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Casablanca
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
North by Northwest
Rebel Without A Cause
I was watching the spike tv bondathon today. How could I have forgotten the john barry scored bond films. Stupid me.
Tony DeFrancisco wrote: Donnie Darko. Mad World scares the s**t out

Damn!  That would be mine as well.  The original score and all the Tears for Fears songs are great.
Je Ff wrote: Wow, nobody has mentioned the Good, The Bad, & The Ugly.  The Trio is such a good piece of music.
Ahem...I did actually, way back in May. Wink
Wow, nobody has mentioned the Good, The Bad, & The Ugly.  The Trio is such a good piece of music.
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Just found this thread

John Williams
Star Wars (all six films) (also my fav overall scores)
Indiana Jones Trilogy
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

Howard Shore
Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Danny Elfman
Mars Attacks
Spiderman

James Horner
Willow
Titanic
Star Trek 2

Jerry Goldsmith
Star Trek 1,5,8,9,10

Harry Gregson-Williams
Chronicles of Narnia

I also loved the opening track "The Story Continues" by Patrick Doyle for the new Harry Potter film.
Just found this thread

John Williams
Star Wars (all six films) (also my fav overall scores)
Indiana Jones Trilogy
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

Howard Shore
Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Danny Elfman
Mars Attacks
Spiderman

James Horner
Willow
Titanic
Star Trek 2

Jerry Goldsmith
Star Trek 1,5,8,9,10

Harry Gregson-Williams
Chronicles of Narnia

I also loved the opening track "The Story Continues" by Patrick Doyle for the new Harry Potter film.
Donnie Darko. Mad World scares the shit out
Moulin Rouge!

and

Titanic

off the top of my head...
oceans eleven
old school (the wedding reception song)
Over the Top

'Meet me half way, across the sky..' brings a tear to the eye and blood to the shoulders.
Quote: Originally posted by Bodhi Sarkar
Can you get the Mortal Kombat soundtrack on CD anywhere?

There were two soundtracks for Mortal Kombat, a 'songs inspired by' disc and the actual score by George Clinton. I believe they are out of print now, but you can still get them used at various places.
The Empire Strikes Back is mine. It's probably because it's one of - if not my favourite - films, but everything is just perfect. The Imperial March, The Asteroid Field, Yoda's Theme... all amazing.

I love Williams' work. E.T. is probably the only score to make me cry!

As for songs, well I really liked the soundtrack for Magnolia. Probably because the movie was written around the songs (or so I read).
Quote: Originally posted by Bodhi Sarkar
Can you get the Mortal Kombat soundtrack on CD anywhere?


Yup, videogame and movie.
Can you get the Mortal Kombat soundtrack on CD anywhere?
I've got loads of teh above so i'll try to mention ones which other people havent stated.

Speed
The Crow
Casper
Dragon: The Buce Lee Story
Mortal Kombat
ALien 3
Forrest Gump
Once Upon a Time in The West
House of Flying Dagger
Heat
There're so many soundtracks that I loved. example :

- Mourin Rouge because all song re-arranged their music that seem to be good.
- Bridget Jone's Diary 1 because all song are appropriate when use in this movie.
Tom
Yeah Gabe, Ravenous has a really catchy main theme. I quite often find myself humming along to that in the shower Wink But anyways...moving on....
I think the people over at the AFI read the site or something. Their next 100 Years, 100 Whatever, is 100 Movie Scores.

The list of nominee's are here

The official site doesnt mention whether or not it'll be on TV (It had BETTER be) but they do mention a concert will be put on at the Hollywood Bowl showcasing the top 25 of the top 100 winners.
Alright, I thought about it, and my top three would have to be:

1. Suspiria (anything by Goblin basically, this is their best)
2. Once Upon a Time in the West
3. Ravenous
1. Anything by John Williams
2. The Lord of the Rings Soundtracks
3. Most of Danny Elfman's stuff
4. Rain Man
5. American Grafitti
6. Forrest Gump

Maybe more to come soon...I have to think more.
Now that Jonny's mention composers, I personally like James Newton Howard and Randy Edelman, who both composed scores for some of my fave Romantic Comedies - One Fine Day, Runaway Bride and My Best Friend's Wedding.
I also forgot to mention that I loved the score in Maid In Manhattan. Yes, the original Superman and Supergirl was good too!
Since no one did it, I´ll put a vote to the "Lord of the Rings" score, simply amazing...
But to me besides that, in no particular order, some of them are:
-Star Wars (All of them)
-The Mummy Returns
-The Mask of Zorro
-Contact
John Powell did a great job with the Bourne movies. Another recent score I was really impressed with was Sin City, which was a great collaborative effort.
So far as newer films go, I was very impressed with the score for The Bourne Supremacy. Perfect mix of styles, and it made the film 10 times better.
Dang, Forgot Batman and The Good The Bad and The Ugly.

Ennio Morricone's Untouchables score is outstanding too.
Favs off of the top of my head...

The Empire Strikes Back
E.T.
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Krull
Conan The Barbarian
Planet of The Apes (1968)
The Omen
Batman (1989)
I gotta start putting tin foil on my head, I almost started a thread on this exact topic a few days ago. I ran outta time and had to go so I didnt...hehehe

John Williams is my fav movie composer by far so most of what I pick are his scores -

ET (his best)
Star Wars movies (his second best)
Indiana Jones movies (third best)
Jaws (no particular order below)
Jurassic Park
JFK
Superman

James Horner -

Braveheart / Titanic (theyre both very similar)
Apollo 13
Aliens

Jerry Goldsmith -

Star Trek The Motion Picture
Alien
many more

Hans Zimmer -

Gladiator
Lion King
Black Hawk Down
The Rock / Crimson Tide (both similar)

Alan Silvestri -

Back to the Future movies
Flight of the Navigator
The Abyss

James Newton Howard -

The Fugitive

Thomas Newman -

The Shawshank Redemption

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Sorry for not being specific Mark, but that's good that you mentioned it.  I guess both scores and best collection would be good.

I don't have a favorite score because I usually just buy soundtracks that features bands.
Hard to say. Do you mean Movie Soundtracks with the best scores or Movie Soundtracks with the best collection of Music/ songs that best reflects the movie?

My favourite score is from
Entrapment

Favourite Soundtracks with music would be Notting Hill and Mannequin
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Best Movie Soundtrack
I would love people to tell their favorite movie soundtracks.  I have a few but one that I love is probably a movie I didn't even like that much which is "Singles"