Film Films Scored By Basil Poledouris

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List of movies with music composed by Basil Poledouris, listed alphabetically with trailers of the movies when available. This list includes any film scores composed by Basil Poledouris, ranging from smaller indie movies to larger blockbuster pictures. Film composers are responsible for writing and composing the music that plays during the movie, which is particularly important for dramas and adventure movies- imagine what Lord of the Rings would have sounded like without an amazing score. Useful bits of trivia are can be found below, such as who directed each film scored by Basil Poledouris and when the movie was first released. Basil Poledouris is a world renowned film composer, so if you're a music buff use this list to find the names of Basil Poledouris soundtracks that you haven't heard before.

List is made up of many different movies, including RoboCop and The Hunt for Red October.

This Basil Poledouris films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by Basil Poledouris?"

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Big Wednesday Gary Busey, Jan-Michael Vincent, Barbara Hale Big Wednesday is a 1978 American coming of age film directed by John Milius. Co-written by Milius and Dennis Aaberg, it is loosely based on their own experiences at Malibu and a short story ...more

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Breakdown Kurt Russell, Kathleen Quinlan, J. T. Walsh Breakdown is a 1997 American thriller film, written and directed by Jonathan Mostow. The film stars Kurt Russell, J. T. Walsh, and Kathleen Quinlan. The original music score was composed by ...more

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Bunyan and Babe Kelsey Grammer, John Goodman, Jeff Foxworthy Bunyan and Babe is an upcoming computer-animated feature film. It is directed by Jim Rygiel and Tony Bancroft and features the voices of John Goodman as Paul Bunyan and Jeff Foxworthy as Babe ...more

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Cecil B. Demented Maggie Gyllenhaal, Melanie Griffith, Alicia Witt Cecil B. Demented is a 2000 American black comedy film written and directed by John Waters. The film stars Melanie Griffith as a snobby A-list Hollywood actress who is kidnapped by a band of ...more

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Celtic Pride Larry Bird, Deion Sanders, Dan Aykroyd Celtic Pride is a 1996 American comedy written by Judd Apatow and Colin Quinn, and directed by Tom DeCerchio. It stars Daniel Stern and Dan Aykroyd as Mike O'Hara and Jimmy Flaherty, two ...more

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Cherry 2000 Melanie Griffith, Laurence Fishburne, Ben Johnson Cherry 2000 is a 1987 science fiction cult film starring Melanie Griffith and David Andrews.

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Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow Conan the Barbarian is a 1982 sword and sorcery/adventure film directed and co-written by John Milius. It is based on stories by Robert E. Howard, a pulp fiction writer of the 1930s, about the ...more

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Conan the Destroyer Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilt Chamberlain, André the Giant Conan the Destroyer is a 1984 American sword and sorcery/adventure film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mako Iwamatsu reprising their roles as Conan and Akiro ...more

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Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Mike Tyson, Paul Hogan, Jonathan Banks Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles is a 2001 Australian-American comedy film, directed by Simon Wincer and starring Paul Hogan. It is the sequel to the 1988 film "Crocodile" Dundee II and ...more

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Extreme Close-Up Jim McMullan, Regis Cordic, Katherine Woodville Extreme Close-Up is a 1973 film directed by Jeannot Szwarc and written by Michael Crichton. It deals with privacy in an ever growing technological age.

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Farewell to the King Nick Nolte, James Fox, Nigel Havers Farewell to the King is a 1989 film, written and directed by John Milius. It stars Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, and Gerry Lopez and is based on the 1969 novel L'Adieu au Roi by Pierre ...more

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Flesh and Blood Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rutger Hauer, Nancy Cartwright Flesh and Blood is a 1985 dramatic adventure film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Burlinson and Jack Thompson. The script was written by Verhoeven ...more

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Flight of the Intruder Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Danny Glover Flight of the Intruder is a 1991 film directed by John Milius, based on the novel of the same name by former Grumman A-6 Intruder pilot Stephen Coonts. The film stars Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe ...more

