Since the invention of the moving pictures, music was an essential part of cinema performance. Movie soundtracks provide emotional context to the film-watching experience. This page presents a chronologic collection of the greatest movies scores I have ever seen. Click on each one to see details.
Non, Je ne regrette rien
The tune will catch your breath from the first second, and it will keep you at the edge until it ends. This song was made for Édith Piaf, and her performance has made it immortal. It was used in many events, TV series and movies including “Inception.”
We Have All the Time in the World
This song was performed by Louis Armstrong to be used as a secondary musical theme the James Bond film. An incredible sadness of the tune combined with beautiful lyrics and an unforgettable voice makes it too good for any movie.
When you hear something so powerful for the first time, it leaves a mark that you will carry through your whole life. You would not believe how much energy can be delivered by a simple melody. This tune became a symbol of progress, and it inspired millions of soviet people.
Star Wars main theme
The epic fanfare cascades of the movie title theme have become one of the most famous and well-known musical compositions in modern music history. It is also so organically integrated with the Star Wars film series that it is impossible to imagine one without another.
That song was released for the album, but it was then used in several movies and TV shows. The music gives you such wonderful elevating feeling of joy and excitement that when it stops, you may think it was just a dream.
Mission Impossible main theme
Your heart is pounding, your eyes are narrowed, and you feel rush of adrenalin. You are focused, confident, and determined. You have nerves of steel, lightning-fast reaction, and a trained body. You are unstoppable, and nothing is impossible for you. All these feelings are just from listening to this theme.
My Heart Will Go On
The theme tune was used in several film scenes, but the director did not want to have the song. Moreover, Celine Dion did not want to perform it. It took time an effort to make them both try, and as a result, it became one of the best-selling singles of all time.
Clubbed to Death, Kurayamino variation
Written in 1995 this composition was used in the film four years later. The intro was adopted from a classical piece and mixed in a techno-rock style. Even though it was definitely used and played too much on the web, it still makes a fantastic soundtrack.
The miraculous, impressive, and a little depressing music leads you through the whole movie. For the first time in history, a film score has achieved such level of significance. This sound is so powerful, so it puts you in a trans that is necessary for you to comprehend the plot.