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Set in a 19th century European village, the story of Victor, a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colorful than his strict Victorian upbringing, Victor learns that there is nothing in this world, or the next, that can keep him away from his one true love.
PROFANITY: None. SEX/NUDITY: None. VIOLENCE: Hits with a stick; a big swordfight. DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Alcohol and pipe smoking. ACTION: Foot chases; swordfights. COMEDY: Silly wordplay, slapstick, dark humor.
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Berardinelli, Internet CriticFull Review Good As animated films go, this is easily the best of a weak year, and now that Burton has achieved a degree of mainstream success with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, maybe audiences will flock to see this during the pre-trick or treat season.
USA TodayFull Review Very Good Corpse Bride is an unexpectedly touching celebration of love told in a quirky and inventive style.
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We collected 140 moviegoer opinions. GREAT OPINIONS! Especially considering this is a very strange, Tim Burton, animated movie. It's obvious that "Corpse Bride" has a much wider appeal than I would have expected. I fully expected the kids and teens to rate it very high, but when you get such high opinions from the adults, it's truly an exceptional movie. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND "CORPSE BRIDE" TO EVERYONE! DON'T MISS IT!