Tim Burton filmography

Tim Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, animator, puppeteer, and actor. He is known for his gothic horror and fantasy films, such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Dark Shadows (2012), and Frankenweenie (2012). He is also known for blockbuster films, such as the adventure-comedy Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), the superhero films Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), the science fiction film Planet of the Apes (2001), the fantasy-drama Big Fish (2003), the musical adventure film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010), and film adaptations of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) and Dumbo (2019).

Burton in 2013.

Feature filmsEdit

Year Title Director Producer Writer Notes Ref(s)
1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure Yes No No Directorial debut [1][2]
1988 Beetlejuice Yes No No [3][4]
1989 Batman Yes No No [5][6]
1990 Edward Scissorhands Yes Yes Story [7][8]
1992 Batman Returns Yes Yes No [9][10]
1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas No Yes Story Directed by Henry Selick [11][12]
1994 Ed Wood Yes Yes No [13][14]
1996 Mars Attacks! Yes Yes No [15][16]
1999 Sleepy Hollow Yes No No [17][18]
2001 Planet of the Apes Yes No No [19][20]
2003 Big Fish Yes No No [21][22]
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Yes No No [23][24]
Corpse Bride Yes Yes Characters Co-directed with Mike Johnson [25][26]
2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Yes No No [27][28]
2010 Alice in Wonderland Yes No No [29][30]
2012 Dark Shadows Yes No No [31][32]
Frankenweenie Yes Yes Story [33][34]
2014 Big Eyes Yes Yes No [35][36]
2016 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Yes No No [37][38]
2019 Dumbo Yes Executive No [39][40]

Producer onlyEdit

Year Title Director Ref(s)
1994 Cabin Boy Adam Resnick [41][42]
1995 Batman Forever Joel Schumacher [43][44]
1996 James and the Giant Peach Henry Selick [45][46]
2009 9 Shane Acker [47][48]
2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Timur Bekmambetov [49][50]
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass James Bobin [51][52]

Acting creditsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
1979 The Muppet Movie Muppet Performer Uncredited [53][54]
1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure Thug in alley [55][56]
1992 Singles Brian [57][58]
Hoffa Corpse Uncredited [59][60]
2012 Men in Black 3 Alien on TV Monitors [61][62]
2016 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Passenger on an Attraction [38][63]

Other creditsEdit

Year Title Role Ref(s)
1978 The Lord of the Rings Artist [64][65]
1981 The Fox and the Hound Animator [66][67]
1982 Tron [68][69]
1985 The Black Cauldron Artist [70][71]
1992 Stay Tuned Design consultant [72][73]
1996 Mary Reilly Participant [74][75]
2004 Catwoman [76][77]
2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty [78][79]

Short filmsEdit

Year Title Director Writer Producer Actor Role Notes Ref(s)
1971 The Island of Doctor Agor Yes Yes No Yes Doctor Agor [80][81]
Prehistoric Caveman Yes No No No [80][81]
Houdini: The Untold Story Yes Yes No Yes Houdini [80][82]
1972 Tim's Dreams Yes No No Yes Tim [80][81]
1974 1997 Yes No No No [80][81]
1979 Doctor of Doom Yes Yes No Yes Don Carlo With Jerry Rees [80][81]
King and Octopus Animation Yes No No No [80][81]
Stalk of the Celery Monster Yes Yes Yes Yes Dr. Maxwell Payne Also animator [80][81]
1982 Luau Yes Yes Yes Yes The Supreme Being / Mortie [80][81]
Vincent Yes Yes No No Also production designer [83][84]
1984 Frankenweenie Yes Story No No Also storyboard artist [69][85]
2012 Vampire's Kiss/Blood Inside No No No Yes Van Helsing [80][86]
2013 Captain Sparky vs. The Flying Saucers No No Yes No [87][88]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Director Producer Writer Notes Ref(s)
1983 Hansel and Gretel Yes No No TV special;
Also production designer
[89][90]
1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Yes No No Episode: "The Jar" [80][91]
Faerie Tale Theatre Yes No No Episode: "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp" [92][93]
1987 Amazing Stories No No No Animation designer;
Episode "The Family Dog"
[94][95]
1989–1991 Beetlejuice No Executive Developer [96][97][98][99]
1993 Family Dog No Executive No Also design consultant [100][101]
2000 Lost in Oz No Executive Story Unaired pilot [102][103]
2000–2001 Stainboy Yes Yes Yes Web shorts
Also character designer
[104][105]
TBA Wednesday Yes Executive No [106][107]

Music videosEdit

Year Title Director Producer Writer Ref(s)
2006 The Killers: Bones Yes No Yes [108][109]
2012 Linkin Park: Powerless No Yes No [110][111]
The Killers: Here with Me Yes No No [112][113]
2020 Chelsea Grin: Blind Kings Yes No No [114]

CommercialsEdit

Year Title Subject Ref(s)
1998 Garden Gnome Hollywood Chewing Gum [115][116]
1999 Kung-fu Timex wrist watch [117][118]
2000 Mannequin [117][118]

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