Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
Adam and Barbara are a normal couple...who happen to be dead. They have given their precious time to decorate their house and make it their own, but unfortunately a family is moving in, and not quietly. Adam and Barbara try to scare them out, but end up becoming the main attraction to the money making family. They call upon Beetlejuice to help, but Beetlejuice has more in mind than just helping.Written by
There was originally a scene where Lydia was developing photos of Adam and Barbara in Delia's bed sheets and tries to show them to her dad. Seen here. There was supposed to be another encounter with the sandworm when Adam and Barbara were hiding from the Deetzes. Here. There was also an alternate version of the scene where Adam tries to leave the house and it didn't include him on Saturn. Here The ending was different than the final film version. See more »
When Betelgeuse first appears to land in front of the Maitlands, after escaping the graveyard, cables can been seen attached to his hips. See more »
[as Bernard, Grace, and Beryl leaves not convinced of the ghost]
This was not a hallucination. This was real. We all just experienced a super-powerful, paranormal experience, and it was real.
Delia, you are a flake. You have always been a flake. If you insist on frightening people, do it with your sculpture.
[Bernard slams the door as he leaves]
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When the Geffen Company logo appears, it is accompanied by a ghoulish version of the Banana Boat song (sung by the film's composer Danny Elfman). See more »
The version currently available on Warner Home video has been expurgated: when the barber in front of Adam's shop recounts an incident with a customer who had "hair down to his goddamn shoulders" it is altered to "hair down to his damn shoulders" using poor dubbing. Also the instance when Betelgeuse yells out "Nice f---ing model!" and grabs his crotch is cut out. So after he kicks down the tree the next shot shows Adam putting it back up in the model. These cuts have been restored on the R1 20th Anniversary Edition from Warner Bros. See more »
You gotta figure that only Tim Burton could come up with this! An ultra-zany story of rural couple Adam (Alec Baldwin) and Barbara Maitland (Geena Davis), who accidentally get killed and witness a tasteless couple moving into their house, forcing them to hire "bio-exorcist" Beetle Juice (Michael Keaton), is truly something else. With a new joke almost every minute, the movie never gets dull. And how about that soundtrack? "Day-O" in the most morbid comedy ever? Yep, it's all here. Great support from Catherine O'Hara and Jeffrey Jones as the tasteless couple, Winona Ryder as their disaffected daughter Lydia, and Sylvia Sidney as afterlife counselor Juno, make this one of the coolest movies of 1988!
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