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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?"
  • 9½ Weeks

    9½ Weeks

    Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger


    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    9½ Weeks is an 1986 romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Kim Basinger... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • An Officer and a Gentleman

    An Officer and a Gentleman

    Richard Gere, Debra Winger


    Directed byTaylor Hackford

    An Officer and a Gentleman is a 1982 American drama film that tells the story of a U.S. Navy... more on Wikipedia
  • Blue Collar

    Blue Collar

    Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel


    Directed byPaul Schrader

    Blue Collar is a 1978 American crime drama film directed by Paul Schrader, in his directorial... more on Wikipedia

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  • Blue Sky

    Blue Sky

    Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones


    Directed byTony Richardson

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  • Breathless


    Richard Gere, James Hong


    Directed byJim McBride

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  • Cruising


    Al Pacino, Ed O'Neill


    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    Cruising is a 1980 psychological thriller film written and directed by William Friedkin and... more on Wikipedia
  • Cutter's Way

    Cutter's Way

    Jeff Bridges, John Heard


    Directed byIvan Passer

    Cutter's Way is a 1981 thriller directed by Ivan Passer. The film stars Jeff Bridges, John... more on Wikipedia
  • Greaser's Palace

    Greaser's Palace

    Toni Basil, Hervé Villechaize


    Directed byRobert Downey Sr.

    Greaser's Palace is a 1972 American acid western cult film directed by underground filmmaker... more on Wikipedia
  • Hardcore


    George C. Scott, Ed Begley


    Directed byPaul Schrader

  • Heroes


    Harrison Ford, Sally Field


    Directed byJeremy Kagan

    Heroes is a 1977 film drama directed by Jeremy Kagan and starring Henry Winkler, Sally Field... more on Wikipedia

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  • Mermaids


    Cher, Christina Ricci


    Directed byRichard Benjamin

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  • Moment to Moment

    Moment to Moment

    Honor Blackman, Jean Seberg


    Directed byMervyn LeRoy

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  • Next of Kin

    Next of Kin

    Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller


    Directed byJohn Irvin

    Next of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito


    Directed byMiloš Forman

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 drama film written by Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman... more on Wikipedia

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  • Performance


    Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg


    Directed byNicolas Roeg, Donald Cammell

    Performance is a 1970 British drama film directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, written... more on Wikipedia
  • Personal Best

    Personal Best

    Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn


    Directed byRobert Towne

    Personal Best is a 1982 movie centered on a group of women trying to qualify for the American... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Revenge


    Kevin Costner, Madeleine Stowe


    Directed byTony Scott

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  • Stand by Me

    Stand by Me

    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman


    Directed byRob Reiner

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  • Starman


    Jeff Bridges, John Carpenter


    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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  • Sticks and Bones

    Sticks and Bones

    Cliff DeYoung, Tom Aldredge


    Directed byRobert Downey Sr.

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  • Streets of Gold

    Streets of Gold

    Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney


    Directed byJoe Roth

    Streets of Gold is a 1986 American dramatic film directed by Joe Roth starring Klaus Maria... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Crossing Guard

    The Crossing Guard

    Jack Nicholson, Robin Wright


    Directed bySean Penn

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  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn


    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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  • The Exorcist series

    The Exorcist series

    Louise Fletcher, Jason Miller

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin,John Boorman,William Peter Blatty,Paul Schrader,Renny Harlin

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  • The Hot Spot

    The Hot Spot

    Jennifer Connelly, Don Johnson


    Directed byDennis Hopper

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