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For Love of the Game Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, J.K. Simmons For Love of the Game is a 1999 American drama sports film based on the novel of the same title by Michael Shaara. It is directed by Sam Raimi and stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston. The film ...more

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Free Willy Danielle Harris, Michael Madsen, Michael Ironside Free Willy is a 1993 American family drama film that was released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment label. The film stars Jason James Richter as a delinquent boy who becomes ...more

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Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home Michael Madsen, Joan Lunden, M. Emmet Walsh Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home is a 1995 family film, directed Dwight H. Little, and released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment banner. It is a sequel to the 1993 film Free Willy, ...more

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Free Willy 3: The Rescue Roger Cross, August Schellenberg, Patrick Kilpatrick Free Willy 3: The Rescue is a 1997 family film directed by Sam Pillsbury, and starring Jason James Richter and August Schellenberg. Released by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment ...more

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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson. The film was written by Don Michael Paul and directed by Simon Wincer. Loosely based on ...more

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Hot Shots! Part Deux Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Rowan Atkinson Hot Shots! Part Deux is a 1993 comedy/parody film, and a sequel to the 1991 comedy Hot Shots!. The sequel primarily spoofs the 1988 action film Rambo III. Directed again by Jim Abrahams, the ...more

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If These Walls Could Talk 2 Sharon Stone, Ellen DeGeneres, Rashida Jones If These Walls Could Talk 2 is a 2000 television movie in the United States, broadcast on HBO. It follows three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods. As with ...more

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Iron Eagle Louis Gossett, Jr., Melora Hardin Iron Eagle is a 1986 American-Canadian action film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Jason Gedrick and Louis Gossett, Jr. While it received mixed reviews, the film earned US$24,159,872 at ...more

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It's My Party Olivia Newton-John, Margaret Cho, Greg Louganis It's My Party is a 1996 American drama film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, it was one of the first feature films to address the topic of AIDS patients dying with dignity. The film is ...more

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Lassie Michelle Williams, Helen Slater, Richard Farnsworth Lassie is a 1994 adventure family film directed by Daniel Petrie and featuring the fictional collie Lassie.

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Les Misérables Uma Thurman, Claire Danes, Liam Neeson Les Misérables is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name, directed by Bille August. It stars Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, and Claire Danes. As in ...more

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Lonesome Dove Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott, Robert Duvall Lonesome Dove is a 1989 American epic Western adventure television miniseries directed by Simon Wincer. It is a four part adaptation of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by ...more

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Making the Grade Judd Nelson, Andrew Dice Clay, Gordon Jump Making the Grade is an American film which was released in 1984. It was directed by Dorian Walker and written by Charles Gale and Gene Quintano. It was filmed at Rhodes College in Memphis,

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Mickey Blue Eyes Hugh Grant, James Caan, Jeanne Tripplehorn Mickey Blue Eyes is a 1999 British-American romantic comedy crime film directed by Kelly Makin. Hugh Grant stars as Michael Felgate, an English auctioneer living in New York City who becomes ...more

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Misfits of Science Misfits of Science is an American superhero fantasy television series that aired on NBC from October 1985 to February 1986. It features super-powered humans and their madcap adventures. A ...more

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No Man's Land Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen, Randy Quaid No Man's Land is a 1987 crime film written by Dick Wolf and directed by Peter Werner, starring D. B. Sweeney, Charlie Sheen and Randy Quaid. Brad Pitt made his acting debut in this film as an ...more

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On Deadly Ground Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Billy Bob Thornton On Deadly Ground is a 1994 environmental action-adventure film, co-produced, directed by and starring Steven Seagal, and co-starring an all-star cast that includes Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John ...more

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Protocol Goldie Hawn, Ed Begley, Jr. Protocol is a 1984 comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and Chris Sarandon. The screenplay was by Buck Henry and it was directed by Herbert Ross. Hawn plays a Washington, D.C., cocktail waitress who ...more

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Quigley Down Under Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman, Laura San Giacomo Quigley Down Under is a 1990 Australian western film. Starring Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman and Laura San Giacomo, it was directed by Simon Wincer.

