ByGenevieve Van Voorhis, writer at
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Genevieve Van Voorhis

Hands down one of the single greatest composers in Hollywood (or number one, according to this list), Danny Elfman has set over a hundred movies to music. Since 1985, he and Tim Burton have gone together like peanut butter and jelly, and we couldn't be happier that they found each other.

Now, untangle your headphones and enjoy the top 10 musical movie and TV moments of Danny Elfman.

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985)

Beetlejuice (1989)

Batman (1989)

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Tales From The Crypt (1989 – 1996)

The Frighteners (1996)

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Corpse Bride (2005)

Alice In Wonderland (2010)

More of a John Williams fan? Check out this article about the composer of Jaws, Indiana Jones, ET and even more classics. Or read what the composer of Suicide Squad has to say about music in cinema.

What's your favorite Danny Elfman score?


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