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List of Films Scored By James Horner

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

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Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

Released: 1982

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Reese Witherspoon, Maximilian Schell, Ethan Embry

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mikael Salomon

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Bette Davis, Christopher Guest, Keenan Wynn

Released: 1982

Directed by: George Schaefer

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Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

Released: 1986

Directed by: James Cameron

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Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

Released: 2006

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

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Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise

Released: 1986

Directed by: Don Bluth

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James Stewart, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz

Released: 1991

Directed by: Simon Wells, Phil Nibbelink

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Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin

Released: 1990

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras

Released: 2006

Directed by: Mel Gibson

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Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

Released: 1995

Directed by: Ron Howard

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Released: 2009

Directed by: James Cameron

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Released: 2021

Directed by: James Cameron

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Released: 2017

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Kevin Bacon, Phil Collins, Bridget Fonda

Released: 1995

Directed by: Simon Wells

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Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán, Hume Cronyn

Released: 1987

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

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Kathy Griffin, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jimmy T. Murakami

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Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Teri Polo

Released: 2003

Directed by: Martin Campbell

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Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

Released: 1999

Directed by: Chris Columbus

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Released: 2011

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

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Jim Caviezel, Claire Forlani, Malcolm McDowell

Released: 2004

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

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Malcolm McDowell, Danny Glover, Alfre Woodard

Released: 1993

Directed by: Morgan Freeman

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Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Released: 1983

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

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Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

Released: 1995

Directed by: Mel Gibson

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Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty

Released: 1995

Directed by: Brad Silberling, Phil Nibbelink

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