Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Synopsis
A man is faced with an ethical dilemma when he inadvertently marries a corpse.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
But the real marvel is that beneath the ghoulish in-jokes and horror-geek allusions, there's a core of the same bittersweet truth that...
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100

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A wondrous flight of fancy, a stop-motion-animated treat brimming with imaginative characters, evocative sets, sly humor, inspired songs...
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This stop-action animated feature is downright sweet and tender, as well as all the other things we've come to expect from him -- funny,...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Easily the best stop-motion animated necrophiliac musical romantic comedy of all time. It is also just simply, wonderful: a morbid, merry...
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The story itself is a smooth little gem.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's warped and wonderfully effervescent. Ditto the songs by Danny Elfman, who sings the role of Bonejangles, the frontman for a skeleton...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Features the season's most tragic heroine along with some of the liveliest dead people ever seen on film.
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Burton, who directed the film with animator Mike Johnson, has rarely been in brisker, friskier form.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Deliriously original.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As an achievement in macabre visual wizardry, Tim Burton's Corpse Bride has to be reckoned some sort of marvel.
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Cool Movie!

By panther96
I love this movie! It's just as cool as the other Tim Burton movies!...

omg my BAE

By jatron555
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Goood

By Mr.Le-bow-ski
This movie was great. It was not as good as The Nightmare before Christmas but it was still excellent. I'd give it a B...

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Rated PG | For some scary images and action, and brief mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Magical, with scares most 10-year-olds can handle.
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