Top Ten John Williams Scores


The Top Ten

1 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

This movie has one of best pieces of music ever written for film!

The empire strikes back has stunning tracks like yoda’s theme and han and the princess and absolute icons like the imperial march and obviously the main star wars theme

2 Raiders of the Lost Ark
3 Jurassic Park

I can't believe, its not in the ranking! Wonderful themes, great action parts. For sure one of his three best ones!

This great and inspirational song deserves to be in top 3

outstanding, gives me Goosebumps every single time I listen to it

4 Jaws

Easily the best soundtrack, so suspense and chilling.

5 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

This score and the theme for Schindler's List are absolutely stunning. - ChrisZimson

Hedwig's theme what a magical sound.

6 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
7 Schindler's List

Word can't describe what this soundtrack conveyed. - RookWizard

When it comes to a film like this, it is difficult for a composer to do it justice and make the score as heart-wrenching as the film itself. John Williams did so with grace.

Most emotional, incredibly written music of all time... only John Williams. - everton96

Violin theme for ltzhak perlman and john willams copomsed touch my heart

8 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
9 Superman

The Superman score by far the best movie soundtrack ever. The opening credit speaks for its self. It captures the character perfectly.

10 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

I think its one of the greatest movie scores of all time. especially the escape and goodbye scene. its just so dramatically sad and its fantastic.

I would of expected ET up in the top 5

Excellent theme for et but john willams was great composor toet

The Contenders

11 Star Wars

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12 Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban

They are all great. - Nebular65


13 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
14 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
15 Home Alone
16 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
17 Memoirs of a Geisha
18 Lincoln
19 Hook

Very underrated, but that one song with You are the Pan, so so beautiful

20 War Horse
21 The Lost World: Jurassic Park

It's my second favourite theme. This movie is amazing and I love the music. Sounds so dark and amazing. The entire movie is just... Wow... Easily one of the most wow things ever lol.

Underrated soundtrack because of mixed reception on movie.

22 The Sugarland Express
23 Dracula
24 The Book Thief
25 A.I. Artificial Intelligence
26 The Mission

For those of you who don't know, John Williams composed this multi-piece, The Mission, which served as different themes for NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, The Olympic Games, etc.

27 The Olympic Spirit
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Star Wars
2. Jaws
3. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
1. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
2. Schindler's List
3. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
2. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
3. Star Wars

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