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List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

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

This list is made up of many different movies, including Brewster's Millions and Paris, Texas.

This Ry Cooder films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by Ry Cooder?"
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  • Alamo Bay

    Ed Harris, Amy Madigan
    Alamo Bay is a 1985 drama film about a Vietnam veteran who clashes with Vietnamese immigrants...  more
  • Blue City

    Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy
    Blue City is a 1986 drama film based on the 1947 Ross Macdonald novel of the same name about a...  more

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  • Brewster's Millions

    Richard Pryor, John Candy
    Brewster's Millions is a 1985 comedy film starring Richard Pryor and John Candy based on the...  more

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  • Crossroads

    Steve Vai, Jami Gertz
    Crossroads is a 1986 musical dramatic feature film inspired by the legend of blues musician...  more

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  • Geronimo: An American Legend

    Matt Damon, Robert Duvall
    Geronimo: An American Legend is a 1993 film, directed by Walter Hill from a screenplay by John...  more

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  • Johnny Handsome

    Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke
    Johnny Handsome is an 1989 American crime-drama film directed by Walter Hill and starring...  more
  • Last Man Standing

    Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken
    Last Man Standing is a 1996 American action thriller film written and directed by Walter Hill...  more

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  • My Blueberry Nights

    Natalie Portman, Rachel Weisz
    My Blueberry Nights is a 2007 romance/drama/road film directed by Wong Kar Wai, his first...  more

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  • Paris, Texas

    Nastassja Kinski, Sam Shepard
    Paris, Texas is a 1984 drama film directed by Wim Wenders and starring Harry Dean Stanton,...  more

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  • Primary Colors

    John Travolta, Emma Thompson
    Primary Colors is a 1998 drama film based on the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, a...  more

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  • Southern Comfort

    Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe
    Southern Comfort is an American action/thriller film directed by Walter Hill and written by...  more
  • Streets of Fire

    Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane
    Streets of Fire is a 1984 film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Larry Gross....  more
  • The Border

    Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel
    The Border is a 1982 American drama film directed by Tony Richardson and starring Jack...  more
  • The End of Violence

    Andie MacDowell, Gabriel Byrne
    The End of Violence is a 1997 film by the German director Wim Wenders. The film's cast...  more
  • The Long Riders

    Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid
    The Long Riders is a 1980 western film directed by Walter Hill. It was produced by James...  more

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  • Trespass

    Ice Cube, Ice-T
    Trespass is a 1992 action-crime-thriller movie directed by Walter Hill, starring Bill Paxton,...  more