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Red Dawn Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson Red Dawn is a 1984 American war film directed by John Milius and co-written by Milius and Kevin Reynolds. It stars Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, and Jennifer ...more

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Return to the Blue Lagoon Milla Jovovich, Gus Mercurio, Brian Krause Return to the Blue Lagoon is a 1991 American romance and adventure film starring Milla Jovovich and Brian Krause, produced and directed by William A. Graham. The screenplay by Leslie Stevens was ...more

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RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Films Scored By Basil Poledouris
RoboCop Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons Sergeant Warren Reed is a fictional character from the film series RoboCop, RoboCop 2, RoboCop 3.

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RoboCop 3 Eva LaRue, Jill Hennessy, Rip Torn RoboCop 3 is a 1993 American cyberpunk action film directed by Fred Dekker and written by Frank Miller and Dekker. Set in the near future in a dystopian metropolitan Detroit, Michigan, RoboCop 3 ...more

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Serial Mom Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, Suzanne Somers Serial Mom is a 1994 American dark comedy film written and directed by John Waters, starring Kathleen Turner as the title character, Sam Waterston as her husband, and Ricki Lake and Matthew ...more

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Spellbinder Kelly Preston, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Audra Lindley Spellbinder is a 1988 American thriller film directed by Janet Greek, starring Timothy Daly and Kelly Preston. The screenplay was written by Tracy Tormé. The original music score was ...more

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Split Decisions Gene Hackman, Jennifer Beals, Craig Sheffer Split Decisions is a 1988 film directed by David Drury. It stars Craig Sheffer, Jeff Fahey and Gene Hackman.

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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Films Scored By Basil Poledouris
Starship Troopers Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier, originally from an unrelated script called Bug Hunt at ...more

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Summer Lovers Daryl Hannah, Peter Gallagher, Barbara Rush Summer Lovers is a 1982 film written and directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah and Valerie Quennessen, and filmed on location on the island of Santorini, Greece. The ...more

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Switchback Jared Leto, Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover Switchback is a 1997 western thriller starring Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, Ted Levine, William Fichtner and R. Lee Ermey, set in Amarillo, Texas and moving through New Mexico & ...more

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The Blue Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Films Scored By Basil Poledouris
The Blue Lagoon Brooke Shields, William Daniels, Leo McKern The Blue Lagoon is a 1980 American romantic adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser. The screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart was based on the novel The Blue Lagoon by Henry De Vere Stacpoole. ...more

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The Hunt for Red October Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American action thriller film based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. It was directed by John McTiernan and stars Sean Connery as Captain Marko Ramius ...more

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The Jungle Book Lena Headey, John Cleese, Sam Neill Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is a 1994 American adventure film co-written and directed by Stephen Sommers, based on the Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by ...more

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The Legend of Butch & Sundance is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Films Scored By Basil Poledouris
The Legend of Butch & Sundance Rachelle Lefevre, Michael Biehn, Mark Consuelos The Legend of Butch & Sundance is a 2006 Western action drama film written by John Fasano and directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan.

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The Touch Dane Cook, Michelle Yeoh, Richard Roxburgh The Touch is a 2002 Hong Kong action/adventure martial arts film directed by Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon cinematographer Peter Pau and starring Michelle Yeoh, Ben Chaplin and Richard Roxburgh. ...more

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The War at Home Carla Gugino, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen The War at Home is a 1996 motion picture starring Emilio Estevez, Kathy Bates, and Martin Sheen. Estevez also directed the film as well as served as a co-producer.

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Tintorera Priscilla Barnes, Susan George, Hugo Stiglitz Tintorera is a 1977 Mexican-British horror film directed by René Cardona Jr and starring Susan George, Hugo Stiglitz, Fiona Lewis and Andrés García. It is based on the novel ...more

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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory Katherine Heigl, Steven Seagal, Morris Chestnut Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to Los Angeles. Directed by Geoff Murphy, it stars Steven ...more