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Small Costume And Prop Details From Tim Burton Movies That Demand A Rewatch

June 24, 2021 246 votes 33 voters16 items

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Hollywood is chock-full of talented moviemakers, but few are as meticulously crafty as Tim Burton. The man has been making films since the 1970s, and in his 50+ year career, he's churned out some of the greatest movies ever made. With films like Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and Batman under his belt, there's a good chance you've seen at least a few of his flicks over the years. 

Every movie the man makes consists of a great deal of detail that's put into the costume design and the various props scattered about the movie set. This list highlights some of the best costume and prop details of Burton's movies that prove they are better than most fans remember.

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    Delia Wears Her Husband's Sweater As Pants In 'Beetlejuice'

    From Redditor u/palabear:

    In Beetlejuice, Delia is wearing Charles’ sweater as pants while she cooks.

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    Katrina's Dress At The End Of 'Sleepy Hollow' Is A Nod To 'Beetlejuice'

    From Redditor u/the_coltsfoot_leaf:

    At the end of Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow (1999), Christina Ricci’s dress is made to look like the suit that BeetleJuice wears; BeetleJuice (1988) being another Tim Burton film.

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    There's A Nod To 'Batman' In 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory'

    From Redditor u/Tokyono:

    In Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (2005), Charlie’s father works at the Smilex toothpaste factory. Smylex was the name of the poisonous gas created by The Joker in Batman (1989), also directed by Tim Burton.

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    Zero's Nose Is A Jack O' Lantern In 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'

    From Redditor u/mdude4104:

    In The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Zero’s nose is a Jack O’ Lantern!!

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