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List of Films Scored By James Newton Howard

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

The Dark Knight and Batman Begins are included on this list.

This James Newton Howard films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by James Newton Howard?"
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Released: 1990

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

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Released: 1986

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Released: 1998

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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Released: 2013

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Released: 1993

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Released: 2001

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Released: 1992

Directed by: Martin Bell

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Released: 2001

Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

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Released: 2005

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

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Released: 2002

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

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Released: 2006

Directed by: Edward Zwick

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Released: 2007

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Released: 1990

Directed by: Joe Roth

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