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Elfman, Danny

Overview
Works: 1,183 works in 3,383 publications in 9 languages and 107,224 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Musical films  Children's films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Actor, vac, Lyricist, Musician, Narrator, Singer, Production personnel, Contributor, Creator, Scenarist, Conductor, Donor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Danny Elfman
Chicago by John Kander( Visual )

67 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,275 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 )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,723 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 )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,548 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
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,353 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 and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,223 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
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,028 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
Alice in Wonderland by Tim Burton( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,643 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?
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 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
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apprenant qu'Edward, son père, est sur le point de mourir, Will décide de se rapprocher de lui pour enfin connaître cet homme qui a bercé son enfance avec des contes plus ou moins fantastiques dans lesquels il se mettait en scène aux côtés de personnages extravagants et extraordinaires
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,342 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 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, mayor of Camden, 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
Silver Linings Playbook by David O Russell( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,276 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
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor
Beetle Juice by Tim Burton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,047 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 )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,003 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 )

19 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,968 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
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

65 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotham City faces two monstrous criminal menaces: the bizarre, sinister Penguin and the slinky, mysterious Catwoman. Can Batman battle two formidable foes at once?
Charlotte's web by Julia Roberts( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,844 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
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,757 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
The family man by Brett Ratner( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-powered Wall Street bachelor wakes up one morning next to his ex-girlfriend from years ago -- and finds that they are happily married with kids! Can this single-minded workaholic become a family man?
Sleepy Hollow by Tim Burton( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,702 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
 
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Alternative Names
D. Elfman

Daniel Elfman

Danny Elfman Amerikaans zanger

Danny Elfman amerikansk sngare, kompositr och skdespelare

Danny Elfman amerikansk sanger, komponist og skuespiller

Danny Elfman amerikansk songar, komponist og skodespelar

Danny Elfman amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Danny Elfman compositeur, acteur, scnariste et producteur

Danny Elfman compositore, attore e cantante statunitense

Danny Elfman US-amerikanischer Komponist von Filmmusik

Danny Elfmann

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Elfman, D. 1953-

Elfman, D. (Danny)

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Elfman, Dan 1953-

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Elfman, Daniel Robert 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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Spider-ManCharlie and the chocolate factorySpider-man 2Men in black 3Tim Burton's The nightmare before ChristmasBig fishGood Will HuntingBeetle Juice