Film 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 48 Hrs. is a 1982 American action comedy film directed by Walter Hill, starring Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy as a cop and convict, respectively, who team up to catch a cop-killer. The title ...more

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A Beautiful Mind is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard A Beautiful Mind is a 2001 American biographical drama film based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Laureate in Economics. The film was directed by Ron Howard, from a screenplay written by Akiva ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Maximilian Schell, Ethan Embry A Far Off Place is a 1993 adventure drama film based on Laurens van der Post's works, A Far-Off Place and its prequel A Story Like the Wind, and stars Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Randall, Jack ...more

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A Piano for Mrs. Cimino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Bette Davis, Christopher Guest, Keenan Wynn A Piano for Mrs. Cimino is a 1982 American television movie produced and directed by George Schaefer. The teleplay by John Gay is based on the novel of the same name by Robert Oliphant. It was ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael ...more

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Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law All the King's Men is a 2006 film adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren. It was directed by Steven Zaillian, who also produced and ...more

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Christopher Plummer, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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James Stewart, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Tisha Campbell-Martin Another 48 Hrs. is a 1990 action-crime comedy film and a sequel to the 1982 film 48 Hrs.. It was directed by Walter Hill and stars Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Andrew Divoff, and Ed ...more

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Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Israel Contreras Apocalypto is a 2006 American epic adventure film directed and produced by Mel Gibson. It was written by Gibson and Farhad Safinia. Set in pre-Columbian Petén, Guatemala, around the year ...more

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Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris. The screenplay by William Broyles, ...more

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington Avatar 2 is a 2016 action adventure film written and directed by James Cameron.

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Zoe Saldana Avatar 3 is a 2017 action fantasy film written and directed by James Cameron.

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Kevin Bacon, Phil Collins, Bridget Fonda Balto is a 1995 American live-action/animated historical adventure drama film directed by Simon Wells, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film is loosely ...more

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Jessica Tandy, Luis Guzmán, Hume Cronyn Batteries Not Included is a 1987 family-comic science fiction film directed by Matthew Robbins about small extraterrestrial living machines that save an apartment block under threat from ...more

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Kathy Griffin, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn Battle Beyond the Stars is an American 1980 science fiction film directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and produced by Roger Corman. The film, intended as a "Magnificent Seven in outer space", ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Clive Owen, Teri Polo Beyond Borders is a 2003 romantic-drama film about aid workers, directed by Martin Campbell and starring Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen. The original music score was composed by James Horner. ...more

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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt Bicentennial Man is a 1999 American science fiction family comedy-drama film starring Robin Williams. Based on the novel The Positronic Man, co-written by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg, ...more

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Freida Pinto, Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong Black Gold is a 2011 drama film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud.

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Jim Caviezel, Claire Forlani, Malcolm McDowell Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius is a 2004 biographical drama film based on the life of Bobby Jones, the only player in the sport to win all four of the men's major golf championships in a single ...more

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Malcolm McDowell, Danny Glover, Alfre Woodard Bopha! is a 1993 drama film directed by Morgan Freeman and starring Danny Glover. It was adapted from a 1986 play by Percy Mtwa and was Freeman's directorial debut.

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Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher Brainstorm is a 1983 science fiction film directed by Douglas Trumbull and starring Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher and Cliff Robertson. It was Wood's final film appearance, as ...more

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Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson Braveheart is a 1995 epic historical medieval war drama film directed by and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays William Wallace, a 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First ...more

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and ...more

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Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones Clear and Present Danger is a 1994 spy action thriller film directed by Phillip Noyce, based on Tom Clancy's book of the same name. It was preceded by the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October and ...more

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Steve Guttenberg, Clint Howard, Brian Dennehy Cocoon is a 1985 science fiction film directed by Ron Howard about a group of elderly people rejuvenated by aliens. The movie stars Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack ...more

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Courteney Cox, Steve Guttenberg, Brian Dennehy Cocoon: The Return is a 1988 science fiction film that is the sequel to the 1985 film Cocoon. All of the starring actors from the first film reprised their roles in this film, although Brian ...more

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Ashton Kutcher, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Bill Paxton Commando is a 1985 American action film directed by Mark L. Lester, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rae Dawn Chong. The film was released in the United States on October 4, 1985. The film ...more

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Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington Courage Under Fire is a 1996 film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips and Matt Damon.

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Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole, Andy Garcia For Greater Glory is a 2012 epic historical war drama film directed by Dean Wright and written by Michael Love, based on the true story of the Cristero War. It stars Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, ...more

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Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon Dad is a 1989 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Gary David Goldberg and starring Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke. It is based on William ...more

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Sharon Stone, Ernest Borgnine, Lisa Hartman Black A young woman's fiancee is murdered and is pursued by unknown forces.  She suspects that the strange religious cult he was a member of, the Hittites, is to blame.Focusing on the fears of ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood Deep Impact is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ed Harris Enemy at the Gates is a 2001 war film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The film's title is taken from William Craig's 1973 nonfiction book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, which ...more

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Eric Idle, Chris Wiggins, Keram Malicki-Sánchez Faerie Tale Theatre: The Pied Piper of Hamelin is a 1985 family children fantasy adventure comedy film directed and written by Nicholas Meyer.

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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner Field of Dreams is a 1989 American fantasy-drama film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, who also wrote the screenplay, adapting W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe. It stars Kevin Costner, Amy ...more

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Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean ...more

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Glory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Matthew Broderick Glory is a 1989 American drama war film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman. The screenplay was written by Kevin Jarre, ...more

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William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy Gorky Park is a 1983 film based on the novel Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith. It was directed by Michael Apted from a screenplay by Dennis Potter. The main stars of the film are William Hurt as ...more

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Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland, Mary Stuart Masterson Heaven Help Us is a 1985 comedy-drama film starring Andrew McCarthy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon, Donald Sutherland, Wallace Shawn, Stephen Geoffreys, John Heard, and Patrick Dempsey.

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Hocus Pocus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Films Scored By James Horner
Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Thora Birch Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American comedy fantasy film directed by Kenny Ortega and starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as a trio of witches, the Sanderson Sisters, who are ...more

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Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a 1989 soft science fiction-family film. The directorial debut of Joe Johnston and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it tells the story of an inventor who ...more

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is an American Disney comedy franchise that consists of two theatrical films, one direct-to-video film, a TV series, a 3D theme park attraction, and a playground. It ...more

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Kathleen Turner, Tommy Lee Jones, Esther Rolle House of Cards is a 1993 drama film directed by Michael Lessac and starring Kathleen Turner and Tommy Lee Jones. It follows the struggle of a mother to reconnect with her daughter who has been ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Kim Dickens House of Sand and Fog is a 2003 American drama film directed by Vadim Perelman. The screenplay by Perelman and Shawn Lawrence Otto is based on the novel of the same name by Andre Dubus III. The ...more

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Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by ...more

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Ted Bracewell, Ben Fletcher, Angela Duke How the Sith Stole Christmas is an animated fan film from that made its debut on the internet in December 2002. Written and directed by Ted Bracewell, the film tells the story of the Emperor's ...more

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Vic Morrow, Doug McClure, Ann Turkel Humanoids from the Deep, also known as Monster in Europe and Japan, is a 1980 American science fiction monster movie starring Doug McClure, Ann Turkel, and Vic Morrow. Roger Corman served as the ...more