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Elfman, Danny

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Most widely held works by Danny Elfman
Chicago by John Kander( Visual )
62 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murderesses on death row, Velma Kelly and Roxy Hart vie for fame and freedom in Chicago during the 1920s
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )
48 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,762 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 )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,322 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
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,977 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )
39 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content
Alice in Wonderland by Tim Burton( Visual )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,570 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 )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,489 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. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,344 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
Silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick( Visual )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,142 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
American hustle by David O Russell( Visual )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy who witnesses his parents' murder grows up to become Batman, a masked and emotionally disturbed vigilante who battles against an arch-criminal known as The Joker
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,975 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
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
Beetle Juice ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,938 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 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life--with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor's fellow students, teachers and the entire town learn that getting a new "leash on life" can be monstrous"--Container
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
The family man by Brett Ratner( Visual )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,736 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
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco( Visual )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,700 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
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years after retiring from the FBI because of a near-fatal encounter with Hannibal Lecter, who was helping him catch the "Chesapeake Ripper", only to reveal it was Hannibal himself, Will Graham is asked by his ex-partner Jack Crawford to come solve one last case - 2 slaughtered families every full moon. They have 3 weeks until the next full moon to find the madman, but an innocent blind woman has found him first ... Will Graham must risk his family's security and his own safety to track down this one last murderer - the epitome of all evil - The Red Dragon--Container
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D. Elfman
Danny Elfmann
Elfman, D.
Elfman, D. 1953-
Elfman, D. (Danny)
Elfman, Dan.
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Elfman, Daniel Robert 1953-
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Elman , David
English (390)
French (42)
German (20)
Spanish (18)
Italian (11)
Multiple languages (7)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Polish (1)
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