Lord Of The Rings Tops Classic FM’s Movie Soundtrack Poll

The results of Classic FM’s Top 50 Movie Soundtracks poll have been announced. Howard Shore’s Lord Of The Rings trilogy came in at the top followed by Hans Zimmer’s Gladiator and John Williams’ Star Wars.

John Williams also managed to receive the highest number of entries with 7 in total. When the poll was run in 2001, Star Wars took the top position, with Gone with the Wind coming second, Lawrence of Arabia third, Titanic fourth and Casablanca fifth.

The top 20 Movie Soundtracks were as follows:

1 The Lord of the Rings – Howard Shore
2 Gladiator – Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard
3 The Star Wars movies – John Williams
4 Schindler’s List – John Williams
5 Out of Africa – John Barry/Mozart
6 The Mission – Ennio Morricone
7 Titanic – James Horner
8 Dances with Wolves – John Barry
9 Lawrence of Arabia – Maurice Jarre
10 Jurassic Park – John Williams
11 Gone with the Wind – Max Steiner
12 The Harry Potter movies – John Williams
13 The Piano – Michael Nyman
14 The Magnificent Seven – Elmer Bernstein
15 Brief Encounter – Sergei Rachmaninov
16 Doctor Zhivago – Maurice Jarre
17 West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein
18 Amadeus – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
19 Saving Private Ryan – John Williams
20 Braveheart – James Horner

To see the complete list of the Top 50 Movie Soundtracks, visit ClassicFM.

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