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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today’s Behind the Scenes pic! Since tomorrow kicks off 31 days of all horror themed BTS pics I figure what better way to help make the transition than a picture with a decapitated head in it? BEETLEJUICE isn’t really a horror flick, but a hodgepodge of many things. You got horror, comedy, sci-fi, Tim Burton and a little tragic romance to top things off. That's not just me, right? I always felt pretty bad for Adam and Barbara, especially at the end when that bastard Otho (God rest) mummified them. For some people the culmination of Tim Burton’s visual style is Edward Scissorhands. For me, it’s Beetlejuice. I love Edward Scissorhands, don’t get me wrong, but Beetlejuice is much more my speed, which is probably why I love Mars Attacks! so much as it has many of the same flairs that Beetlejuice has. Beetlejuice wins, though… it has the better Danny Elfman score, a cooler world, an F-bomb and young Winona Ryder was hotter than young Natalie Portman in my adolescent mind. Here’s the pic from Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice, submitted by reader Art Webb! Enjoy!

If you have a pic you think should be included email me. I’m looking for the iconic, the rare or the just plain cool behind the scenes shots to feature here. Tomorrow’s Behind the Scenes Pic kicks off a month of monster and horror BTS pictures! You’ll want to play with them forevah. And evah. And evah! -Quint Follow Me On Twitter

Previous Behind the Scenes pics: - Alien
- Big Trouble In Little China
- Clash of the Titans
- Dr. Strangelove
- Sesame Street
- The Birds
- The Dark Knight
- Batman (1989)
- Batman: The TV Series
- Stephen King’s IT
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
- Superman
- The French Connection
- Tron
- The Road Warrior
- Ghostbusters
- King Kong (’33)
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke with Slate)
- Rebel Without A Cause
- Taxi Driver
- Metropolis
- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
- Tommy Chong Meets The Blues Brothers
- The Empire Strikes Back (Filming the Crawl)
- John Carpenter’s The Thing
- Jaws
- Die Hard
- Aliens
- Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man
- The Howling
- Revenge of the Creature
- The Empire Strikes Back (Vader & Luke Duel)
- The Godfather
- Rambo III
- Vertigo
- Planet of the Apes
- Pan’s Labyrinth
- Labyrinth
- RoboCop
- The Adventures of Robin Hood
- Marathon Man
- Young Frankenstein
- Viva Las Vegas
- The Empire Strikes Back (Han driving a snow cat)
- Rio Bravo
- Giant
- Back to the Future
- The Time Machine
- War of the Worlds (1953)
- Alien (Chestburster)
- On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
- Dr. No
- The Twilight Zone
- Once Upon A Time In The West
- Lawrence of Arabia
- Star Trek: The Original Series
- The Empire Strikes Back (Luke in Wampa Cave)
- Edward Scissorhands
- The Warriors
- 2001: A Space Odyssey
- Fantastic Mr. Fox
- Requiem for a Dream
- The Princess Bride
- Hard Boiled
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
- They Live
- The Empire Strikes Back (Tippet with Wampa)
- Dirty Harry
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
- Blade Runner
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (Periscope Ride)
- 1941
- The Godfather (Coppola & Brando)
- The Lady Eve
- 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
- Godzilla
- The Empire Strikes Back (Bald Vader)
- Mary Poppins
- Alien 3
- Total Recall
- The Pink Panther
- Fawlty Towers
- The Trouble With Harry

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  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:04 p.m. CST


    by DioxholsterReturns


  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:05 p.m. CST

    Rush is the Man!!!!!

    by Windowcleaning

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:08 p.m. CST

    So tomorrow's pic is from TOY STORY 2?

    by Tigger Tales

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:10 p.m. CST

    if only that was D.Vader holding Beaks head

    by MacReady452

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST

    I've seen The Exorcist about a hundred and sixty-seven times

    by alan_poon


  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:13 p.m. CST

    (waves hand) D.Vader does not exist

    by crimsoncinder

    Welcome to AICN 1984 style.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:14 p.m. CST

    This is one of Burton's best.

    by Nice Marmot

    Gets better w/ age like a fine wine.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:15 p.m. CST

    Bring the little ones down

    by disfigurehead

    there's plenty of snakes and lizards for them to play with.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:15 p.m. CST

    Ah, Geena Davis

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Just watched her in "The Fly" again two nights ago. I bated to her more than once, I can tell you.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:16 p.m. CST

    tim burton is a hack now

    by ORIONgods

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:16 p.m. CST


    by Abominable Snowcone

    If you thought Exorcist was funny, you should see Exorcist II. <p> Me, I love Exorcist (the movie and the book, not to mention Exorcist III Legion).

