Film List of Films Scored By Jack Nitzsche

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

Everything from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to Stand by Me is included on this list.

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

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9½ Weeks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Films Scored By Jack Nitzsche
9½ Weeks Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Christine Baranski 9½ Weeks is an 1986 erotic romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke. It is based on the memoir of the same name by Elizabeth McNeill, about ...more

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An Officer and a Gentleman Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett An Officer and a Gentleman is a 1982 American drama film that tells the story of a U.S. Navy aviation officer candidate who comes into conflict with the Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who is the ...more

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Blue Collar Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, Ed Begley Blue Collar is a 1978 American crime drama film directed by Paul Schrader, in his directorial debut. It was written by Schrader and his brother Leonard and stars Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel and ...more

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Blue Sky Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris O'Donnell Blue Sky is a 1994 drama, and the last film by veteran film maker Tony Richardson. It was adapted by Rama Laurie Stagner, Arlene Sarner and Jerry Leichtling from a story by Rama Laurie Stagner. ...more

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Breathless Richard Gere, James Hong, Valérie Kaprisky Breathless is a 1983 American drama film directed by Jim McBride and written by McBride and L. M. Kit Carson, starring Richard Gere and Valérie Kaprisky. It is a remake of the 1960 French ...more

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Cruising Al Pacino, Ed O'Neill, Karen Allen Cruising is a 1980 psychological thriller film written and directed by William Friedkin and starring Al Pacino. The film is loosely based on the novel of the same name, by The New York Times ...more

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Cutter's Way Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Billy Drago Cutter's Way is a 1981 thriller directed by Ivan Passer. The film stars Jeff Bridges, John Heard, and Lisa Eichhorn. The screenplay was by Jeffrey Alan Fiskin, based on the novel Cutter and Bone ...more

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Greaser's Palace Toni Basil, Hervé Villechaize, Allan Arbus Greaser's Palace is a 1972 American acid western cult film directed by underground filmmaker Robert Downey, Sr. A parable based on the life of Christ, it utilizes surrealist comedy in a setting ...more

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Hardcore George C. Scott, Ed Begley, Jr. Hardcore is a 1979 American crime drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring George C. Scott, Peter Boyle and Season Hubley. The story concerns a father searching for his ...more

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Heroes Harrison Ford, Sally Field, Henry Winkler Heroes is a 1977 film drama directed by Jeremy Kagan and starring Henry Winkler, Sally Field and Harrison Ford. Winkler plays a Vietnam War veteran with PTSD who sets about finding the men from ...more

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Mermaids Cher, Christina Ricci, Winona Ryder Mermaids is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Benjamin and starring Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, and Christina Ricci in her first film role. The film is based on the 1986 ...more

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Moment to Moment Honor Blackman, Jean Seberg, Grégoire Aslan Moment to Moment is a 1966 thriller drama film directed by Mervyn Leroy.

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Next of Kin Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Helen Hunt Next of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson, with Adam Baldwin and Ben Stiller in one of his earliest roles. The screenplay was ...more

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 drama film written by Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman and directed by Miloš Forman.

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Performance Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, James Fox Performance is a 1970 British crime drama film directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, written by Cammell and starring James Fox and Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, in his film acting ...more

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Personal Best Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Jim Moody Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American track-and-field team bound for the 1980 Olympic Games. Despite their commitment to their training ...more

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Revenge Kevin Costner, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn Revenge is a 1990 romantic thriller film directed by Tony Scott, starring Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Miguel Ferrer and Sally Kirkland. Some scenes were filmed in Mexico. The ...more

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Films Scored By Jack Nitzsche
Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack Stand by Me is a 1986 American coming of age comedy-drama adventure film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell. Based on the novella ...more

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Starman Jeff Bridges, John Carpenter, Karen Allen Starman is a 1984 American romantic science fiction film, directed by John Carpenter, that tells the story of an alien who has come to Earth in response to the invitation found on the gold ...more

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Sticks and Bones Cliff DeYoung, Tom Aldredge, Anne Jackson Sticks and Bones is a television film adapted from the Tony Award-winning play of the same title by David Rabe. The black comedy focuses on David, a blind Vietnam War veteran who finds himself ...more

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Streets of Gold Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney, Adrian Pasdar Streets of Gold is a 1986 American dramatic film directed by Joe Roth starring Klaus Maria Brandauer, Wesley Snipes and Adrian Pasdar.

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The Crossing Guard Jack Nicholson, Robin Wright, Anjelica Huston The Crossing Guard is a 1995 independent thriller directed and written by American actor Sean Penn. It stars Jack Nicholson, David Morse, Robin Wright, and Anjelica Huston.

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The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name. The book, inspired by the 1949 ...more

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The Exorcist series Louise Fletcher, Jason Miller, Ellen Burstyn The Exorcist is an American horror film series consisting of five installments based on the fictional story from the novel The Exorcist, created by William Blatty. The films have been ...more

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The Hot Spot Jennifer Connelly, Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen The Hot Spot is a 1990 American film noir directed by Dennis Hopper and based on the 1952 book Hell Hath No Fury by Charles Williams. It stars Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, and Jennifer ...more

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The Indian Runner Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper The Indian Runner is a 1991 crime drama film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is based on Bruce Springsteen's song, "Highway Patrolman".

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The Jewel of the Nile Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas The Jewel of the Nile is a 1985 action-adventure romantic comedy and a sequel to the 1984 film Romancing the Stone, with Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito reprising their roles. ...more

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The Razor's Edge Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks, Denholm Elliott The Razor's Edge is the second film version of W. Somerset Maugham's 1944 novel, following the 1946 film version with Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney. This version stars Bill Murray, Theresa ...more

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The Seventh Sign Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, John Heard The Seventh Sign is a 1988 apocalyptic drama film written by Clifford and Ellen Green and directed by Carl Schultz. The title and plot reference the seven seals described in the Book of ...more

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The Whoopee Boys Sandra Bernhard, Keith David, Denholm Elliott The Whoopee Boys is a 1986 comedy and romance film written by Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai and David Obst and directed by John Byrum.

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Village of the Giants Ron Howard, Beau Bridges, Toni Basil Village of the Giants is a 1965 science-fiction/comedy movie with many elements of the beach party film genre. It was produced, directed and written by Bert I. Gordon, and based loosely on H.G. ...more

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When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? Lee Grant, Leon Russell, Audra Lindley When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? is a 1979 drama film written by Mark Medoff and directed by Milton Katselas.

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Windy City Kate Capshaw, Jeffrey DeMunn, John Shea Windy City is a 1984 drama film written by Armyan Bernstein and directed by Armyan Bernstein.

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Without a Trace Stockard Channing, Judd Hirsch, Keith McDermott Without a Trace is a 1983 dramatic film. It is based on the novel Still Missing by Beth Gutcheon. The film stars Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes and Stockard Channing.