Adam and Barbara are a normal couple, who happen to be dead. They have given their precious time to decorate the house and make it their own, but unfortunately a family are moving in, and not quietly. Adam and Barbara try to scare them out, but ends up becoming the main attraction to the money making family. They call upon Beetlejuice to help, but Beetlejuice has more in more in mind than the just helping. —IMDb
Timothy Walter “Tim” Burton (born August 25, 1958) is a Golden Globe Award-winning American film director, producer, writer and artist. He is famed for his dark and quirky films, such as Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas, which he co-wrote and produced. He is also famous for directing blockbusters including Batman and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Since directing his first feature film Pee-wee’s Big Adventure in 1985, he has gone on to direct and produce numerous films, many of which have received Academy Award nominations and wins. He frequently works with close friend Johnny Depp, musician Danny Elfman and partner Helena Bonham Carter. His upcoming projects include the animated film 9 and Alice in Wonderland, the Disney retelling of Lewis Carroll’s book.
Burton was born in Burbank, California, the first of two sons to Bill Burton and Jean Erickson. His year of birth is sometimes mistakenly given as 1960. Burton described his childhood self as quirky… read more
Un Burton prima maniera assolutamente delizioso.Una commedia fantasy in cui il regista inizia a proporre le sue tematiche, come la critica alla borghesia e lo squallore e l'incomunicabilità nei rapporti umani; a questo contrappone un dinamico mondo"morto" che sà di liberazione.La scena della possessione con "Banana Song" è divina.Frizzante,fluido e divertente:Burton comincia a mostrare il suo talento al mondo.4*
Much more entertaining now seeing it as an adult. The performances (namely Catherine O'Hara) were funnier than I remembered, also. Beetlejuice is reasonable flawed but it beats the hell out of anything Tim Burton has done lately. And if nothing else Johnny Depp isn't in it and that's good enough for me.
This is one of those films that I certainly missed in the theater, but then missed it on VHS as well and by then wasn’t all that interested in seeing it. I was chastised, however, by my contemporaries… read review