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:21 p.m. CST

    agree about Winona Ryder

    by johnnyangelheart

    shouldn't she be going to softcore porn about now?

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Great, Here comes the Burton haters...

    by GreatGonzo

    I can't wait to hear all the tired old rips in Tim Burton and someone postng that stupid comedy video of his staff meeting again. Sigh. Despite that- Beetlejuice is a classic in every sense and still holds up beautifully. Michael Keaton at his best! "Nice f-cking model! -honk honk-"

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST

    I fucked D Vader in the mouth and came so

    by UltraTron

    hard that my splooge came out his nose. Jealous? I know, I know. I'm so fuckin lucky. So note to LA vandals: Please hit FOX next. Fox news headquarters being burned down would be like the greatest thing that ever happened and perhaps a pivotal turning point in human evolution. But fox movie studios would also make for an excellent target. Just think of all those great props that you and your homies could smoke crack out of while tattooing your eyes and widening your anuses with each other's cocks in preparation for more prison stints.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:30 p.m. CST

    Is tomorrow's a shot of those creepy little girls

    by jim

    all covered in blood sharing a laugh with Kubrick?

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:34 p.m. CST



    (reposted from the XMen TB) <p> BringingSexyBack<br> by William_Faulkner<br> Sep 29th, 2010 05:59:06 PM<br> My bannings were always confusing because I always thought of them as creative musings and no different than the rest of the "great unwashed" (to quote blackwood) and they were not hateful at all....they came very suddenly. It was not clear to understand the rules guiding my bannings. Vader's is quite clear to understand. So why is he above anyone else who is banned here? He shouldn't be. Plus, he has had his name re-instated here once before, as have you. You and Vader get away with a lot that the rest of us don't. Humility is a good thing, and it's good to know that longevity at this site doesn't make some talkbackers above others. <p> FAULKNER<br> by BringingSexyBack<br> Sep 29th, 2010 06:08:20 PM <p> How did you know I had my handle reinstated? That was a long time ago too. <p> For the record, I had my original handle banned, never to be seen again. That I own up to. <p> My current handle did get wiped but it was part of some mass banning of TBers whose flame war I (ironically) had nothing to do with. I asked Mori to review, he agreed, and resurrected my ass. <p> But again, my original handle was banned (to the satisfaction of many at the time :) ) and I owned up to it. I felt I deserved it. But this is really a different case. <p> Thing is, I'm a little surprised (pleasantly so) at the outpouring of support from all quarters for D. Not just from the Pedalbackers (of which I am not one), but from every corner. It just goes to show you that despite the vitriol that floods every talkback, the good guys seem to make a lasting impression. They make a difference. So I think the support is more than just for Vader the talkbacker, but also for his KIND of talkbacker. Courteous, respectful, thoughtful. We should all fight to protect that.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:35 p.m. CST

    Also for you 12 year olds on the Vader wagon:

    by UltraTron

    He was a tool and a douchbag who didn't have the common sense to shut his fucking hole when it was inappropriate. He's also posting right now as one of you idiots and he's probably chanting D Vader himself. So please go find the god damn you micheal bay guy and fuck him you useless little cunts

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:36 p.m. CST


    by gruntybear

    To shrink down that crazy long list of links, just use one. Link to another page where you can dump the URLs for all these past "behind the scenes" pics.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:38 p.m. CST

    Home! Home! Home!

    by godhelpus

    Wish I was there right now. Working is hard...

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:42 p.m. CST


    by Nice Marmot

    I guarantee the "Burton haters" don't hate Beetlejuice. They hate what he's mostly put out since, & w/ good reason . . .

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST

    UltraTron is the prototype of the new AICN TBer

    by MacReady452

    this is what you are left with.<p>Fuck<p>Cunt<p>Douche<p>Blah Blah Blah<p>You know....real movie fans.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST


    by Stuntcock Mike

    Wonk wonk

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:45 p.m. CST

    Tomorrow, would love a shot of bearlike Kubrick

    by skimn

    hovering over those fragile looking twin girls...aannnnd Take 87..!

