14. Corpse Bride
Tim Burton's name carried weight in the stop-motion field for years thanks to his association with both The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach - but his first attempt at actually directing one of the animated films didn't exactly have the greatest results. Corpse Bride is okay -- featuring some tremendous animation and fun Danny Elfman songs - but there's not much to it. Thankfully, it wouldn't be his last time in the medium.
13. Sleepy Hollow
Filmmakers have been adapting the legend of Sleepy Hollow since the late 19th century (no joke), and in the context of that history, Tim Burton's version is... fine. Of the eight Burton/Johnny Depp collaborations, it sits as fourth best, which is entirely appropriate. It probably won't ever be considered the definitive big screen version of the tale, but it certainly has a nice collection of scares and compelling atmosphere.
12. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tim Burton would have been better off finding a lead with a better voice than Johnny Depp for his feature version of the musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - but the movie basically works because it does a good job keeping to the source material. The director makes full use of the R-rating, constructing some gruesome horror bits in the process, and there's even a solid romance put together as well.
11. Big Eyes
The style of Tim Burton is distinctive to the point that you know it as soon as you see it, but 2014's Big Eyes represents the director at his most restrained. Dialing his bolder eccentricities down in favor of telling the story of another artist with equally instantly recognizable style, the result is a tight drama featuring some really fantastic turns from both Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz.