AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores

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AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores is a list of the best 25 film scores. The films are all American. The American Film Institute revealed the list in 2005. John Williams is the composer with the most films on the list.[1]

# Film Title Year Studio Composer
1 Star Wars 1977 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd. John Williams
2 Gone with the Wind 1939 MGM, Selznick International Max Steiner
3 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 Columbia, Horizon Pictures Maurice Jarre
4 Psycho 1960 Paramount Bernard Herrmann
5 The Godfather 1972 Paramount Nino Rota
6 Jaws 1975 Universal, Zanuck/Brown Company John Williams
7 Laura 1944 20th Century Fox David Raksin
8 The Magnificent Seven 1960 United Artists, Mirisch Company Elmer Bernstein
9 Chinatown 1974 Paramount Jerry Goldsmith
10 High Noon 1952 United Artists, Stanley Kramer Productions Dimitri Tiomkin
11 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1938 Warner Bros. Erich Wolfgang Korngold
12 Vertigo 1958 Paramount Bernard Herrmann
13 King Kong 1933 RKO Max Steiner
14 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982 Universal John Williams
15 Out of Africa 1985 Universal, Mirage Enterprises John Barry
16 Sunset Boulevard 1950 Paramount Franz Waxman
17 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Universal Elmer Bernstein
18 Planet of the Apes 1968 20th Century Fox Jerry Goldsmith
19 A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Warner Bros. Alex North
20 The Pink Panther 1964 United Artists, Mirisch Company Henry Mancini
21 Ben-Hur 1959 MGM Miklós Rózsa
22 On the Waterfront 1954 Columbia, Horizon Pictures Leonard Bernstein
23 The Mission 1986 Warner Bros., Goldcrest Films Ennio Morricone
24 On Golden Pond 1981 Universal, ITC Entertainment Dave Grusin
25 How the West Was Won 1962 MGM, Cinerama Releasing Alfred Newman

References change

  1. "AFI's 100 YEARS OF FILM SCORES". American Film Institute. Retrieved 2022-07-09.