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Elfman, Danny

Works: 1,006 works in 2,807 publications in 9 languages and 83,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Haunted house films  Legal drama  Christmas films  Animated films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Actor, Lyricist, Narrator, Vocalist, Singer, Production personnel, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Conductor, Donor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Danny Elfman
Chicago by John Kander ( Visual )
57 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelley and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart find themselves sharing space on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends. But in Chicago, there's only room for one legend!
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie and the chocolate factory : Charlie and five others draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy factory that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry. Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever of Peter. One day Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, resurfaces after a failed science experiment. Peter begins to notice he's losing some of his powers and wonders at the stress in his personal life. He realizes he must decide between being who he once was or retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him
Alice in Wonderland by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice Kingsleigh is a young woman at a crossroads. Not knowing what she wants from life, she is being pushed, pulled, strong-armed, and confused into doing what everyone expects of her. A marriage proposal in front of friends and family pushes Alice over the edge and down the rabbit hole into a place she hasn't visited since her father died 10 years before. Only problem is, she's now a very different person, has no memories of Underland, and is somehow still expected to be someone she's not. How can she argue with something that's mapped out in full visual splendor in the prophetic Oraculum? With the help of The Mad Hatter, The White Queen, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Absolom, The Cheshire Cat, and the Bandersnatch, can Alice unlock the mystery of her past and light a path to her future?
Big fish by Tim Burton ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth
Milk by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
Hulk by Ang Lee ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
Beetle Juice ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What's a yuppie ghost couple to do when their quaint New England home is overrun by trendy New Yorkers? They hire a freelance "bio-exorcist" to spook the intruders. And everyone gets more than he, she, or it bargained for!
Frankenweenie ( Visual )
18 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Victor conducts a science experiment that will bring his dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous consequences
Silver linings playbook by David O Russell ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
The family man by Brett Ratner ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Campbell, a workaholic Wall Street exec, gets to see what his life might have been like if he'd stayed with his former sweetheart, Kate. Thirteen years after they split up, Jack falls asleep in his posh New York apartment, then awakens to find himself a family man, with his now-wife Kate, daughter Annie and new baby
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him
Red dragon by Brett Ratner ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Graham is an FBI agent who brought Hannibal Lecter to justice; however, his confrontation with Lecter proved to be a bloody, near-death experience. Retiring from the Bureau, he moves to Florida. However, a particularly grisly killer is on the loose, and Jack, Graham's one-time mentor at the Bureau, asks him to return to duty to find him. "The Tooth Fairy" is a vicious murderer who kills entire families at once, covering the eyes of his victims with bits of a shattered mirror
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Henry Selick ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas back to Halloween Town
Real steel by Shawn Levy ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a near future world where human boxing has been replaced by robot fighting, eleven-year-old Max tries to reestablish relations with his estranged father, a former boxer and conman desperately looking for a way to pay off his creditors
Men in black II by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. It's a race against the clock as J must find and convince K--who not only has no memory of his time spent with the agency, but is also the only person alive who has the expertise to save the galaxy--to reunite with the MIB before Earth is destroyed completely
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Disney's fantastical adventure Oz The Great And Powerful, from the director of the Spider-Man trilogy, follows Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics. When Diggs is hurled away to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he's hit the jackpot--until he meets three witches (Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams), who aren't convinced he's the great wizard everyone's expecting. Reluctantly drawn into epic problems facing Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it's too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity--and even some wizardry--Oscar transforms himself into the great Wizard and a better man as well"--Container
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
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D. Elfman
Danny Elfmann
Elfman, D.
Elfman, D. 1953-
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