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Elfman, Danny

Overview
Works: 1,212 works in 3,678 publications in 9 languages and 119,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Animated films  Children's films  Musical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, vac, Actor, Lyricist, Musician, Narrator, Singer, Production personnel, Contributor, Creator, Conductor, Donor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Danny Elfman
 
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Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

108 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 7,514 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

79 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content
Chicago by Renée Zellweger( Visual )

74 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murderesses on death row, Velma Kelly and Roxy Hart vie for fame and freedom in Chicago during the 1920s
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family adventure based on the novel by Roald Dahl. The film centres around an eccentric chocolatier, Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp), and Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore), a good-hearted boy from a poor family who lives in the shadow of Wonka's extraordinary factory. Most nights in the Bucket home, dinner is a watered-down bowl of cabbage soup, which young Charlie gladly shares with his mother (Helena Bonham Carter) and father (Noah Taylor) and both pairs of grandparents. They all live in a tiny, tumbledown, drafty old house but it is filled with love. Every night, the last thing Charlie sees from his window is the great factory, and he drifts off to sleep dreaming about what might be inside. For nearly fifteen years, no one has seen a single worker going in or coming out of the factory, or caught a glimpse of Willy Wonka himself, yet, mysteriously, great quantities of chocolate are still being made and shipped to shops all over the world. One day Willy Wonka makes a momentous announcement. He will open his famous factory and reveal 'all of its secrets and magic' to five lucky children who find golden tickets hidden inside five randomly selected Wonka chocolate bars. When Charlie finds some money on the snowy street and takes it to the nearest store for a Wonka Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight he finds a golden ticket. The family decides that Grandpa Joe (David Kelly) should be the one to accompany Charlie on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Once inside, Charlie is dazzled by one amazing sight after another
Alice in Wonderland by Tim Burton( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,759 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 )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,558 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
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,524 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 )

87 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire's son witnesses his parents' murder and grows up fighting the emotional trauma of that fateful night. To compensate, he develops a dual personality. During the day he's a playboy philanthropist, but at night, he becomes the dark persona Batman, a masked crusader for justice. While fighting crime in Gotham, he eventually has to face an arch-criminal known as The Joker
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,452 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 )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,389 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
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

63 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas back to Halloween Town
Good Will Hunting by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mante más brillante de la universidad americana no la posee un profesor ... sino un chico que limpia los suelos de los depachos, Will Hunting. Will es un chico obstinado y pobre con dos asignaturas pendientes: la vida y la relación con su novia, una chica de buena familia. Amenazado por una pena de preisión después de más de un altercado con la Ley, el destino de Will está en manos de su terapeuta, que podría ser la única persona capaz de ayudarle a encontrar su destino
Beetle Juice by Tim Burton( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple of likable ghosts contact the afterlife's bio-exorcist to rid their home of a trendy New York family that moves in
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,040 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
Frankenweenie by Tim Burton( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,013 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
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,880 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
Sleepy Hollow by Tim Burton( Visual )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Depp is Ichabod Crane, an eccentric investigator determined to stop the murderous Headless Horsman. Christina Ricci is Katrina Van Tassel, the beautiful and mysterious girl with secret ties to the supernatural terror
Avengers, age of Ultron( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,738 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
 
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Alternative Names
D. Elfman

Daniel Elfman

Danny Elfman Amerikaans zanger

Danny Elfman amerikansk sångare, kompositör och skådespelare

Danny Elfman amerikansk sanger, komponist og skuespiller

Danny Elfman amerikansk songar, komponist og skodespelar

Danny Elfman amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Danny Elfman compositeur, acteur, scénariste et producteur

Danny Elfman compositore, attore e cantante statunitense

Danny Elfman US-amerikanischer Komponist von Filmmusik

Danny Elfmann

Elfman, D.

Elfman, D. 1953-

Elfman, D. (Danny)

Elfman, Dan

Elfman, Dan 1953-

Elfman, Daniel.

Elfman, Daniel 1953-

Elfman, Daniel Robert 1953-

Elfman, Daniel Robert Danny 1953-

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Elman , David

Ντάνι Έλφμαν

Дани Елфман

Денні Ельфман

Дэнни Эльфман

Эльфман, Дэнни

Դենի Էլֆման

דני אלפמן

داني إلفمان

دنی الفمن خواننده، آهنگساز، و بازیگر آمریکایی

แดนนี เอลฟ์แมน

대니 엘프먼

ダニー・エルフマン

丹尼·葉夫曼

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Men in black 3ChicagoCharlie and the chocolate factoryBig fishBatmanTim Burton's The nightmare before ChristmasGood Will HuntingBeetle Juice