Entertainment List of Films Scored By Ryuichi Sakamoto

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

The Last Emperor and The Adventures of Milo and Otis are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This Ryuichi Sakamoto films list can help answer the question, "Which movies were scored by Ryuichi Sakamoto?"
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DERRIDA is a playful and provocative glimpse at a visionary thinker as he ruminates on everything from SEINFELD to the sex lives of ancient philosophers.
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Ralph Fiennes, Sinéad O'Connor, Juliette Binoche
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights is a 1992 feature film adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights directed by Peter Kosminsky. Paramount Pictures was forced to use the ...more
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Rebecca Romijn, Antonio Banderas, John Stamos
Femme Fatale is a 2002 French erotic thriller/mystery film directed by Brian De Palma. The film stars Rebecca Romijn and Antonio Banderas. It was screened out of competition at the 2002 Cannes ...more
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Beat Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Masatō Ibu
Gohatto or Taboo is a 1999 Japanese film directed by Nagisa Oshima. It is about homosexuality in the Shinsengumi during the bakumatsu period, the end of the samurai era in the mid-19th century.
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Naoto Takenaka, Kōji Yakusho, Hikari Mitsushima
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai is a 2011 Japanese 3D drama film directed by Takashi Miike. It was produced by Jeremy Thomas and Toshiaki Nakazawa, who previously teamed with Miike on 2010's 13 ...more
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Javier Bardem, Victoria Abril, Migel Bosi
High Heels is a 1991 melodrama film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar and starring Marisa Paredes, Victoria Abril and Miguel Bosé. The plot follows the fractured relationship ...more
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Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Chris Isaak
Little Buddha is a 1993 Italian-French-British drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda and Keanu Reeves as Prince Siddhartha. Produced by Bertolucci's ...more
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Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Derek Jacobi
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon is a 1998 film made for television by the British Broadcasting Corporation. It was written and directed by John Maybury and stars Derek ...more
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David Bowie, Beat Kitano, Ryuichi Sakamoto
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence is a 1983 Japanese-British film directed by Nagisa Oshima, produced by Jeremy Thomas and starring David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano and Jack ...more
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Nuclear Nation
Nuclear Nation is a 2012 documentary film directed by Atsushi Funahashi.
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Hirotaka Suzuoki, Bin Shimada, Kazuyuki Sogabe
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise is a 1987 Japanese animated science fiction film and the first film produced by Gainax and Bandai Visual. It was directed and written by Hiroyuki ...more
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Shining Boy & Little Randy Yūya Yagira
Shining Boy & Little Randy is a 2005 family drama film directed by Shunsaku Kawake.
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Keira Knightley, Alfred Molina, Michael Pitt
Silk is the film adaptation of Italian author Alessandro Baricco's novel of the same name. It was released in September 2007 through New Line Cinema and directed by The Red Violin director, ...more
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Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise
Snake Eyes is a 1998 conspiracy thriller film directed by Brian De Palma, one featuring his trademark use of long tracking shots and split screens. It starred Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise and Carla ...more
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Dudley Moore, Shigeru Tsuyugushi
The Adventures of Milo and Otis is an Japanese adventure comedy-drama film about two animals, the titular characters, Milo and Otis. The original English version was released on June 27, 1986, ...more
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Albertina Carri
The Blonds is a 2003 Argentine and American documentary/drama film, directed by Albertina Carri, and written by Carri and Alan Pauls. The award winning film documents the search of director ...more
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Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, Natasha Richardson
The Handmaid's Tale is a 1990 film adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, directed by Volker Schlöndorff the film stars Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Joan Chen, Vivian Wu
The Last Emperor is a 1987 biographical film about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, whose autobiography was the basis for the screenplay written by Mark Peploe and Bernardo ...more
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John Malkovich, Debra Winger, Timothy Spall
The Sheltering Sky is a 1990 British-Italian drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich. The film is based on the 1949 novel by Paul Bowles about a ...more
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Masahiko Shimada, Yayoi Kusama, Miho Nikaido
Tokyo Decadence is a 1992 Japanese pink film. The film was directed by Ryu Murakami with music by Ryuichi Sakamoto. The film stars Miho Nikaido and is known by two other titles, Topaz and Sex ...more
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Rie Miyazawa, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Issey Ogata
Tony Takitani is a 2004 Japanese film directed by Jun Ichikawa, based on the short story by Haruki Murakami.
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Pegah Ferydoni, Shahrnush Parsipur, Bijan Daneshmand
Women Without Men is a 2009 political drama film written and directed by Shirin Neshat and Shoja Azari. "In 1953, four Iranian women search for freedom or survival in Shirin Neshat's ...more
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Zarin Behrouz Vossoughi, Shahrnush Parsipur, Orsolya Tóth
Zarin is a 2005 short film written by Shoja Azari and directed by Shirin Neshat.