Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride

Blu-ray Disc - 2005
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Set in a 19th century European village, we follow the story of Victor, a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wedded to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride waits bereft in the land of the living.
Publisher: Burbank, CA :, Warner Home Video,, 2005
ISBN: 9781419837937
1419837931
Branch Call Number: COR
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (77 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 18, 2017

Corpse Bride is a movie about a man named Victor who is arranged to marry into a rich family who have a daughter named Victoria. Victor seems to like Victoria and is worried about messing up his vows and so he decides to go practice them. Sadly, the spot he was practicing in was the burial place of a girl who died before getting married. Things go wrong from there, and Victor is now engaged to a dead person. Corpse Bride was funny and some moments were heartwarming. I really enjoyed this film and would recommend it. I enjoyed seeing the characters grow and see how the relationships change throughout the film.  I would rate this movie 4.5/5.
- @Grimvar of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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QnVz
Oct 16, 2017

I had never taken the time to sit down and thoroughly watch this movie until now. What a lovely tale it was. An amazingly complex but simple story of open heartedness overcoming greed and selfishness.

AL_TIEGAN Dec 15, 2016

I think I have to say this is my favorite Tim Burton movie. The colors are fun, the songs are great, and the story is really sweet.

This is soo depressing and "goffik", but paranormically funny. The love story and triangle is interesting, the characters are amazing, it is so damn good, thank you Mr. Burton for the masterpiece!

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MKAL
Aug 19, 2014

the misunderstanding which she hoped would fill the hole in her heart, she isn't alive she is dead that's the hard part and truly she is cold-blooded lost her mind, this is the living and the dead a misunderstanding combined

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Morgoth
Apr 26, 2014

Excellent addition to Tim Burton collections. A MUST.

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Fuzzy_Wuzzy
Jul 26, 2013

There's no good bride like a Corpse Bride?_____ Believe me, I really wanted to like Corpse Bride a whole lot, but I only liked it just a little._____ Almost right off the bat I realized just how bored and, yes, tired I've grown of Tim Burton's dark, dank visions and all of their prevailing morbidity._____ What struck me as really quite odd about Corpse Bride's story was the exaggerated emphasis that was put on all of the "liveliness" that took place down in the Land of the Dead. Yeah. Things down below the earth were definitely about 100 times more "lively" than anything that was taking place in the Land of the Living._____ And if things weren't disappointing enough as it is, there was no denying that Corpse Bride's whole storyline was terribly wonky and disjointed like you wouldn't believe._____ And, what's more, the entire effect of the stop-motion animation was so dazzlingly slick and seamless that it looked identical to CGI, which, in a way, defeated the whole idea of stop-motion._____ Yep. As far as I'm concerned, Corpse Bride was better off dead than alive. And that's that!

hania4987 Jul 13, 2013

another Tim Burton masterpiece creating a unique world of imagery with a stellar cast of voice artists and stop motion craftsmen

Sidewinder88 Apr 13, 2013

Beautiful movie with great characters and lovely music. A moving storyline, with sadness, love, some humor and even a few scary parts. A well done Tim Burton classic.

mamiuno Sep 19, 2012

az a fan of t.b's flimz,i luv it,itz goin 2 b cum a claziq juzt like the nightmare before iz ....................

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Aug 15, 2013

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Mar 28, 2011

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MKAL
Aug 19, 2014

the misunderstanding which she hoped would fill the hole in her heart, she isn't alive she is dead that's the hard part and truly she is cold-blooded lost her mind, this is the living and the dead a misunderstanding combined

Sidewinder88 Apr 13, 2013

Corpse Bride: "Isn't the view beautiful? It takes my breath away. Well, it would if I had any. [giggle]."

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bdls206
Mar 28, 2011

The Corpse Bride: Get out!
Barkis Bittern: Oh I'm leaving.
[evil laugh]
Barkis Bittern: [picking up the wine goblet] But first! A toast, to Emily. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride! Tell me my dear, can a heart still break once it's stopped beating? Hm?

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This is a story about an awkward man named Victor, who goes for the triangle between Victoria and Emily in a spooky, but creative way.

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bdls206
Mar 28, 2011

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

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bdls206
Aug 25, 2011

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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