The Nation’s Favourite Movie Scores Have Been Revealed
Number 10: Jurassic Park. Number 3: Star Wars. But what else is in there?
“When you do it right, when the music and the movie goes in sync with each other for a sequence or so, it’s like you’re flying.”
These are Quentin Tarantino’s words, and they’re difficult to argue against. From the legendary brass heard at the beginning of Star Wars films, bursting out like a Greyhound released from the starting gates, to the soaring strings that accompany the first time Dr. Alan Grant lays eyes on a Brachiosaurus in Jurassic Park, film scores are an integral part of classic fims. (Obvs.)
But which film score is the nation’s favourite? No, before you ask, Frozen is not number one. In fact, it’s not even in the top ten. According to research by the Royal Albert Hall, and reported by Digital Spy, it’s James Horner’s score forTitanic.
Check out the full top ten below:
2. Chariots of Fire
3. Star Wars
4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
5. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
6. The Great Escape
7. The Magnificent Seven
8. Back to the Future
10. Jurassic Park
Artistic Director at the Royal Albert Hall, Lucy Noble, said: "You never forget a great film score: from the epic to the intimate, movie music has an unparalleled ability to evoke emotion."
"We asked film fans to pick their favourite, and there's no doubt about the winner: James Horner's sumptuous, heartbreaking score for Titanic."
She added: "It's great to see the love for The Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape, two classics that will feature in our unique celebration of Elmer Bernstein's life and legacy, hosted by movie legend John Landis."
In other news, a major Frozen fan theory was recently confirmed by the film's director. Find out more here.
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