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Old 05-16-03, 01:39 AM
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Favorite Film Scores?

To provide some yin to the yang of the soundtrack thread, let us here post our favorite scores.
  • Adventures of Robin Hood, The (1938)
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  • Conan the Barbarian (1982)
  • Henry V (1989)
  • Star Wars - A New Hope (1977)
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Old 05-16-03, 04:17 AM
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
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Old 05-16-03, 04:56 AM
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Dang. took mine!

Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Braveheart
The Third Man
Untouchables
Schindler's List
Requiem For a Dream
The Godfather Part II
Empire Strikes Back
The Phantom Menace
Aliens
Platoon
Glory
La Vita e Bella
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"Cinema Paradiso" is gorgeous. "The Mission" is too.
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Tons of them. To name a few:

Dances With Wolves
Schindler's List
The Untouchables
Platoon
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Ben Hur
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
E.T. The Extraterrestrial
Forrest Gump
Contact
Back to the Future
The Third Man
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Gone With the Wind
The Exorcist
Rocketeers


And all of the Star Wars score.
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Mothman Prophecies
Donnie Darko
Last of the Mohicans
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Lotr: FOTR is pretty damn good.

The Shining is cool and scary.

Close Encounters is John Williams' best.

Conan the Barbarian is hyper-macho and cool.

Rushmore perfectly fits the movie.

The Good the Bad and the Ugly is unbelievably good.

The Princess Bride has a great score by Mark Knopfler.

Jo Hisaishi's work is astoundingly good in all of Miazaki's movies. I like Sprited Away and Nausicaa the best.
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"Drowning by Numbers"
"The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover"
"Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me"
"Belly of an Architect"
"Prospero's Books"
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The Godfather
The Godfather Part II

and more recently
25th Hour
The Two Towers
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Top 3 of All Time:

1) Excalibur - Wagner, Orff, et al.
2) The Final Conflict (aka Omen III) - Jerry Goldsmith
3) Star Trek V: The Final Frontier - Jerry Goldsmith
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Gladiator
Out of Sight
The Crow (basically anything Graeme Revell)
Pi
Immortal Beloved
Braveheart
Glory
Jin-Roh
Avalon (Japanese Film)
Ghost in the Shell
Escaflowne (the series and the movie - by the immortally talented Yoko Kanno)
The Matrix
The Saint
Batman
Brotherhood of the Wolf
Star Wars! (all of 'em)
Deep Throat (and yes, I own it. it's very very rare)
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The Thin Red Line
The Godfather
Amadeus
Waterworld
Braveheart
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
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Bernard Hermann - Taxi Driver
and almost anything Roy Budd touched.
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Old 05-18-03, 12:51 PM
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Titus ("Finale" is my all-time favorite piece of music, and I'm far from resembling a classical music fan)
Star Wars original trilogy
Requiem for a Dream
Amelie
Henry Fool
Shawshank
SOTL
Heat/Insider (Mann sure knows his music)
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Old 05-20-03, 12:23 AM
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Batman
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Edward Scissorhands
A.I.
Return of the Jedi
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Re: Favorite Film Scores?

Many previously mentioned..
  • the Star Wars trilogy [ESB in particular]
  • Indiana Jones trilogy [ROtLA & tOD in particular]
  • Aliens
  • Back To the Future
  • the Untouchables
  • E.T.
  • Braveheart
  • Close Encounters Of the Third Kind
  • the Crow
  • Twin Peaks
  • Starman
And some not mentioned...
  • the Lion King
  • Legend [Tangerine Dream version]
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • A Bug's Life
  • Jaws
  • Most Hans Zimmer/Michael Bay collaborations [Bad Boys, the Rock, Pearl Harbor, etc..]
  • Halloween
  • Star Trek II & IV
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Stripes
  • [Disney's] Tarzan
  • Poltergeist
  • the Terminator

And I can't believe no one's mentioned SUPERMAN!!
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