Tim Burton Movies: Best Tim Burton Movies

Posted on 16 June 2019

Tim Burton Movies: Best Tim Burton Movies

Known for his signature horror eccentric dark and gothic fantasy films, Timothy Walter Burton is an American writer, director, producer, animator,and artist. Burton was born in California in the year 1958. He has always done magic with the movie of any genre he invested in. the movies have always proved to be groundbreaking and changing the cinema.

Tim Burton has won many nominations and awards for his outstanding work. If it is about collaborations, Johnny Depp has been Tim’s favorite. Over the last few decades, Tim Burton has successfully come as an efficient director and animator. He has evolved as a brilliant filmmaker with an amazing story-line. Let us have a look at the reviews and details of Tim Burton movies. So, without much ado, let’s get started:

9. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Tim Burton Movie Edward Scissorhands
Johnny Depp is seen as Edward who is an incomplete artificial man. Edward does not have hands but blades and scissors, giving the movie its name. The romantic dark fantasy was directed by Tim Burton. After the success of Batman in 1989, Edward Scissorhands was again to pace the speed of success for Tim Burton Movies. The movie was a critical appraisal and made a collection of $86 million which was more than four times its budget. Worth to mention here that Tim Burton regards Edward Scissorhands as his personal favorite work. To mention about the accolades of the movie, it was nominated at the Academy Awards, Golden Globe, and Grammy. The movie secured an award at the BAFTA Award.

IMDb 7.9 / Release Date: 1990
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

8. Mars Attacks (1996)

Tim Burton Movie Mars Attacks
The sci-fi comic action movie was released in the year 1996 and was directed by the well-known Tim Burton. The movie has much of humor, political satire,and dark comedy. The characters of the Martians were developed using computer imagery. The movie was a success among the kids and teens and grossed $101 million. The movie was nominated at the Academy Awards. Mars Attacks was successful in achieving seven nominations at the Saturn Awards.

IMDb 6.3 / Release Date: 1996
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

7. Planet of the Apes (2001)

Tim Burton Movie Planet of the Apes
This is the few of Tim Burton Movies of Sci-fi genre. The plot goes like the Apes treat the humans as their slaves and believe themselves to be the masters. But later a rebellion is started. The movie made a good success at the box office. A videogame with the same name was also launched. Though the game was reviewed negatively. The much-hyped sequel of the movie was also released.

IMDb 5.7 / Release Date: 2001
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

6. Batman (1989)

Tim Burton Movie Batman
The superhero fiction directed by Tim Burton was released in 1989. Batman was not permitted till Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice of 1988 was successful. The movie was critically a huge success basically due to the dark Batman theme which was followed. The movie made a huge success at the box office making a collection of almost $400 million. The movie successfully backed an Academy Award and a nomination at the Golden Globe. The movie also inspired the DC animated studio to come up with the Batman, animated series. Three sequels of the movie were also made.

IMDb 7.6 / Release Date: 1989
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

5. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Tim Burton Movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Who doesn’t know of this movie! Released in 2005, the story is adapted from the novel by Roald Dahl. The movie like many other Tim Burton Movies star Johnny Depp. The film is certainly known for its amazing storyline, humor and of course its huge box office collection. The movie grossed a total of $475 million. The plot is about Charlie a poor kid who resides near the famous Wonka Chocolate Factory. He manages to win a lottery with four other kids and is taken by Wonka (Johnny Depp) to the magnificent Chocolate Factory. The lottery also entitles Charlie lifetime supply of the chocolate. Wonka gives Charlie a special gift by saying that he wants him as an heir of the factory but he will have to leave his family behind. Charlie refuses the offer. The movie received nominations both at Academy Awards and the Golden Globe.

IMDb 6.6 / Release Date: 2005
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

4. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

Tim Burton Movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
This is one of the Tim Burton Movies of the urban fantasy genre. The film received mixed reviews and grossed over $295 million against a budget of $110 million. The movie was nominated in multiple categories at award functions.

IMDb 6.7 / Release Date: 2016
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

3. Beetlejuice (1988)

Tim Burton Movie Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice stands second in the list of Tim Burton Movies. This is an afterlife comedy and the humor certainly bring an ache to the belly. Beetlejuice grew to be a success both critically and commercially by gaining a $70 million box office collection over a budget of $15 million. Betelgeuse (pronounced Beetlejuice) is actually a ghost who haunts an apartment and tries to scare away the newcomers permanently. The movie won an Academy Award. It also got a nomination at the BAFTA. An animated series was also started. The huge financial success leads to the launch of Beetlejuice videogames. No sequel of the film has been released but there was news about a proposed story of the sequel.

IMDb 7.5 / Release Date: 1988
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

2. Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Tim Burton Movie Alice in Wonderland
The American fantasy animated adventure film was directed by Tim Burton. This is amongst Tim Burton Movies which were a blockbuster hit both critically and commercially. The box office collection of the movie was quite high though the budget was also high. The movie grossed $1.025 billion in total. Tim was nominated for the Best Director Category at the 2010 Scream Awards. The movie was also nominated at Golden Globe and Grammy. It also received three nominations at the Academy Awards.

IMDb 6.5 / Release Date: 2010
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton

1. Corpse Bride (2005)

Tim Burton Movie Corpse Bride
The perfect animation musical fantasy does not exist. Johnny Depp is in lead here giving the voice to the character Victor, the male protagonist. The film grossed $117.2 million on the box officeover a budget of $40 million. The plot goes like that Victor is about to get married and he is pulled into the underworld by a zombie bride who is a music lover and wishes to end her loneliness. This is one of those Tim Burton Movies which he co-directed. The film was a critical success too and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

IMDb 7.4 / Release Date: 2005
Trailer / Director: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson


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