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The 100 Greatest Movie Characters | Empire | 37. Edward Scissorhands

"I can't." - Edward's heartbreaking response to Kim's request to hold her. Edward Scissorhands

Played By: Johnny Depp
Film: Edward Scissorhands

Why He's On The List: Only Tim Burton could take a character with wild hair, a white face and scissors for hands and place him at the centre of a fairytale and not, as you might presume, a horror. Only Johnny Depp, Burton's most trusted weapon, could play that achingly na�ve, trusting manchild and invest him with an innate decency that, come the heartrending ending, will break you in two.

Finest Hour: The poignant, unbearably romantic scene when Edward creates an ice sculpture for Kim (Winona Ryder), while she dances in the resulting snowflakes.

The 100 Greatest Movie Characters | Empire | 37. Edward Scissorhands
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands

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