This Day in Halloween: Tim Burton's "Edward Scissorhands" starring Johnny Depp opens across the the U.S. in 1990. / Illustration by Madison Kemp
Edward Scissorhands opens across the the U.S. in 1990. Based on sketches from director Tim Burton’s youth, and originally intended as a musical, the dark romantic fantasy starring Johnny Depp also features Vincent Price’s last film performance. The film is later adapted into a comic, ballet and play.