AFI Catalog of Feature Films
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Beetlejuice
Director: Tim Burton (Dir)
Release Date:   1988
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 30 Mar 1988
Duration (in mins):   92
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Cast:   Alec Baldwin (Adam)  
    Geena Davis (Barbara)  
    Jeffrey Jones (Charles)  
    Catherine O'Hara (Delia)  
    Winona Ryder (Lydia)  

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Production Company: The Geffen Film Company  
Distribution Company: Warner Bros., Inc. (Warner Communications, Inc.)
Director: Tim Burton (Dir)
Producer: Michael Bender (Prod)
  Larry Wilson (Prod)
  Richard Hashimoto (Prod)
Writer: Michael McDowell (Scr)
  Warren Skaaren (Scr)
  Michael McDowell (Story)
  Larry Wilson (Story)
Photography: Thomas Ackerman (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Bo Welch (Prod des)
Film Editor: Jane Kurson (Film ed)
Music: Danny Elfman (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

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Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
the Geffen Film Company 20/6/1988 dd/mm/yyyy PA371966

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Genre: Comedy
  Fantasy

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Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   28 Mar 1988   p. 10, 22.
Los Angeles Times   30 Mar 1988   p. 1.
New York Times   30 Mar 1988   p. 18.
Variety   30 Mar 1988   p. 12.

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