Tim Burton's 18th feature film, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, is in cinemas now, so what better time to venture back through the legendary filmmaker's back catalogue and separate the wheat from the chaff?
Burton has had one of the most storied and fascinating careers of any A-list director over the last three decades, venturing from the unassuming family comedy through to the billion-dollar tentpole...and every weird fancy in-between.
Though Burton may have become especially inconsistent over the last decade-or-so, at least even if his films don't come together narratively, they usually (with two major exceptions) manage to serve up gorgeous style in spades.
And as for what's coming next? He's still working on getting Beetlejuice 2 made, and has been signed to helm Disney's live-action Dumbo movie, both of which could really go either way.
From his recent low-point to his single unassailable masterwork, here is every Tim Burton movie ranked from worst to best...
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