The tale of Edward, an artificial man with scissor-like blades instead of hands, created by a reclusive, eccentric inventor.
Discovering him and touched by Edward’s loneliness, Peg brings him home to her family where he falls in love with her daughter Kim (Winona Ryder).
The film begins and ends with an elderly Kim telling her granddaughter the story of her relationship with Edward Scissorhands.
Ve Neill was the makeup department head; Stan Winston was credited for special makeup and scissorhands effects; Matthew Mungle (W.M. Creations inc), Rick Stratton, & Brad Wilder were the makeup artists.