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Elfman, Danny

Overview
Works: 1,023 works in 3,024 publications in 10 languages and 92,292 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Video recordings‡vfor people with visual disabilities  Historical films  Legal drama  Comedy films  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Actor, Lyricist, Narrator, Singer, Production personnel, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Conductor, Donor, Musician, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Danny Elfman
Publications by Danny Elfman
Most widely held works by Danny Elfman
Chicago by John Kander( visu )
59 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,229 libraries worldwide
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( visu )
60 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,958 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker seems to be your average college student, but he just can't seem to catch any kind of a break. As far as his personal life is concerned, being Spider-man has brought him nothing but problems. Not only that, Mary Jane is engaged to astronaut John Jameson, and Peter is affraid that he may lose her forever. Pushed past his breaking point, Peter decides that he doesn't want to be Spider-man anymore. But a freak accident to Dr. Otto Octavius transforms him into Dr. Octopus, a super-villian with four metal tentacles coming out of him. Peter realizes that only Spider-man can stop him. Mary Jane gets caught in the middle. Harry Osborn is still wanting Peter dead and continues to blame him for the death of his father, Norman Osborn (a.k.a. The Green Goblin). Spider-man will have to push himself past his limits if he's going to survive
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( visu )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,458 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( visu )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,275 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. Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever of Peter. One day Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, resurfaces after a failed science experiment. Peter begins to notice he's losing some of his powers and wonders at the stress in his personal life. He realizes he must decide between being who he once was or retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Henry Selick( visu )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,910 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
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld( visu )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,555 libraries worldwide
Sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content
Alice in Wonderland by Tim Burton( visu )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,521 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?
Big fish by Tim Burton( visu )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,469 libraries worldwide
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
Milk by Gus Van Sant( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,313 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
Silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick( visu )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,082 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
Hulk by Ang Lee( visu )
38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
Beetle Juice ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,873 libraries worldwide
After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help
American hustle ( visu )
10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,871 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
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( visu )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,842 libraries worldwide
Will Hunting (Matt Damon, who also co-scripts) is a teenage tearaway who works as a janitor at America's top university. He writes the solution to a maths problem on a classroom blackboard, so impressing Professor Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard) that when Will is arrested for brawling, the professor arranges to have his sentence suspended if Will agrees to study with him. Will begins dating Skylar (Minnie Driver), a medical student, while also attending therapy sessions with Sean McGuire (Robin Williams). Despite his genius, Will rails against both Lambeau and McGuire's attempts to help him
Frankenweenie ( visu )
18 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,803 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
The family man by Brett Ratner( visu )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,729 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?
Charlotte's web by E. B White( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,721 libraries worldwide
A young pig depends on a rat, a spider, and a little girl to prove that, even as a runt, he's still special. As his days become numbered, it will take a miracle to save his life. Special features include: additional scenes, bloopers, commentary, music videos, and more
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco( visu )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,641 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
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,630 libraries worldwide
Three years after retiring from the FBI because of a near-fatal encounter with Hannibal Lecter, who was helping him catch the "Chesapeake Ripper", only to reveal it was Hannibal himself, Will Graham is asked by his ex-partner Jack Crawford to come solve one last case - 2 slaughtered families every full moon. They have 3 weeks until the next full moon to find the madman, but an innocent blind woman has found him first ... Will Graham must risk his family's security and his own safety to track down this one last murderer - the epitome of all evil - The Red Dragon--Container
Real steel by Shawn Levy( visu )
15 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
In a near future world where human boxing has been replaced by robot fighting, eleven-year-old Max tries to reestablish relations with his estranged father, a former boxer and conman desperately looking for a way to pay off his creditors
 
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D. Elfman
Danny Elfmann
Elfman, D.
Elfman, D. 1953-
Elfman, D. (Danny)
Elfman, Dan
Elfman, Dan 1953-
Elfman, Daniel.
Elfman, Daniel 1953-
Elfman, Daniel Robert 1953-
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Elman , David
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English (372)
French (42)
German (20)
Spanish (18)
Italian (9)
Multiple languages (7)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
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