Top Ten John Barry Film Scores

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One of James Bond's most important people during its early years, here are the greatest scores composed by John Barry (1933-2011).

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1You Only Live Twice
2Out of Africa

Most haunting, beautiful score ever written for motion pictures,
Capturing both the sheer immensity of Africa, and the love of the country and each other -- Meryl Streep's Danish countess, and her lover, a famed British big game hunter, played by Robert Redford. If you don't reach for a kleenex during the flight over the massive African plain, you're missing a pulse.

3Goldfinger
4The Ipcress File
5Moonraker
6On Her Majesty's Secret Service

The main theme is the most exciting, powerful, atmospheric piece of action music ever written and when coupled to the heartbreaking melody of We Have all the time in the world as well as all the cues in between this soundtrack must be one of the best ever to meld music and film together. It is not only the melodies but the fantastic arrangements and production that sets this music apart

7Dances With Wolves

I can't believe this isn't Number One. I especially love the opening titles theme and Two Socks' theme. I cry when I hear it because of how powerfully it tells the story of the Native Americans and how they were unfairly treated by the white men. One of my favorite films and film soundtracks of all time!

8The Man With the Golden Gun
9Body Heat
10Midnight Cowboy

The Contenders

11Diamonds Are Forever
12Indecent Proposal
13King Kong
14Octopussy
15Peggy Sue Got Married
16The Day of the Locust
17Masquerade
18Somewhere in Time
19Mercury Rising
20Enigma
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1. You Only Live Twice
2. Out of Africa
3. Goldfinger
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1. Moonraker
2. You Only Live Twice
3. Diamonds Are Forever
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