Film List of Films Scored By Dave Grusin

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

List includes The Goonies, The Graduate and more.

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

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...And Justice for All Al Pacino, Craig T. Nelson, Jeffrey Tambor ...And Justice for All is a 1979 courtroom drama film, directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, and Lee Strasberg. Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Craig ...more

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A Dry White Season Marlon Brando, Susan Sarandon, Donald Sutherland A Dry White Season is a film released in 1989 by Davros Films and Sundance Productions and distributed by MGM. It was directed by Euzhan Palcy and produced by Paula Weinstein, Mary Selway and ...more

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Absence of Malice Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban Absence of Malice is a 1981 American drama film starring Paul Newman, Sally Field, and Bob Balaban, directed by Sydney Pollack. The title refers to the legal definition of libel defamation, and ...more

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Adam at 6 A.M. Michael Douglas, Joe Don Baker, Dana Elcar Adam at 6 A.M. is a 1970 American film directed by Robert Scheerer. The film did not receive much attention when it was released, but was the second starring role for Michael Douglas. The movie ...more

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Author! Author! Al Pacino, Tuesday Weld, Dyan Cannon Author! Author! is a 1982 film directed by Arthur Hiller, written by Israel Horovitz and is loosely autobiographical. It stars Al Pacino, Dyan Cannon and Tuesday Weld. It concerns the familial ...more

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Bobby Deerfield Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey Bobby Deerfield is a 1977 American romantic drama film directed by Sidney Pollack and starring Al Pacino and Marthe Keller. Loosely based on the 1961 novel Heaven Has No Favorites by Erich Maria ...more

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Candy Marlon Brando, Ringo Starr, Richard Burton Candy is a 1968 sex farce film directed by Christian Marquand based on the 1958 novel by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg, from a screenplay by Buck Henry. The film satirizes pornographic ...more

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Divorce American Style Debbie Reynolds, Dick Van Dyke, Jean Simmons Divorce American Style is a 1967 American satirical comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and starring Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Simmons, Jason Robards and Van Johnson. Norman Lear ...more

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Even Money Kelsey Grammer, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito Even Money is a 2006 American crime film. The story concerns three strangers who are addicted to gambling and how their lives come to be intertwined. They are a novelist who struggles to write ...more

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Falling in Love Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel Falling in Love is a 1984 American romantic-drama film starring Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep and directed by Ulu Grosbard. In the film, two married strangers meet randomly, become friends, ...more

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Fire Sale Rob Reiner, Alan Arkin, Sid Caesar Fire Sale is a 1977 comedy film starring Alan Arkin as Ezra Fikus; Rob Reiner as his brother Russel; Vincent Gardenia as their father Benny; Sid Caesar as Benny's brother Sherman; Anjanette ...more

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For the Boys Vince Vaughn, Bette Midler, Andy Dick For the Boys is a 1991 film which traces the life of Dixie Leonard, a 1940s actress/singer who teams up with Eddie Sparks, a famous performer, to entertain American troops. As in The Rose, ...more

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Havana Robert Redford, Alan Arkin, Lena Olin Havana is a 1990 drama film starring Robert Redford, Lena Olin and Raúl Juliá, directed by Sydney Pollack with music by Dave Grusin. The film's plot concerns Jack Weil, an American ...more

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Heaven Can Wait Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It is the second film adaptation of Harry Segall's stageplay of the same name, preceded by Here Comes ...more

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Hope Floats Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick, Jr. Hope Floats is a 1998 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick, Jr., and Gena Rowlands. Birdee is an unassuming housewife whose life is ...more

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In the Gloaming Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda In the Gloaming is a 1997 HBO film based on a story written by Alice Elliott Dark. Directed by Christopher Reeve, it stars Glenn Close, Bridget Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg and Robert Sean Leonard.

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Ishtar Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty, Isabelle Adjani Ishtar is a 1987 American action comedy film written and directed by Elaine May and produced by Warren Beatty, who co-starred with Dustin Hoffman. The story revolves around a duo of incredibly ...more

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Lucas Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder, Corey Haim Lucas is a 1986 American teen tragicomedy film directed by David Seltzer and starring Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen and Courtney Thorne-Smith. The film was Winona Ryder's screen debut.

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Mr. Billion Jackie Gleason, Valerie Perrine, Terence Hill Mr. Billion is a 1977 film directed by Jonathan Kaplan.

