1. Batman (1989)

After success with the project Beetlejuice (1988), director Tim Burton was hired by Warner Bros.

In the movie, Nicholson plays the villain Joker and causes chaos in Gotham City, forcing Batman to take action.

2. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

10 movies that made Tim Burton famous

Burton’s talent for telling fantasy and mythological stories is evidenced in Edward Scissorhands.

Edward Scissorhands received an Oscar nomination for makeup and achieved revenue four times the original budget of 20 million USD.

3. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

10 movies that made Tim Burton famous

The stop-motion animated film was directed by Henry Selick.

The Nightmare Before Christmas tells the story of Jack Skellington – the king of Halloween town.

4. Ed Wood (1994)

10 movies that made Tim Burton famous

With a score of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes and two Oscars awarded, Ed Wood is a film that cannot be ignored when looking back at Tim Burton’s career.

At the time before the movie was filmed, actor Johnny Depp was feeling bored with his career.

5. Big Fish (2003)

10 movies that made Tim Burton famous

Big Fish is an imaginative and moving story based on fatherhood.

The film grossed 122.9 million USD and received four Golden Globe nominations, including `Best Comedy/Musical`.