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Old 27-06-2013, 16:44
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Been browsing round Youtube this afternoon listening to some of my favourite movie themes trying to decide which is my favourite of all time. There's been many classics through the years, but I've narrowed it down and I genuinely can't choose between Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones.

So thought I'd throw it open to DS. Which is your favourite? Any underrated classic movie themes that never seem to get any love?
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Old 27-06-2013, 18:17
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Blade Runner & Once Upon A Time In The West are a couple of my favourites. Pity the days are gone when composers like Max Steiner, Dimitri Tiomkin, Victor Young etc wrote great film scores back in the '50s.
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Old 27-06-2013, 18:42
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Beetlejuice
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Old 27-06-2013, 18:48
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Midnight Cowboy Theme by John Barry:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGORPUzLxtU

And the opening sequence and song "Everybody's Talkin" written by Fred Neil and sung by Harry Nilsson:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lb5LdJ7cLc
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Old 27-06-2013, 18:54
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Dambusters

Der Der Der Der de de Der Der.......
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Old 27-06-2013, 19:00
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Star Wars!
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Old 27-06-2013, 19:01
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Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Superman (1978) and The Good The Bad and The Ugly. Don't make me choose
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Old 27-06-2013, 19:10
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Love a lot of the aforementioned themes .....Star Wars , Indy, Jurassic Park, Superman etc. I also really like Batman theme from the Tim Burton films. Another favourite of mine is Witches Of Eastwick which is very similar to the Harry Potter theme.
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Old 27-06-2013, 19:24
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Back To The Future
Casualties Of War
For A Few Dollars More
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Old 27-06-2013, 20:25
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Dracula by John Williams
Schindlers List by John Williams
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Old 27-06-2013, 20:37
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Wojciech Kilar's score for Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). Often used during other (scary) movie trailers.
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Old 28-06-2013, 00:30
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Old 28-06-2013, 01:57
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Where to even begin?

Dambusters
Back to the Future
Batman - Tim Burton Version
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Halloween
Escape From New York
Star Wars
Ghostbusters
The Godfather - Gotta love the Strings
The Pianist
Lord of The Rings
Superman
Indiana Jones
Electric Dreams
The Journey of Natty Gann

And loads more though got to say listening back to some of these Natty Gann brings the most smiles to me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iC1bwAogfc
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Old 28-06-2013, 07:29
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My all time favorite is Star wars, with our technology now a days imagine if they will make a remake of this film it would be so cool.
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Old 28-06-2013, 07:31
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Indiana Jones, Superman, Harry Potter, Jaws.
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Old 28-06-2013, 12:13
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My all time favorite is Star wars, with our technology now a days imagine if they will make a remake of this film it would be so cool.
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Old 28-06-2013, 12:21
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I completely forgot to add 13 Monkeys to my list
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Old 28-06-2013, 13:30
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So many good ones! My top would be (in no particular order)

Once Upon a Time in the West
Midnight Express
The Mission
Out of Africa
Dances with Wolves
ET
Schlinder's List
The Deer Hunter
Cria Cuervos (Porque te vas?)
The Piano
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Old 28-06-2013, 22:49
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I doubt I could narrow it down to one score. In terms of individual pieces of music, the theme from Schindler's List and Gabriel's Oboe from The Mission are both outstandingly beautiful and haunting, I couldn't pick between them.

In terms of overall score though, it has to be a list:

The Mission
Schindler's List
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Lord of the Rings trilogy
The Godfather
Harry Potter
Star Wars
ET
Indiana Jones
Cinema Paradiso
Out of Africa
Gone With the Wind
Murder on the Orient Express
Shawshank Redemption
Gladiator

I'm sure there are others I've forgotten!
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Old 28-06-2013, 22:53
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Old 29-06-2013, 11:36
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Chariots of Fire.
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Old 29-06-2013, 12:19
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Superman, Star Wars, ET, Raiders of the Lost Ark, pretty much John Williams all the way.
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Old 03-07-2013, 22:01
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Batman ('89) - I love the whole soundtrack not just the main theme
Edward Scissorhands
Shawshank Redemption end credits piece
Beetlejuice
Back to the Future
Ghostbusters - Bernstein's score rather than Ray Parker Jr's song
Revolutionary Road - Thomas Newman
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Old 03-07-2013, 22:39
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You certainly can not beat any Jerry Goldsmith soundtrack, particularly The Omen & Total Recall, to name a couple.
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Old 03-07-2013, 22:55
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Pulp Fiction!
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