Weepy Donuts seems to have first appeared as a track name in To Die For (1996).
The next example comes from the next Van Sant/Elfman collaboration Good Will Hunting (1998). One of two Elfman score tracks on the original soundtrack album, this Weepy Donuts is certainly the most popular on the list.
For the 1998 Gus Van Sant remake of Psycho (which featured Bernard Herrmann’s original score adapted by Danny Elfman and Steve Bartek), the end credits featured a song called Weepy Donuts written and performed by Bill Frisell and Wayne Horvitz.
After a long break, Weepy Donuts made an appearance in the film Milk (2008).
Weepy Donuts also made an appearance in the cue list of Terminator Salvation (2008).
As before, Weepy Donuts appears in the Gus Van Sant film, Restless (2011).
Surprise surprise! Weepy Donuts appears in the new Gus Van Sant film, Promised Land (2012).
Good news everyone! Weepy Donuts appears in the next Van Sant film, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018).