Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman Movies and TV Shows

Daniel Elfman is a composer. Elfman is famous for creating The Simpsons main title theme as well as the Batman theme, and his role as Jack Skellington's singing voice in The Nightmare Before Christmas. He is a frequent collaborator with long-time friend Tim Burton and has scored most of his films. He also sang for the character Bonejangles in the movie Corpse Bride. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and won a Grammy Award for Tim Burton's Batman and an Emmy Award for his Desperate Housewives theme. Elfman was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 2002 BMI Film and TV Awards. Earlier in his career, Elfman lead the rock band Oingo Boingo as singer/songwriter from 1976 until its breakup in 1995.

Personal info

  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 29/05/1953 (71 years old)
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • nationality: American
  • height: 1.78 m
  • Net worth: $50,000,000
  • twitter: dannyelfman
  • instagram: dannyelfman
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice
role:
Original Music Composer
Not available
2024

Comedy

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Not available
65
IMDB 5.4
TMDB 60%
role:
Original Music Composer
2023

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.4
60%
White Noise
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 57%
role:
Original Music Composer
2022

Comedy

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.7
57%
Wednesday
IMDB 8.1
TMDB 85%
role:
Original Music Composer
2022

Comedy

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.1
85%
2022

Action

Adventure

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
73%
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The Woman in the Window
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 61%
role:
Original Music Composer
2021

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

5.7
61%
Aliens, Clowns & Geeks
IMDB 5.3
TMDB 0%
role:
Music
Not available
2021

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.3
0%
Not available
Dolittle
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 67%
role:
Music
2020

Adventure

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.6
67%
Men in Black: International
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 60%
role:
Original Music Composer
2019

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.6
60%
Dumbo
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 67%
role:
Original Music Composer
2019

Adventure

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
67%
The Grinch
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 68%
role:
Music
2018

Animation

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
68%
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 67%
role:
Original Music Composer
2018

Comedy

Drama

6.8
67%
Fifty Shades Freed
IMDB 4.5
TMDB 67%
role:
Original Music Composer
2018

Drama

Romance

4.5
67%
Justice League
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 61%
role:
Original Music Composer
2017

Action

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.1
61%
78/52
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 74%
role:
Himself
2017

Documentary

7.3
74%
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Tulip Fever
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 65%
role:
Original Music Composer
2017

Drama

Romance

6.2
65%
The Circle
IMDB 5.4
TMDB 55%
role:
Original Music Composer
2017

Drama

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.4
55%
2017

Documentary

Music

7.5
73%
When We Rise
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 71%
role:
Music
2017

Drama

7.5
71%
Fifty Shades Darker
IMDB 4.6
TMDB 65%
role:
Original Music Composer
2017

Drama

Romance

4.6
65%
The Girl on the Train
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
2016

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

6.5
64%
Alice Through the Looking Glass
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 66%
role:
Original Music Composer
2016

Adventure

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
66%
Before I Wake
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
2016

Drama

Horror

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
64%
Goosebumps
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 63%
role:
Original Music Composer
2015

Adventure

Comedy

Horror

6.3
63%
The End of the Tour
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
Original Music Composer
2015

Drama

7.2
71%
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Avengers: Age of Ultron
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 73%
role:
Original Music Composer
2015

Action

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
73%
Fifty Shades of Grey
IMDB 4.2
TMDB 59%
role:
Original Music Composer
2015

Drama

Romance

Thriller

4.2
59%
Big Eyes
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 70%
role:
Original Music Composer
2014

Drama

7.0
70%
2014

Adventure

Animation

Family

6.8
67%
American Hustle
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
2013

Crime

Drama

7.2
69%
2013

Documentary

7.0
71%
Epic
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 65%
role:
Original Music Composer
2013

Adventure

Animation

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.6
65%
2013

Adventure

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
59%
Captain Sparky vs. The Flying Saucers
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
2013

Animation

Family

6.2
72%
Hitchcock
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 65%
role:
Music
2012

Drama

6.8
65%
Silver Linings Playbook
IMDB 7.7
TMDB 71%
role:
Original Music Composer
2012

Comedy

Drama

Romance

7.7
71%
2012

Animation

Comedy

Family

6.9
69%
Promised Land
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 63%
role:
Original Music Composer
2012

Drama

6.6
63%
Men in Black 3
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 65%
role:
Original Music Composer
2012

Action

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.8
65%
Dark Shadows
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Original Music Composer
2012

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
60%
Real Steel
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
2011

Action

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
69%
Restless
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 65%
role:
Music
2011

Drama

Romance

6.7
65%
The Next Three Days
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 71%
role:
Original Music Composer
2010

Crime

Drama

Romance

Thriller

7.3
71%
Alice in Wonderland
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 66%
role:
Original Music Composer
2010

Adventure

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
66%
The Wolfman
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 58%
role:
Original Music Composer
2010

Drama

History

Horror

Thriller

5.8
58%
Taking Woodstock
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 62%
role:
Original Music Composer
2009

Comedy

Drama

Music

6.7
62%
9
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
2009

Action

Adventure

Animation

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.0
69%
Terminator Salvation
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 61%
role:
Original Music Composer
2009

Action

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
61%
Parks and Recreation
IMDB 8.6
TMDB 80%
role:
Music
Not available
2009

Comedy

8.6
80%
Not available
Notorious
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 69%
role:
Music
2009

Drama

History

Music

6.7
69%
Milk
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 73%
role:
Original Music Composer
2008

Drama

History

7.5
73%
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 67%
role:
Original Music Composer
2008

Action

Adventure

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.0
67%
Wanted
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 65%
role:
Original Music Composer
2008

Action

Crime

Thriller

6.7
65%
Standard Operating Procedure
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
2008

Documentary

7.4
69%
The Kingdom
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 67%
role:
Original Music Composer
2007

Action

Drama

Thriller

7.0
67%
Meet the Robinsons
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
2007

Animation

Comedy

Family

6.8
69%
Charlotte's Web
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 62%
role:
Original Music Composer
2006

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
62%
Nacho Libre
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 63%
role:
Original Music Composer
2006

Comedy

Family

5.9
63%
Corpse Bride
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 76%
role:
Original Music Composer & 1 more
2005

Animation

Romance

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.4
76%
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 71%
role:
Original Music Composer & 1 more
2005

Adventure

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.7
71%
Spider-Man 2
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 73%
role:
Original Music Composer
2004

Action

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.5
73%
Big Fish
IMDB 8.0
TMDB 78%
role:
Original Music Composer
2003

Adventure

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.0
78%
Hulk
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 55%
role:
Original Music Composer
2003

Action

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.6
55%
Chicago
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
Original Music Composer
2002

Comedy

Crime

Drama

7.2
71%
Red Dragon
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 70%
role:
Original Music Composer
2002

Crime

Drama

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

7.2
70%
Men in Black II
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 63%
role:
Original Music Composer
2002

Action

Adventure

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
63%
Spider-Man
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 73%
role:
Original Music Composer
2002

Action

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.4
73%
Novocaine
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 61%
role:
Music
2001

Comedy

Crime

Thriller

5.8
61%
Planet of the Apes
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 57%
role:
Original Music Composer
2001

Action

Adventure

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.7
57%
Spy Kids
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 58%
role:
Songs & 1 more
2001

Action

Adventure

Comedy

Family

5.6
58%
The Family Man
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 67%
role:
Original Music Composer
2000

Comedy

Drama

Romance

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.8
67%
Proof of Life
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 61%
role:
Original Music Composer
2000

Action

Adventure

Drama

Romance

Thriller

6.3
61%
The Gift
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 64%
role:
Tommy Lee Ballard
2000