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Or Kubrick screaming at Olive Oil while Jack laughs

    by Stuntcock Mike


  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Shrunken head dood

    by shran

    gives me the creeps.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:51 p.m. CST


    by MeMyselfAndNy_aaan

    blows as much dick as this dumb feature you cunt hacks.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:51 p.m. CST


    by SebastianHaff

    Behind the Scenes Pic of the day is great, but what are the odds of us getting A Horror Movie a Day just for October? Pretty please?

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 1:54 p.m. CST


    by MeMyselfAndNy_aaan

    stop using google and be original.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2 p.m. CST

    Tim Burton never fully took with me

    by I am_NOTREAL

    Brilliant imagination, but I've never seen a film of his that didn't have a limp third act. It's almost as if he loses interest in a story 2/3 of the way through and is already thinking about his next project...although that isn't necessarily the case, with the way movies are shot, the climactic scenes might be the first things they put to film.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:01 p.m. CST

    D. Vader would never...

    by billyhitchcock1


  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    I have a hard time connecting this Alec Baldwin with the one tod

    by Chewtoy

    I mean, I know it's the same guy, but it seems like a completely different person in my mind... and yet I enjoy each of them.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST


    by crimsoncinder

    His wife calls him MiniCooper. She likes my Dodge Charger better. Tell her Hi for me.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:30 p.m. CST

    Burton what about BJ2 mate? Or are we going

    by KilliK

    to get in our face Depp and your wife for the rest of your career,because for some unknown reason you dont want to work again with Keaton,you know the actor who after all made you one of the most famous directors with Batman and BJ?

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:32 p.m. CST

    Question about Geena Davis

    by KilliK

    in the movie Girls from Planet Earth are Easy (with Currey and Goldblum),in the scene where she sunbaths,was she really her or a double? because if she was really her,oh my, oh my. <p>Its a pity though that she married Harlin who ended up destroying her career permanently.fucker.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:34 p.m. CST


    by cool_britannia79

    seriously, you banned Vader for a lot less

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Oh holy hell, Beetlejuice is a goddamn Horror movie!

    by SoylentMean

    Is it funny? Fuck yeah. But it's about a fuckin' ghost that messes with the living on the behalf of other ghosts who just want their house back, dammit! The title character is a demonic ghost. He terrifies the living and the dead.<P> Don't tell me Beetlejuice isn't a goddamn Horror movie!

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:43 p.m. CST

    For a second I thought you said it had a better score than...

    by SoylentMean

    Edward Scissorhands. That would be wrong.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:45 p.m. CST

    STARGATE UNIVERSE is the best sci fi show to ever exist!

    by DioxholsterReturns

    i dare anyone to argue against that fact!!!!!

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Burtons Best

    by UGG

    and I second a Beetlejuice 2, easy on the CG.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:51 p.m. CST

    I thought this might be The Aviator

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    The way of the future. The way of the future. The way of the future.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:54 p.m. CST

    The 90's cartoon was atrocious.

    by BarryConvex

    That has to be one of the worst cartoon adaptations ever. He went from being a raunchy sleazebag to a pun making douchebag.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:54 p.m. CST

    Ahhh, 80's/early 90's Geena Davis

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    What a SMOKING hot babe back then. Beetlejuice has her at her absolute cutest, with the frizzy 80's hair.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:56 p.m. CST

    And WTF is up with the Beetlejuice "anniversary edition"?

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    Twenty years of waiting for a proper SE of the movie, and the only extra features are a few episodes of the crummy animated TV spinoff? No interviews, no commentary (wait, Burton commentaries...scratch that), no deleted scenes or behind-the-scenes featurettes...what a gyp.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Nasty In The Pasty---- hahaha

    by DioxholsterReturns

    nice one.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Saw Baldwin on a talk show and he showed a picture

    by skimn

    from around 1990, and the (female) audience gasped at how he looked then, as opposed to the barrel of a man he is now. And Baldwin still had that cat that swallowed the canary smile on his face, because after all, he's still Alec Baldwin and you're not. He did have Basinger in her prime, lucky dog...

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 3:09 p.m. CST

    I was gonna say Tora,Tora,Tora!


    But Beetlejuice is just as good.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 3:18 p.m. CST

    Tim Burton

    by grendel69

    ... Is the most overrated director out there, after M Night. The guy has been making movies for 20+ years and only has one really great film - Ed Wood. He has great ideas that are turned into

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 3:24 p.m. CST

    by grendel69

    ..terrible films. WTF is gong on witht his board today?

