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What are some of your favourite movie theme songs/tunes?

Asked by ucme (46640points) June 14th, 2010

Yeah not the soundtrack just the opening &/or closing titles.Maybe iconic classics or some not so well known.

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gailcalled's avatar

The Godfather Trilogy
Disney’s Fantasia

Vunessuh's avatar

Summer Overture from Requiem for a Dream.

Aster's avatar

“Make Someone Happy” by Jimmy Durante at the end of Sleepless in Seattle. Not my fav on the movie but u wanted “beginning or end.”

gailcalled's avatar

The Jazz soundtracks of Woody Allen’s NYC movies; Annie Hall, Manhattan, Play it again, Sam.

Aster's avatar

@gailcalled Woody’s tunes are fabulous!!

tinyfaery's avatar

The theme to Twin Peaks/Fire Walk with Me. Here.

perspicacious's avatar

I love the music played in the movie The Medicine Man.

john65pennington's avatar

Theme From A Summer Place, the movie.

mrentropy's avatar

Escape From New York

rebbel's avatar

Clannad – Harry’s Game
My favorite from the album is In a Lifetime (duet with Bono) though,

MacBean's avatar

@Vunessuh Requiem for a Dream has one of my favorite soundtracks EVER. :)

I’m also a sucker for anything by Danny Elfman. And I love me some Bernard Herrmann.

rebbel's avatar

Oh my God, i almost forgot that great, great series League of Gentlemen, @aprilsimnel ..
Thanks, i am going to find some episodes to watch them later!

lillycoyote's avatar

The Clockwork Orange sound track is a classic and still one of my favorites. It it’s a pretty interesting mix. And even though I’m not a believer I have always like the opening from Trip to Bountiful There are so many great songs from the movies.

Jude's avatar

Anything from Hair.

Easy to be Hard

DeanV's avatar

Going in with the obligatory Star Wars.

Jude's avatar

More from Hair.

janedelila's avatar

Theme to Nightmare Before Christmas…Although I do like the Panic! At the Disco version better.

prescottman2008's avatar

The Terminal
Peter Gunn
2001 A Space Odyssey
“Baby Elephant Walk” from HATARI!

aprilsimnel's avatar

OH! Movies! Sorry.

Isaac Hayes – Theme from Shaft
Larry Kusic and Nino Rota – Speak Softly Love (Love Theme from The Godfather)
John Williams – Superman theme
Monty Norman – James Bond Theme

ucme's avatar

@lucillelucillelucille Yeah great movie great soundtrack. Another appearance from Mr. Shaw, hmmm interesting.

gailcalled's avatar

The Gershwin soundtrack from “An American in Paris.”

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@ucme-Yes.Intreresting how it worked out that way ;)

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