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Discussion in 'Star Wars And Film Music' started by Mastadge, Feb 9, 2001.

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  1. Mastadge

    Mastadge Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Please don't use soundtracks that are just compilations of songs by popular bands. I mean original soundtracks.
     
  2. DarthBoba

    DarthBoba Manager Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    In my experience:

    #5: Speed
    #4: The X-Files-Fight the Future
    #3: ANH SE
    #2: TPM UE
    #1: TESB SE
     
  3. NathanDahlin

    NathanDahlin Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    1. Return of the Jedi
    2. The Phantom Menace
    3. The Empire Strikes Back
    4. A New Hope
     
  4. Mastadge

    Mastadge Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh, we're doing top fives? OK, here's my list, 1 being best on the list

    #5. Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book/ Antz tie
    #4. Star Wars Trilogy
    #3. Farewell to the King
    #2. E.T. The Extraterrestrial
    #1. Conan the Barbarian
     
  5. Captain Page

    Captain Page Jedi Master star 3

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    #4: Apollo 13
    #3: Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace**
    #2: Crimson Tide
    #1: The Star Wars Trilogy: Special Edition

    I can't think of just one for #5.

    **The original TPM CD, not the "Ultimate Edition" or whatever it was called
     
  6. MusicJedi

    MusicJedi Jedi Youngling star 2

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    #10 Glory
    #9 ID4
    #8 The Piano
    #7 Star Wars: A New Hope
    #6 Ghost in the Darkness
    #5 Last of the Mohicans
    #4 Raiders of the Lost Ark
    #3 Conan the Barbarian
    #2 Empire Strikes Back
    #1 Schindler's List

     
  7. ewingpilot

    ewingpilot Jedi Youngling star 3

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    1) Star Wars ROTJ
    2) Mission: Impossible
    3) Forest Gump
    4) Shawshank Redemption
    EDIT:
    5) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
     
  8. Rokangus

    Rokangus Jedi Knight star 5

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    1)ESB
    2)Gladiator
    3)ROTJ
    4)TPM
    5)ANH
    6)Armageddon
    7)Glory
    8)Last of the Mohicans
    9)Far and Away
    10)Independence Day

     
  9. Lt.Cmdr.Thrawn

    Lt.Cmdr.Thrawn Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    TESB SE = BEST film soundtrack EVER!
     
  10. dehrian

    dehrian Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    5. Jaws
    4. The Godfather
    3. The Sting
    2. Vertigo
    1. Lawrence of Arabia
     
  11. jamesdrax

    jamesdrax Jedi Master star 6

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    50. Hook - John Williams
    49. Superman - John Williams
    48. Shaft - David Arnold
    47. Dances with Wolves - John Barry
    46. Last of the Dogmen - David Arnold
    45. The Young Americans - David Arnold
    44. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom - John Williams
    43. Raiders of the Lost Ark - John Williams
    42. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - John Williams
    41. The Colour Purple - Quincy Jones
    40. Empire of the Sun - John Williams
    39. The X-Files: Fight the Future - Mark Snow
    38. The Lion King - Hans Zimmer
    37. Dinosaur - James Newton Howard
    36. The Sixth Sense - James Newton Howard
    35. Alien Resurrection - John Frizzel
    34. Out of Africa - John Barry
    33. Somewhere in Time - John Barry
    32. Elizabeth - David Hirschfelder
    31. Bram Stoker's Dracula - Wojciech Kilar
    30. Ghostbusters 2 - Randy Edelman
    29. Aliens - James Horner
    28. The Mummy - Jerry Goldsmith
    27. Star Trek 5: The Final Frontier - Jerry Goldsmith
    26. Titanic - James Horner
    25. Braveheart - James Horner
    24. Men in Black - Danny Elfman
    23. Tomorrow Never Dies - David Arnold
    22. The World is Not Enough - David Arnold
    21. Mars Attacks! - Danny Elfman
    20. Vertigo - Bernard Herrmann
    19. Psycho - Bernard Herrmann
    18. Schindler's List - John Williams
    17. E.T. The Extra-terrestrial - John Williams
    16. Alien 3 - Elliot Goldenthal
    15. Superman - John Williams
    14. Star Wars Saga - John Williams
    13. Ghostbusters - Elmer Burnstein
    12. Hannibal - Hans Zimmer
    11. Gladiator - Hans Zimmer
    10. Alien - Jerry Goldsmith
    9. Saving Private Ryan - John Williams
    8. Jaws - John Williams
    7. The Lost World - John Williams
    6. Jurassic Park - John Williams
    5. Godzilla - David Arnold
    4. The Patriot - John Williams
    3. Batman Returns - Danny Elfman
    2. Stargate - David Arnold
    1. Independence Day - David Arnold
     
