Film List of Films Scored By Bernard Herrmann

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List of movies with music composed by Bernard Herrmann, listed alphabetically with trailers of the movies when available. This list includes any film scores composed by Bernard Herrmann, 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 Bernard Herrmann and when the movie was first released. Bernard Herrmann is a world renowned film composer, so if you're a music buff use this list to find the names of Bernard Herrmann soundtracks that you haven't heard before.

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

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5 Fingers Michael Rennie, Danielle Darrieux, Walter Hampden 5 Fingers, known also as Five Fingers, is a 1952 American spy film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Otto Lang. The screenplay by Michael Wilson was based on the book Operation ...more

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A Hatful of Rain Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Henry Silva A Hatful of Rain is a 1957 dramatic film. The movie was a rarity for its time, in its frank depiction of the effects of morphine addiction. It is a medically and sociologically accurate account ...more

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Anna and the King of Siam Rex Harrison, Irene Dunne, Lee J. Cobb Anna and the King of Siam is a 1946 drama film directed by John Cromwell. An adaptation of the 1944 novel of the same name by Margaret Landon, it was based on the fictionalized diaries of Anna ...more

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Battle of Neretva Orson Welles, Yul Brynner, Franco Nero Battle of Neretva is a 1969 Yugoslavian partisan film. The film was written by Stevan Bulajić and Veljko Bulajić, and directed by Veljko Bulajić. It is based on the true events of World War II. ...more

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Citizen Kane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Films Scored By Bernard Herrmann
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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Films Scored By Bernard Herrmann
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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Films Scored By Bernard Herrmann
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