Top Ten Best Movie Soundtracks


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301Alice in Wonderland (Danny Elfman)
302The Perks of Being a Wallflower

He had a great soundtrack

303The Day of the Doctor
304War Story (Mark Jackson)
305Cat People
306From Dusk till Dawn (Graeme Revell)
307The Dark Knight Rises (Hans Zimmer)

Best of the Zimmer's

308Dinosaur (James Newton Howard)

If you haven't heard "The Egg Travels", go listen to it now. It's magical to the Nth degree. - higgsboson2142

309Alien 3 (Elliott Goldenthal)

Outstanding score. Dark, dreary, and with a memorable adagio.

310Divergent (Junkie XL)
311The Imitation Game (Alexandre Desplat)
312Breaking Glass (Hazel O'Connor)

Just saw Hazel O'Connor live again, a couple of weeks ago, performing most of this soundtrack, and it still sounded fresh and inspiring. So, my partner and me, decided to watch the movie again this weekend too.

313Cha Cha

Dutch movie from 1979, featuring Herman Brood, Nina Hagen and Lene Lovich as part of cast, as well as soundtrack. Plus several Dutch bands, mainly unknown. Hilarious cover-version of 'Knockin' on Herman's (Heaven's) Door' by Nina Hagen with lyrics about Sid & Nancy.

314More (Pink Floyd)

Can't believe this is so low on this list! Too many kids are voting on this list when you see that Tarantino soundtracks are ranked higher. I mean, A soundtrack of past hits isn't really a soundtrack. It's more a compilation of songs to promote sells. In contrast the Pink Floyd were asked to write songs that match the story of the movie ( including the time of the song that were in synchronity with the time of the scene ).

Like 'La Vallee', directed by Barbet Schroeder with music by Pink Floyd, 'More' is about a heroin-addict in Ibiza. Stand-out tracks are 'The Nile Song' and 'Green is the Colour'.

315La Vallée (Pink Floyd)

Best known by the soundtracks album-title 'Obscured by Clouds' by Pink Floyd.

316The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (Sex Pistols)

Julien Temple's mockumentary about the short, but exciting career of the Sex Pistols spawned a great double-album, that features, apart from some classic Pistols-songs (God save the Queen, Anarchy in the UK, etc), many brilliant cover-versions (My Way, Substitute, come on everybody, Roadrunner, (I'm not your) Steppin' Stone and a hilarious Johnny B. Goode, plus others). Also features songs by Edward Tudor-Pole (Who killed Bambi? ) and special guest Ronnie Biggs.

317American Hardcore

This OST features the best American Hardcore-Punk there is, by bands like Bad Brains, Minor Threat, MDC, Black Flag, Circle Kerks, Flipper, Agnostic Front, D.O.A., Adolescents and many others. Great documentary too.

318Kalt wie Eis

In the Uk released as 'Strike back' ('81), this little known German movie has an exellent soundtrack featuring great 80's NDW-bands like Abwaerts, Tempo, Neonbabies, Extrabreit, Malaria, Blixa Bargeld and many others. My favourite is the title-track by Tempo.

319Iron Man 3 (Brian Tyler)
320Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (Alexandre Desplat, Aaron Zigman)

This soundtrack is truly stunning, profound and shows a reflection of the pure and utter beauty of not just this movie, but also the world around us.

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