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 3:44 p.m. CST

    Fuck D.Vader


    Fuck D.Vader

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 4:34 p.m. CST

    You would dare call for my banning?! What outrageousness!

    by UltraTron

    I salute you!

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 4:37 p.m. CST

    I have access to the Lucasfilm photo archive

    by unfunnydude

    But I'm not allowed to share the top secret pictures, like the one of Alex Hyde-White as Henry Jones I saw last week. That would make a great bts pic !

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 4:38 p.m. CST

    I miss old Burton.

    by blackwood

    None of his new stuff moves me much. He was my favourite director as a kid. ALICE and CHARLIE both left me cold. They seemed soulless and rote.<p>I always felt SLEEPY HOLLOW was underrated, too.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 4:44 p.m. CST

    So tomorrow is

    by Conaw

    The Shining?

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 4:50 p.m. CST

    I thought it was a Godzilla pic

    by NippleEffect

    MAN IN A SUIT!!!!<br>MAN IN A SUIT!!!!<br>MAN IN A SUIT!!!!<br>

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:05 p.m. CST

    I thought it was going to be GOONIES.

    by slone13


  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:07 p.m. CST

    BJ 2

    by NixEclips

    Was so close to being made when it would have still been relevant. There were a couple titles, right? Bride of Beetlejuice and Beetlejuice Goes Hawaiin or some such silliness.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:09 p.m. CST

    Tim Burton is living proof that money gets you...

    by SithMenace

    sexy women. Lisa Marie was way out of his league. Why he ever left a beautiful woman like her for Bonham Carter I'll never understand.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:09 p.m. CST


    by NixEclips

    Harlin destroyed her career by giving her strong female leads in huge movies. That's not a bad way to go. Can't really fault a guy for wanting the best for his lady.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:10 p.m. CST

    Beetlejuice is as much a horror

    by NixEclips

    flick as Arachnaphobia was. Oh, wait. That was a "Thrill-omedy". My mistake.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:11 p.m. CST


    by SithMenace

    I agree, Burton of this decade has been dull. I think Sleepy Hollow was his last good movie.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:21 p.m. CST

    the cartoon was in a league of it's own


    i have them on bootleg

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 5:45 p.m. CST

    Baldwin's way hotter today than he ever was in 1990

    by gruntybear


  • Sept. 30, 2010, 6:15 p.m. CST

    So he's always looked like that!

    by ROBRAM89

    ED WOOD is his best movie, bar a piece of cinema. Is it also my favorite? Maybe. But it's not an easy choice.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Keaton was awesome

    by Mr Lucas

    as Beetlejuice. His bits are the only ones worth watching. The rest of the film is rather forgettable - just like Burton's subsequent output.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 7:29 p.m. CST

    What would be a good batting average for a director?

    by boogel

    Burton really drills it maybe one in three. (Nightmare, Beetlejuice, Mars Attacks, Corpse Bride) Then there are the good but somehow forgettable ones. (Sweeney, Sleepy Hollow, Edward) And then there are the stinkers. (Apes, Batman, Batman Again, Charlie) I guess that isn't so bad now that I type it out. Ok, I'll take back my previous bitching.

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Pee Wee and Big Fish

    by bah

    All this Burton talk, and neither of those has been mentioned once?!

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 9:57 p.m. CST

    Burton loves black hairy bush and Helena has it in

    by UltraTron

    spades. That's the only reason I can think to dump that hot blonde. She grows a mound fluffy enough to land on from the 3rd floor I bet

  • Oct. 1, 2010, 4:46 a.m. CST

    Ah yeah, back before everyone knew Tim Burton's style.

    by Mr Nicholas

  • Oct. 1, 2010, 7:04 a.m. CST

    these days she'd be holding

    by JAMF

    a tennis ball with dots over it or something. pfft.

  • Oct. 1, 2010, 7:17 a.m. CST

    I thought it would be a Godzilla pic too

    by durhay

    Man in suit! Man in suit! Man in suit!

  • Oct. 1, 2010, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Tim Burton is always entertaining but

    by sweeneydave

    His endings always leave something to be desired. Even when he caved with Alice and gave us a grand Hollywood end-battle scene, there is something missing with the endings.