Film List of Films Scored By Philip Glass

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

List ranges from The Truman Show to Dracula and more.

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

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A Brief History of Time is a 1991 biographical documentary film about the physicist Stephen Hawking, directed by Errol Morris. The title derives from Hawking's bestselling book A Brief History ...more

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A Sea Change

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Anima Mundi
Anima Mundi is a 1992 short documentary film directed by Godfrey Reggio. The film focuses on the world of nature and wildlife, particularly jungles, sealife, and insects. The movie was ...more

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Bent is a 1979 play by Martin Sherman. It revolves around the persecution of gays in Nazi Germany, and takes place during and after the Night of the Long Knives. The title of the play refers to ...more

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Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Ian McKellen
Bent is a 1997 British/Japanese drama film directed by Sean Mathias, based on the 1979 play of the same name by Martin Sherman, who also wrote the screenplay.

Best of INTERCOM is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Films Scored By Philip Glass
Best of INTERCOM is a 2011 documentary film directed by Errol Morris.

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Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Vanessa A. Williams
Candyman is a 1992 American horror film written and directed by Bernard Rose, based on the short story "The Forbidden" by Clive Barker, though the film's scenario is switched from ...more

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Tony Todd, Veronica Cartwright, Bill Nunn
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh is the 1995 sequel to the horror film Candyman, an adaptation of the Clive Barker short story "The Forbidden". It stars Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William ...more

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Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Hayley Atwell
Cassandra's Dream is a 2007 dramatic thriller film written and directed by Woody Allen. Filmed in the United Kingdom, it was released in 2007 in Europe and in January 2008 in the United States. ...more

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Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Ravi Shankar
Chappaqua is a 1966 cult film written and directed by Conrad Rooks. The film is based on Rooks' experiences with drug addiction and includes cameo appearances by William S. Burroughs, Swami ...more

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Alan Rickman, Madeleine Stowe
Closet Land is a 1991 independent film written and directed by Radha Bharadwaj. The film stars Madeleine Stowe as Victim, a young author of children's books who is interrogated by a sadistic ...more

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Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle
Dracula is a 1931 vampire-horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula. The film was produced by Universal and is based on the 1924 stage play Dracula by ...more

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Andrei Smirnov, Nadezhda Markina, Elena Lyadova
Elena is a 2011 drama film written by Oleg Negin and directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. "Elena and Vladimir are an older couple, they come from different backgrounds. Vladimir is a wealthy and ...more

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Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry is a documentary film on U.S. Senator John Kerry's military service during the Vietnam War and his subsequent participation in the peace movement. There ...more

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Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott, Courtney B. Vance
Hamburger Hill is a 1987 American film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, part of the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified ...more

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Harmonium Mountain
Harmonium Mountain is a 2010 short animation film directed by Clifford Ross.

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Imaginary Friend J. Richey Nash, Nin Yoana, Danielle DiStefano
Imaginary Friend is a 2006 film written and directed by Marcello Daciano.

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Inquiring Nuns Sister Marie Arné, Sister Mary Campion
Inquiring Nuns is 1968 Kartemquin Films production directed by Gordon Quinn and Gerald Temaner. In the film, two young nuns visit a variety of locales in the city of Chicago, asking people the ...more

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Lou Dobbs
Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance, is a 1982 film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke. The film consists ...more

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Sonam Phuntsok, Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong
Kundun is a 1997 epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and ...more

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Mathieu Amalric, Vincent Lindon, Emmanuelle Devos
La Moustache is a French film from 2005, directed by Emmanuel Carrère and starring Vincent Lindon, and adapted from Carrère's own novel. The film features music from Philip Glass. ...more

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Sam Waterston, Liv Ullmann, Ione Skye
Mindwalk is a 1990 feature film directed by Bernt Amadeus Capra, based on his own short story, based in turn on the book The Turning Point by his brother Fritjof Capra, the author of the book ...more

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Roy Scheider, Ken Ogata, Kenji Sawada
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters is an American/Japanese film co-written and directed by Paul Schrader in 1985. Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas served as executive producers. The film is ...more

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Chloë Sevigny, Crispin Glover, Elsa Pataky
Mr. Nice is a 2010 film directed by Bernard Rose. "The true story of Howard Marks. He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like ...more

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Steven Soderbergh, Bhagwan Mirchandani, Jack Shamblin
Naqoyqatsi, also known as Naqoyqatsi: Life as War, is a 2002 film directed by Godfrey Reggio and edited by Jon Kane, with music composed by Philip Glass. It is the third and final film in the ...more