his productions. Combining the macabre and childish elements with stop motion animation techniques, Burton gives life to a fantastic story, just as he did in 1993 with the superb Nightmare before Christmas.

The store serves the director as an excuse to build yet another visual fantasy, supported by the voices of several of his favorite actors: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Albert Finney and Christopher Lee.

The ironic and funny style of Burton portraying death repeats itself, forming and obscure and complex world. The principal characters are no other but a dead bride, a colorful number of skeletons, some monsters and a shy and repressed young man.

The plot of The Corpse's Bride is based on a traditional Ukrainian tale about a girl murdered on her weeding day and waiting since then for her true love.

In a Victorian England village lives Victor van Dort, a melancholic young man pressed by his wealthy but uneducated family to engage to a broken but aristocrat young woman named Victoria Everglot, whose parents despise the Van Dorts but want to solve their economical problems with this convenience marriage.

During a wedding rehearsal at the Everglot's house, Victor goes out to practice his vows, and accidentally says the words on a dead bride's tomb, who has been expecting since her dead for her true love to say the words that magically will free her to be happily ever after.

From that point, Victor goes on a journey in the land of the dead with his new bride.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars We All End Up The Remains of the Day January 23, 2006
Tim Burton once again makes us laugh at the folly of our own mortality without managing to insult us. It's lovely to imagine that when we die, there will be a pub we can relax in, and all the aches and pains we exprienced will fade. It's nice to know we'll have nothing to fear...

Corpse Bride captures all these things and more! You wouldn't think so, given the title, however it presents a complex love story, and caused me to think deeply about what life is really about. Any story that can do this, in my book, is a masterpiece.

This film also gives us a scrumptious look into the two worlds through stop-motion animation. It is fantastic! The art has come a long way since Nightmare (though I don't think it's fair to compare the two) and moves very beautifully. The ending is bitter-sweet, as is life, and it moved me to tears.

I went opening night (being the Burton groupy that I am) and there were many like me there. We cheered at the ending and gasped at the plot twists. I do have to say, however, this movie would be a little much for children. It gets very close to the edge of what we are comfortable with: The idea of a man falling for a dead woman, the dead rising up and joining us at dinner, seeing people we've lost after many years in the underworld, etc...

All in all, I thought this was brilliant. See it for yourself and you'll understand. If you're a Tim Burton fan and behold his work with great affection like I do, you'll be taken in by the first few frames of animation.

Corpse Bride is spectacular!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Huge Tim Burton fan!
I'm a huge Tim Burton fan and Corpse Bride is one of top favs.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of my Favorites
Can't enjoy Halloween without Corpse Bride so I thought I might as well own the DVD. Great price. A win for me.
Published 1 day ago by Marliz Colon
5.0 out of 5 stars I love this movie
I love this movie, my grandkids wanted me to watch this with them and I now I watch it every chance I get .
Published 1 day ago by Margaret Ornelas
5.0 out of 5 stars ... before christmas but ordered wrong one this was a good choice
was wanting nightmare before christmas but ordered wrong one this was a good choice also
Published 2 days ago by Tina Maeder
5.0 out of 5 stars I love them!
All Tum Burton's movies are a must to have.
I love them!
Published 3 days ago by Alex
5.0 out of 5 stars Sweet, nice curl up on a rainy day movie
Sweet morality play with an obvious, but satisfyingly comforting ending. My kind of movie! Loved it!
Published 3 days ago by D. L. Yuen
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie for Halloween!
I love this animated treasure. It's truly fine art as well as entertainment and an adorable storyline.
Published 3 days ago by Sam
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great movie 5/5
Published 3 days ago by Frankie burns
5.0 out of 5 stars Masterpiece
One of the lesser known masterpieces of Tim Burton. Great for all ages.
Published 3 days ago by Christina H
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Thank you for posting this request - I couldn't agree more. The good news on this particular title seems to be that the HD editions (both HD DVD and Blu-ray titles almost certainly derive from the same HD transfer) offer noticeably improved image clarity and depth.
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