Ed Wood (1994)

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Ambitious but troubled movie director, Edward D. Wood Jr, tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support.


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  • Johnny Depp and Sarah Jessica Parker in Ed Wood (1994)
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  • Johnny Depp and Martin Landau in Ed Wood (1994)
  • Johnny Depp in Ed Wood (1994)
  • Johnny Depp and Martin Landau in Ed Wood (1994)

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Trivia

Wood's line, "They're driving me CRAZY! These Baptists are stupid. Stupid. STUPID!" is modeled on a line from Wood's film Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959), in which Eros says "Your stupid minds! Stupid! Stupid!"


Quotes

Bela Lugosi: They were mythic. They had a poetry to them.
Edward D. Wood, Jr.: Yes.
Bela Lugosi: And you know what else? The women... the women preferred the traditional monsters.
Edward D. Wood, Jr.: The women? Huh?
Bela Lugosi: The pure horror, it both repels, and attracts them, because in their collective unconsiousness, they...


Goofs

As a sight gag, during the premiere of Plan 9 from Outer Space, Tor Johnson is shown sitting with his wife and two very chubby children. In reality, by the time "Plan 9" was made, Tor's son, Karl, was an adult working as a police officer. Karl had supplied the uniforms and police car for the production of "Plan 9 From Outer Space".


Crazy Credits

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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Genres

Biography | Comedy | Drama

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