How Well Do You Know Tim Burton?

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Tim Burton Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know one of Hollywood's most distinctive creative forces?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At which studio was Burton working when he produced his first two (professionally-made, anyway) animated short films?
    • A. 

      Warner Brothers

    • B. 

      Disney

    • C. 

      Hammer

    • D. 

      Pixar

  • 2. 
    In 1982 Burton wrote and directed an animated short film that served as a tribute to one of his favorite actors - who actually lent his voice to the film. What was it called?
  • 3. 
    True or False: Tim Burton appeared briefly in Cameron Crowe's comedy Singles as a director of dating videos.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Tim Burton's first crack at directing a big-budget movie came with this 1989 superhero blockbuster.
  • 5. 
    What is the name of the model and actress who was once Burton's significant other and appeared in a number of his films?
    • A. 

      Tina Louise

    • B. 

      Tia Maria

    • C. 

      Lisa Marie

    • D. 

      Tina Marie

  • 6. 
    Which Burton film was a loving biopic of the man affectionately known as the worst director of all time?
  • 7. 
    Which film marked the first collaboration between the director and Johnny Depp?
  • 8. 
    Including Dark Shadows, how many Burton-directed films have starred Johnny Depp (including animated films)?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 9. 
    What was the first feature film that Burton directed?
    • A. 

      Beetlejuice

    • B. 

      Pee Wee's Big Adventure

    • C. 

      Frankenweenie

    • D. 

      Batman

  • 10. 
    What was the first film on which Burton worked with Helena Bonham Carter?
    • A. 

      Planet of the Apes

    • B. 

      Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    • C. 

      Alice in Wonderland

    • D. 

      Sleepy Hollow

  • 11. 
    True or False: Burton is also a published poet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    One of the few false steps on his resume, this 1994 comedy fantasy produced by Burton starred Chris Elliott in the title role.
  • 13. 
    Which actor/actress notably played a dual role in Burton's Mars Attacks!?
    • A. 

      Sarah Jessica Parker

    • B. 

      Michael J. Fox

    • C. 

      Natalie Portman

    • D. 

      Jack Nicholson

  • 14. 
    Which legendary crooner did Burton prominently feature in both Edward Scissorhands and Mars Attacks!?
    • A. 

      Frank Sinatra

    • B. 

      Tom Jones

    • C. 

      Ricky Valenz

    • D. 

      Buddy Holly

  • 15. 
    What was the last Batman film to be directed by Burton?
    • A. 

      Batman

    • B. 

      Batman Returns

    • C. 

      Batman Forever

    • D. 

      Batman & Robin

  • 16. 
    Danny Elfman has worked with Burton on numerous films in what capacity?
    • A. 

      Cinematographer

    • B. 

      Art director

    • C. 

      Composer

    • D. 

      Make-up director

  • 17. 
    True or False: Burton has never been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The upcoming Frankenweenie marks Burton's first collaboration with Winona Ryder since which film?
    • A. 

      Beetlejuice

    • B. 

      Big Fish

    • C. 

      Sleepy Hollow

    • D. 

      Edward Scissorhands

  • 19. 
    Which of these films did Burton NOT direct?
    • A. 

      Corpse Bride

    • B. 

      A Nightmare Before Christmas

    • C. 

      Sweeney Todd

    • D. 

      Alice in Wonderland

  • 20. 
    Which of Burton's films - still considered to be one of his most personal works - was the first to be based on a story and characters that he himself created?
    • A. 

      Beetlejuice

    • B. 

      Pee Wee's Big Adventure

    • C. 

      Edward Scissorhands

    • D. 

      Corpse Bride

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