Corpse Bride

Blue-tinted, eye-ball-popping, maggot-infested beauty Emily (Bonham Carter) has become known as the Corpse Bride after waiting for her fiancĂ© where the couple planned to rendezvous before getting hitched. When her groom arrives, he kills her, and she rests in the ground to wait for her soul mate, whether he knows he is the Corpse Bride’s groom or not. It’s a cold dark night, the moon is full, the stars are bright and the forest is a little bit creepy

. Wandering through the black mangled trees, Victor (Depp) just can’t memorize his wedding vows. Victor’s hesitance towards marriage causes him to jumble the words. Two prominent families have arranged their children to be married in order to overcome financial difficulties. As the objects of betrothal, Victor and Victoria (Watson) met for the first time the night before their wedding. It only makes sense that Victor, a groom with cold feet, would have trouble remembering tedious wedding vows. Thus Victor ends up in the dark forest ringing his hands and muttering his vows, the vows that the Corpse Bride hears, bringing her out of the grave. Victor suddenly finds himself married to another woman, a voluptuous bombshell bride who also happens to be dead. Whisked away to the Land of the Dead, Victor finds out that living amongst corpses is not as easy as it seems. Heads easily loose their owners and eyes never seem to stay in their sockets, an adjustment that Victor seems reluctant to accept. Once taken into the Land of the Dead, it is nearly impossible to return, causing Victor to choose between risking Victoria’s life or giving up his own.

Corpse Bride

Title: Corpse Bride

Release Date: 2005

Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance


  • Burton, Tim
  • Johnson, Mike


  • Depp, Johnny as Victor Van Dort
  • Bonham Carter, Helena as Corpse Bride
  • Watson, Emily as Victoria Everglot
  • Ullman, Tracey as Nell Van Dort/Hildegarde
  • Whitehouse, Paul as William Van Dort/Mayhew/Paul The Head Waiter
  • Lumley, Joanna as Maudeline Everglot
  • Finney, Albert as Finnis Everglot
  • Grant, Richard E. as Barkis Bittern
  • Lee, Christopher as Pastor Galswells
  • Gough, Michael as Elder Gutknecht
  • Horrocks, Jane as Black Widow Spider/Mrs. Plum
  • Reitel, Enn as Maggot/Town Crier
  • Roy, Deep as General Bonesapart
  • Elfman, Danny as Bonejangles
  • Ballantyne, Stephen as Emil

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