  12. Luukeskywalker

    Luukeskywalker Force Ghost star 5

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    1. TPM- John Williams
    2. ESB- John Williams
    3. ROTJ- John Williams
    4. ANH- John Williams
    5. Raiders of the Lost Ark- John Williams
    6. Temple of Doom- John Williams
    7. Last Crusade- John Williams
    8. Superman- John Williams
    9. Back to the Future- Alan Silvestri
    10. Batman- Danny Elfman
     
  13. Paranoid_Android

    Paranoid_Android Jedi Youngling star 1

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    -All 4 SW soundtracks
    -The Replacment Killers
    -Raiders of the Lost Ark- John Williams
     
  14. Cindé of Naboo

    Cindé of Naboo Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I don't know if I can put them in any particular order, but here's a few of my favorites:

    E.T.
    All the SW movies
    All the Indiana Jones movies
    Schindler's List
    Angela's Ashes
    Amistad
    Jurassic Park
    Back to the Future
    Star Trek II
     
  15. MaxVeers

    MaxVeers TFN FanFilms Staff, Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    1. The Empire Strikes Back
    2. A New Hope
    3. Return of the Jedi
    4. Glory
    5. Last of the Mohicans
     
  16. XCountryJedi

    XCountryJedi Jedi Youngling star 3

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    1. The Empire Strikes Back SE

    Gotta love the Imperial March!
     
  17. Jeff 42

    Jeff 42 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    ESB SE is not merely my favorite soundtrack ever, it is my favorite *album* ever! :)

    After that, I'd say Raiders of the Lost Ark and the other SW movies.
     
  18. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I can't quantify these but here's some favorites:

    SW saga
    Back to the Future
    Jurassic Park
    Dances with Wolves
    Jaws
    Godfather
    Ben Hur
    French Connection
    Psycho
    Philadelphia


    I might think of more later.
     
  19. DarthHomer

    DarthHomer Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    5 Batman Returns (love the different themes for the 3 main characters)
    4 Raiders of the Lost Ark
    3 Jaws (simple, but brilliant)
    2 Edward Scissorhands (most beautiful score ever!)
    1. Star Wars (all 4)

    Yep, it's Williams and Elfman all the way for me! :)
     
  20. Commander Antilles

    Commander Antilles Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    The SW saga.
    Jaws
    Superman
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Blade Runner
    ET
    Hunt for Red October
    James Bond theme
     
  21. Rogue1-and-a-half

    Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oooo, Hunt for Red October was good.
     
  22. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    There are plenty of honorable mentions, but for the sake of time:

    10 - Raiders of the Lost Ark
    9 - Gettysburg
    8 - Transformers the Movie
    7 - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    6 - Braveheart and More Music from Braveheart
    5 - Dragonheart
    4 - The Rock
    (these three change daily)
    3 - Episode I/ Star Wars SE (tie)
    2 - Return of the Jedi SE
    1 - Empire Strikes Back SE
     
  23. Rogue1-and-a-half

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    Gotta say, Shane is very nice too. I love the pounding bass as Shane rides into town at the end, and then when the orchestra comes in, sheer heaven.
     
  24. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    1: Ultimate Edition of PM
    2: Return of the Jedi
    3: Gladiator
    4: Braveheart
    5: Dragonheart
     
  25. klingklang

    klingklang Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    1) Fellini's Casanova
    2) ESB
    3) Vertigo
    4) Fistful of Dollars
    5) Doctor Zhivago
    6) ROTJ
    7) Lawrence of Arabia
    8) Trois Couleurs: Bleu
    9) Kafka
    10) The Ninth Gate
     
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