Timeline of Films Directed by Tim Burton

Tim Burton

Timothy Walter “Tim” Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, macabre, and quirky horror and fantasy films such as the horror comedy fantasy Beetlejuice (1988), the romantic dark fantasy Edward Scissorhands (1990), and the musical fantasy-thriller The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). Wikipedia

Tim Burton has also directed several more mainstream, big blockbuster films such as  Batman (1989), Planet of the Apes (2001), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and  Alice in Wonderland (2010), which is Burton’s most successful film to date.

Burton Often works closely with the same actors, especially Johnny Depp who will reprise his role as the Mad Hatter in the upcoming Alice in Wonderland squeal, Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Timeline of films directed by Tim Burton

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This timeline span several decades, so when you first open it some of the events will be hidden.

Make sure you zoom in to different periods on the timeline to uncover all of the events.

Image Credit: “Tim Burton by Gage Skidmore” by Gage Skidmore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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