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Top Ten (Original music I love in movies)

29 Jul

Well considering im a big fan of the movies especially british and irish film, this is going to be pretty hard, the obvious choice for me is at number one in the list and it will be no suprise to most of you too, all 2 people who read this blog lol, anyways here we go..

10 THE MIST – 2007 – A freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole-up in a supermarket and fight for their lives. Beautiful haunting music. MUSIC: The Host of Seraphim (Dead can dance)

 

09 CRASH – 2004 – Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles involving a collection of inter-related characters, a police detective with a drugged out mother and a thieving younger brother, two car thieves who are constantly theorizing on society and race, the white district attorney and his irritated and pampered wife, a racist white veteran cop (caring for a sick father at home) who disgusts his more idealistic younger partner, a successful Hollywood director and his wife who must deal with the racist cop, a Persian-immigrant father who buys a gun to protect his shop, a Hispanic locksmith and his young daughter who is afraid of bullets, and more. MUSIC: Mark Isham – Flames pt II

 

08 PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK – 1975 – A story about the disappearance of several Appleyard College students, and a teacher, from Hanging Rock. . MUSIC: Gheorghe Zamfir – Theme From Picnic at Hanging Rock (Doina Sus Pe Culmea Dealului).

 

07 AMERICAN BEAUTY1999 – Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter’s attractive friend. MUSIC: Thomas Newman – The plastic bag scene.

 

06 EDWARD SCISSORHANDS – 1990 –  An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful teenage girl. MUSIC: Danny Elfman – The ice dance.

 

05 GET CARTER – 1971 – When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate. MUSIC: Roy Budd – Theme from get carter

 

04 THE WICKER MAN – 1973 – A police sergeant is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there. MUSIC: Paul Giovanni – Willow`s Song. 

 

03 28 DAYS LATER – 2002 –  Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. MUSIC: John Murphy – The house / In a heartbeat.  

02 SUNSHINE – 2007 – A team of astronauts are sent to re-ignite the dying sun 50 years into the future. The track i want played at my funeral, stunning music. MUSIC: John Murphy – The surface of the sun.

 

01 THE GOOD THE BAD & THE UGLY – 1966 – A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. MUSIC: Ennio Morricone – The Ecstasy Of Gold.

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Posted by on July 29, 2011 in Top Tens

 

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