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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Alamo Bay

    Ed Harris, Amy Madigan

    Released1985

    Directed byLouis Malle

    Alamo Bay is a 1985 drama film about a Vietnam veteran who clashes with Vietnamese immigrants... more on Wikipedia
  • Blue City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Blue City

    Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy

    Released1986

    Directed byMichelle Manning

    Blue City is a 1986 drama film based on the 1947 Ross Macdonald novel of the same name about a... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • Brewster's Millions is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Brewster's Millions

    Richard Pryor, John Candy

    Released1985

    Directed byWalter Hill

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

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  • Buena Vista Social Club is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder
    Guitarist/composer Ry Cooder teams up with acclaimed director Wim Wenders (Paris, Texas) to... more on Wikipedia
  • Chávez Ravine: A Los Angeles S is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder
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  • Crossroads is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Crossroads

    Steve Vai, Jami Gertz

    Released1986

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Crossroads is a 1986 musical dramatic feature film inspired by the legend of blues musician... more on Wikipedia

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  • Geronimo: An American Legend is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Geronimo: An American Legend

    Matt Damon, Robert Duvall

    Released1993

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Geronimo: An American Legend is a 1993 film, directed by Walter Hill from a screenplay by John... more on Wikipedia

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  • Johnny Handsome is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Johnny Handsome

    Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke

    Released1989

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Johnny Handsome is an 1989 American crime-drama film directed by Walter Hill and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Last Man Standing

    Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken

    Released1996

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Last Man Standing is a 1996 American action thriller film written and directed by Walter Hill... more on Wikipedia

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  • My Blueberry Nights is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    My Blueberry Nights

    Natalie Portman, Rachel Weisz

    Released2007

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    My Blueberry Nights is a 2007 romance/drama/road film directed by Wong Kar Wai, his first... more on Wikipedia
  • Paris, Texas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Paris, Texas

    Nastassja Kinski, Sam Shepard

    Released1984

    Directed byWim Wenders

    Paris, Texas is a 1984 drama film directed by Wim Wenders and starring Harry Dean Stanton,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Primary Colors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Primary Colors

    John Travolta, Emma Thompson

    Released1998

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Primary Colors is a 1998 drama film based on the novel Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, a... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • Southern Comfort is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Southern Comfort

    Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe

    Released1981

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Southern Comfort is an American action/thriller film directed by Walter Hill and written by... more on Wikipedia
  • Streets of Fire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Streets of Fire

    Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane

    Released1984

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Streets of Fire is a 1984 film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Larry Gross.... more on Wikipedia
  • The Border is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    The Border

    Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel

    Released1982

    Directed byTony Richardson

    The Border is a 1982 American drama film directed by Tony Richardson and starring Jack... more on Wikipedia
  • The End of Violence is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    The End of Violence

    Andie MacDowell, Gabriel Byrne

    Released1997

    Directed byWim Wenders

    The End of Violence is a 1997 film by the German director Wim Wenders. The film's cast... more on Wikipedia
  • The Long Riders is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    The Long Riders

    Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid

    Released1980

    Directed byWalter Hill

    The Long Riders is a 1980 western film directed by Walter Hill. It was produced by James... more on Wikipedia

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  • Trespass is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Films Scored By Ry Cooder

    Trespass

    Ice Cube, Ice-T

    Released1992

    Directed byWalter Hill

    Trespass is a 1992 action-crime-thriller movie directed by Walter Hill, starring Bill Paxton,... more on Wikipedia

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