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List of Films Scored By Franz Waxman

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

This list below has everything from Rear Window to Sunset Boulevard.

This Franz Waxman films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by Franz Waxman?"
  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    Ann Rutherford, Gene Lockhart


    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    A Christmas Carol is a 1938 American film adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 novelette A...  more
  • A Day at the Races

    A Day at the Races

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx


    Directed bySam Wood

    A Day at the Races is the seventh film starring the three Marx Brothers, with Margaret Dumont,...  more
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  • A Lion Is in the Streets

    A Lion Is in the Streets

    James Cagney, Anne Francis


    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    A Lion Is in the Streets is a 1953 drama film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring James...  more
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  • A Place in the Sun

    A Place in the Sun

    Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift


    Directed byGeorge Stevens

    A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film loosely based on the 1925 novel An American...  more

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  • Absolute Quiet

    Absolute Quiet

    J. Carrol Naish, Louis Hayward


    Directed byGeorge B. Seitz

    Absolute Quiet is a 1936 drama film based on story by George F. Worts, written by Harry Clork...  more
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  • Anne of the Indies

    Anne of the Indies

    Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget


    Directed byJacques Tourneur

    Anne of the Indies is a 1951 adventure film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by...  more
  • Arsène Lupin Returns

    Arsène Lupin Returns

    Melvyn Douglas, Monty Woolley


    Directed byGeorge Fitzmaurice

    Arsène Lupin Returns is a 1938 mystery film written by Hugo Butler and Walter Wise and...  more
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  • Back from Eternity

    Back from Eternity

    Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger


    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Back from Eternity is a 1956 drama film about a planeload of people stranded in the South...  more
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  • Beloved Infidel

    Beloved Infidel

    Gregory Peck, Deborah Kerr


    Directed byHenry King

    Beloved Infidel is a 1959 DeLuxe Color biographical drama film made by 20th Century Fox...  more
  • Botany Bay

    Botany Bay

    Alan Ladd, Cedric Hardwicke


    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Botany Bay is a 1953 American drama film directed by John Farrow and starring Alan Ladd, James...  more
  • Bride of Frankenstein

    Bride of Frankenstein

    Boris Karloff, Walter Brennan


    Directed byJames Whale

    Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American horror film, the first sequel to Frankenstein. Bride...  more

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  • Career


    Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin


    Directed byJoseph Anthony

    Career is a 1959 blacklist film drama co-written by Dalton Trumbo and starring Dean Martin,...  more
  • Cimarron


    Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter


    Directed byAnthony Mann

    Cimarron is a 1960 western film based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, featuring Glenn Ford...  more

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  • Confidential Agent

    Confidential Agent

    Lauren Bacall, Peter Lorre


    Directed byHerman Shumlin

    Confidential Agent is a 1945 spy film starring Charles Boyer and Lauren Bacall, and made by...  more
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  • Count Your Blessings

    Count Your Blessings

    Deborah Kerr, Maurice Chevalier


    Directed byJean Negulesco

    Count Your Blessings is a 1959 drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Jean...  more
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  • Crime in the Streets

    Crime in the Streets

    John Cassavetes, Sal Mineo


    Directed byDon Siegel

    Crime in the Streets is a 1956 film about juvenile delinquency, directed by Don Siegel and...  more
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  • Cry Wolf

    Cry Wolf

    Barbara Stanwyck, Errol Flynn


    Directed byPeter Godfrey

    Cry Wolf is a 1947 mystery film directed by Peter Godfrey and featuring Errol Flynn and...  more
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  • Dark City

    Dark City

    Charlton Heston, Harry Morgan


    Directed byWilliam Dieterle

    Dark City is a 1950 film noir directed by William Dieterle and produced by Hal B. Wallis. The...  more
  • Dark Passage

    Dark Passage

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart


    Directed byDelmer Daves

    Dark Passage is a Warner Bros. film noir directed by Delmer Daves and starring Humphrey Bogart...  more
  • Decision Before Dawn

    Decision Before Dawn

    Richard Basehart, Hildegard Knef


    Directed byAnatole Litvak

    Decision Before Dawn is a 1951 American war film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Richard...  more
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  • Demetrius and the Gladiators

    Demetrius and the Gladiators

    Anne Bancroft, Julie Newmar


    Directed byDelmer Daves

    Demetrius and the Gladiators is a fictional 1954 sword-and-sandal drama film and a sequel to...  more

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  • Design for Scandal

    Design for Scandal

    Rosalind Russell, Walter Pidgeon


    Directed byNorman Taurog

    Design for Scandal is a 1941 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Taurog. Rosalind Russell...  more
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  • Destination Tokyo

    Destination Tokyo

    Cary Grant, Eleanor Parker


    Directed byDelmer Daves

    Destination Tokyo is a 1943 submarine war film. It was directed by Delmer Daves and written by...  more
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  • Diamond Jim

    Diamond Jim

    Cesar Romero, Jean Arthur


    Directed byA. Edward Sutherland

    Diamond Jim is a 1935 biographical film based on the published biography Diamond Jim Brady by...  more
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  • Don't Get Personal

    Don't Get Personal

    Jean Rogers, James Dunn


    Directed byWilliam Nigh, Charles Lamont

    Don't Get Personal is a 1936 musical comedy film written by George Waggner, Clarence...  more
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