Our Top TIM BURTON Movies Directed by Tim Burton

Our Top TIM BURTON Movies Directed by Tim Burton

Tim Burton is one of our favorite directors, and we just wanted to share some of our favorite movies directed by Tim Burton. Burton as a power to transport the viewer into an immersive movie world with both visuals and very thought-out scenes at his disposal. We hope you enjoy our list that includes genres such as horror, sci-fi, and fantasy films.

Best Movies

  1. Edward Scissorhands poster

    Edward Scissorhands (1990)

    Synopsis: A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.
    Cast: Johnny Depp, Marc Macaulay, Aaron Lustig, Winona Ryder, Bryan Larkin, Brett Rice, Biff Yeager, Alan Fudge, Dianne Wiest, Stuart Lancaster
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Romance

    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 8.0/10
    Read the Edward Scissorhands Review

  2. Sleepy Hollow poster

    Sleepy Hollow (1999)

    Synopsis: Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.
    Cast: Christopher Lee, Johnny Depp, Michael Gough, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken, Lisa Marie, Alun Armstrong, Jeffrey Jones, Casper Van Dien, Kevin Hudson
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Horror, Drama, Mystery

    Our Score: 9/10   IMDB Score: 7.4/10
    Read the Sleepy Hollow Review

  3. Corpse Bride poster

    Corpse Bride (2005)

    AKA(s): Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
    Synopsis: When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.
    Cast: Christopher Lee, Johnny Depp, Deep Roy, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gough, Emily Watson, Richard E. Grant, Enn Reitel, Danny Elfman, Jane Horrocks
    Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson
    Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Animation, Musical

    Our Score: 8/10   IMDB Score: 7.4/10
    Read the Corpse Bride Review

  4. Beetlejuice poster

    Beetlejuice (1988)

    AKA(s): The Maitlands
    Synopsis: A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.
    Cast: Winona Ryder, Jeffrey Jones, Duane Davis, Michael Keaton, Glenn Shadix, Simmy Bow, Hugo Stanger, Catherine O'Hara, Jack Angel, Charles Schneider
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Fantasy, Comedy

    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 7.5/10
    Read the Beetlejuice Review

  5. Alice in Wonderland poster

    Alice in Wonderland (2010)

    AKA(s): Alice, Alice in Wonderland: An IMAX 3D Experience
    Synopsis: Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
    Cast: Frank Welker, Christopher Lee, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gough, Marton Csokas, Michael Sheen, Mia Wasikowska, Stephen Fry, Jim Carter
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Family

    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.5/10
    Read the Alice in Wonderland Review

  6. Mars Attacks! poster

    Mars Attacks! (1996)

    Synopsis: Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.
    Cast: Frank Welker, Rance Howard, Roger Jackson, Pam Grier, Natalie Portman, Lisa Marie, Jack Nicholson, Lukas Haas, Bob Pepper, Michael Reilly Burke
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Sci-Fi, Comedy

    Our Score: 7/10   IMDB Score: 6.3/10
    Read the Mars Attacks! Review

  7. Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street poster

    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

    AKA(s): Sweeney Todd
    Synopsis: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
    Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Jamie Campbell Bower, Gaye Brown, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Tatsujiro Oto, Chloe Page, Nicholas Hewetson, Emma Hewitt
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Musical

    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 7.4/10
    Read the Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Review

  8. Planet of the Apes poster

    Planet of the Apes (2001)

    AKA(s): Return of the Apes, The Visitor
    Synopsis: An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.
    Cast: Deep Roy, David Warner, Helena Bonham Carter, Kevin Grevioux, Mark Wahlberg, Lisa Marie, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Chris Ellis, Isaac C. Singleton Jr.
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

    Our Score: 5/10   IMDB Score: 5.7/10
    Read the Planet of the Apes Review

Pending Review

  1. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

    Synopsis: When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
    Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Terence Stamp, Francesca Bennett, Patricia Winker, Brooke Jaye Taylor, Asa Butterfield, James Michael Rankin, Aiden Flowers, Judi Dench, O-Lan Jones
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Fantasy, Adventure
  2. Dark Shadows (2012)

    Synopsis: An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
    Cast: Christopher Lee, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Shannon, Chloë Grace Moretz, Steve Saunders, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jonny Lee Miller, Jorge Leon Martinez, Lasco Atkins
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Horror, Comedy
  3. Beetlejuice 2

    Synopsis: This is a follow-up to the comedy Beetlejuice (1988), about a ghost who's recruited to help haunt a house.
    Cast: Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton
    Directors: Tim Burton
    Genres: Fantasy, Comedy

This list has been narrowed to include films within the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genres.

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