Drama

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

6.7
64%
Sleepy Hollow
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
1999

Drama

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
72%
1999

Comedy

Drama

Romance

6.2
61%
Instinct
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1999

Thriller

6.5
64%
A Civil Action
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1998

Drama

6.6
64%
A Simple Plan
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
1998

Crime

Thriller

7.5
72%
Psycho
IMDB 4.6
TMDB 51%
role:
Music Producer
1998

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

4.6
51%
Two Guys and a Girl
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
Not available
1998

Comedy

7.4
72%
Not available
Good Will Hunting
IMDB 8.3
TMDB 82%
role:
Original Music Composer
1997

Drama

8.3
82%
Flubber
IMDB 5.3
TMDB 56%
role:
Original Music Composer
1997

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.3
56%
Men in Black
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
1997

Action

Adventure

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
72%
Extreme Measures
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 59%
role:
Original Music Composer
1996

Drama

Thriller

6.2
59%
Spin City
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 71%
role:
Thanks
1996

Comedy

Drama

7.3
71%
Freeway
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1996

Comedy

Drama

Thriller

6.8
64%
Bordello of Blood
IMDB 5.4
TMDB 59%
role:
Original Music Composer
1996

Comedy

Horror

5.4
59%
The Frighteners
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
1996

Comedy

Horror

7.1
69%
Mission: Impossible
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 70%
role:
Original Music Composer
1996

Action

Adventure

Thriller

7.2
70%
Dead Presidents
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 66%
role:
Music & 1 more
1995

Action

Crime

Drama

6.9
66%
To Die For
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 66%
role:
Original Music Composer
Not available
1995

Comedy

Crime

Drama

6.8
66%
Not available
Dolores Claiborne
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
1995

Crime

Drama

Mystery

7.4
72%
Black Beauty
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 68%
role:
Original Music Composer
1994

Adventure

Family

6.6
68%
1993

Animation

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.9
78%
Sommersby
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 63%
role:
Original Music Composer
1993

Drama

Mystery

Romance

Thriller

6.2
63%
Army of Darkness
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 73%
role:
Original Music Composer
1992

Comedy

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.4
73%
Batman: The Animated Series
IMDB 9.0
TMDB 85%
role:
Main Title Theme Composer
Not available
1992

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Mystery

9.0
85%
Not available
Batman Returns
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 69%
role:
Original Music Composer
1992

Action

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
69%
Edward Scissorhands
IMDB 7.9
TMDB 77%
role:
Original Music Composer
1990

Drama

Romance

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.9
77%
Darkman
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1990

Action

Crime

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
64%
Nightbreed
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1990

Action

Horror

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
64%
The Simpsons
IMDB 8.7
TMDB 80%
role:
Main Title Theme Composer
Not available
1989

Animation

Comedy

Family

8.7
80%
Not available
Batman
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
1989

Action

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.5
72%
Scrooged
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 68%
role:
Original Music Composer
1988

Comedy

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
68%
1988

Comedy

Family

5.1
49%
Midnight Run
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 72%
role:
Original Music Composer
1988

Adventure

Comedy

Crime

7.5
72%
Beetlejuice
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 74%
role:
Original Music Composer
1988

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.5
74%
Summer School
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1987

Comedy

6.6
64%
Back to School
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 63%
role:
Original Music Composer
1986

Comedy

6.7
63%
Pee-wee's Big Adventure
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 64%
role:
Original Music Composer
1985

Adventure

Comedy

7.0
64%
Night Court
IMDB 7.7
TMDB 74%
role:
Original Music Composer
1984

Comedy

7.7
74%
Forbidden Zone
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 65%
role:
Original Music Composer & 1 more
Not available
1980

Comedy

Music

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
65%
Not available

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Danny Elfman are, for example, 65, White Noise and Wednesday.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Prime Video, Google Play and iTunes.
The best Anystream ratings are Good Will Hunting (8.3), Wednesday (8.3) and Big Fish (7.9).
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