R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An ambitious but troubled movie director tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support.
Early in the film, Bela Lugosi (Martin Landau) tells Ed (Johnny Depp) "If you want to make out with a young lady, take her to see Dracula (1931)". Later in the film, during Ed's first date with Kathy (Patricia Arquette, they ride the haunted house attraction at a fair, during which Dracula shows up both... ...
Edward D. Wood, Jr.:
This is the one. 'This' is the one I'll be remembered for.
During both scenes where Ed Wood is resting on the bench at the sanitarium, the same car drives down the street as seen through the window in the back.
In the opening credits, Johnny Depp's name appears in capital letters, followed by the title - both of them alternating in black and white, as though being illuminated by lightning - and the rest of the main cast are credited on tombstones. Supporting cast and crew names appear in white against dark, rainy sets featuring meant-to-look-low-budget effects such as a giant tentacle and flying saucers in outer space.
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