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Mulholland Falls Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, John Malkovich Mulholland Falls is a 1996 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and written by Pete Dexter. It stars Nick Nolte, Jennifer Connelly, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Madsen, ...more

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Murder by Death Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness Murder by Death is a 1976 American mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Elsa Lanchester, David Niven, Peter Sellers, ...more

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My Bodyguard Matt Dillon, Jennifer Beals, Joan Cusack My Bodyguard is a 1980 comedy-drama film released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Tony Bill, and written by Alan Ormsby. The film stars Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Martin Mull, ...more

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On Golden Pond Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda On Golden Pond is a 1981 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell. The screenplay by Ernest Thompson was adapted from his 1979 play of the same title. Henry Fonda won the Academy Award for ...more

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Racing with the Moon Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Crispin Glover Racing with the Moon is a 1984 American drama film starring Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, and Nicolas Cage. It was directed by Richard Benjamin and written by Steven Kloves. The original music ...more

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Random Hearts Random Hearts is a 1984 novel by American author Warren Adler, who wrote the novel after being moved by the 1982 Air Florida Flight 90 disaster. In 1999, the novel was made into a motion picture ...more

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Random Hearts Harrison Ford, Kate Mara, Edie Falco Random Hearts is a 1999 American romantic drama film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas. Based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Warren Adler, the ...more

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Recount Kevin Spacey, Al Gore, John Hurt Recount is a 2008 television film about the 2000 United States presidential election. The political drama was written by Danny Strong, directed by Jay Roach, and produced by Michael Haussman. It ...more

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Reds Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Gene Hackman Reds is a 1981 epic film that was co-written, produced, and directed by Warren Beatty. The picture centers on the life and career of John Reed, the journalist and writer who chronicled the ...more

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Selena Jennifer Lopez, Constance Marie, Edward James Olmos Selena is a 1997 American biographical musical drama film about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena, a recording artist well known in the Mexican-American and Hispanic ...more

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Shoot Out Gregory Peck, Paul Fix, Jeff Corey Shoot Out is a 1971 western film directed by Henry Hathaway. It stars Gregory Peck and Patricia Quinn. The film is adapted from Will James's 1930 novel, The Lone Cowboy. The film was produced, ...more

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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Robert Blake Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here is a Technicolor movie released in 1969, based on the true story of a Chemehuevi-Paiute Indian named Willie Boy and his run-in with the law in 1909 in Banning, ...more

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Tequila Sunrise Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell Tequila Sunrise is a 1988 American crime thriller film written and directed by Robert Towne. It stars Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Kurt Russell, with Raúl Juliá, J. T. Walsh, ...more

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The Bonfire of the Vanities Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis The Bonfire of the Vanities is a 1990 American comedy-drama film adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Tom Wolfe, originally serialized in Rolling Stone. A critical and ...more

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The Champ Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell The Champ is a 1979 remake, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name which was directed by King Vidor. It stars Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, and Ricky ...more

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The Cure Annabella Sciorra, Brad Renfro, Diana Scarwid The Cure is a 1995 comedy-drama film starring Brad Renfro and Joseph Mazzello about two boys searching for the cure of AIDS, from which one of them is suffering. It was produced by Eric Eisner ...more

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The Electric Horseman Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Willie Nelson The Electric Horseman is a 1979 adventure-romance film starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda and directed by Sydney Pollack. The film is about a former rodeo champion who is hired by a cereal ...more

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The Fabulous Baker Boys Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly The Fabulous Baker Boys is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and directed by Steve Kloves, and starring real life brothers Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges as two brothers ...more

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The Firm Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Gary Busey The Firm is a 1993 American legal thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, Hal Holbrook, and David Strathairn. ...more

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco The Friends of Eddie Coyle is a 1973 crime film directed by Peter Yates and starring Robert Mitchum and Peter Boyle. The screenplay by Paul Monash was adapted from the novel of the same name by ...more

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The Front Woody Allen, Danny Aiello, Michael Murphy The Front is a 1976 comedy-drama film about the Hollywood blacklist during the age of live television. It is written by Walter Bernstein, directed by Martin Ritt and stars Woody Allen and Zero ...more

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Films Scored By Dave Grusin
The Goonies Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner. The screenplay was written by Chris Columbus from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. The film's ...more

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The Graduate Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from Williams ...more

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The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid Robert Duvall, Cliff Robertson, Donald Moffat The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid is a 1972 Technicolor Western film about the James-Younger Gang distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by Philip Kaufman in a cinéma ...more

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Alan Arkin, Cicely Tyson, Stacy Keach The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is a 1968 American film adaptation of the Carson McCullers novel of the same name. It was directed by Robert Ellis Miller. It stars Alan Arkin and introduced Sondra ...more

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The Midnight Man Burt Lancaster, Catherine Bach, Ed Lauter The Midnight Man is a 1974 detective film co-directed by Burt Lancaster, who also starred with Susan Clark.

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The Milagro Beanfield War Christopher Walken, Melanie Griffith, Sônia Braga The Milagro Beanfield War is a 1988 American drama film based on the John Nichols novel of the same name, the first book in a trilogy. It was directed by Robert Redford and the screenplay was ...more

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The Yakuza Robert Mitchum, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman The Yakuza is a 1974 neo-noir gangster film directed by Sydney Pollack, written by Leonard Schrader, Paul Schrader, and Robert Towne. The film is about a man who returns to Japan after several ...more

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Three Days of the Condor Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow Three Days of the Condor is a 1975 American political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, and Max von Sydow. The screenplay by ...more

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Tootsie Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy-drama film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a ...more

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Waterhole #3 James Coburn, Bruce Dern, Joan Blondell Waterhole #3 is a 1967 Western comedy film directed by William A. Graham. It is considered to be a comic remake of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The film stars James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor ...more