Films with the Best Soundtracks and/or Scoresby FM84 | created - 22 Jun 2011 | updated - 09 Dec 2014 | Public
This is obviously very objective and not in order.
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1. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.
Votes: 132,021 | Gross: $4.06M
Yann Tiersen is amazing.
3. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 670,833 | Gross: $33.23M
4. Labyrinth (1986)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Sixteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby (Toby Froud) when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie).
Votes: 117,308 | Gross: $12.73M
5. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 355,008 | Gross: $45.06M
7. Hideaway (2009)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama
Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich and in love. But drugs have invaded their lives. One day, they overdose and Louis dies. Mousse survives, but soon learns she's pregnant. Feeling ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,487 | Gross: $0.03M
8. The Last House on the Left (2009)
R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
Votes: 81,465 | Gross: $32.75M
9. March of the Penguins (2005)
G | 80 min | Documentary, Family
In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family.
Votes: 54,273 | Gross: $77.44M
I think there is another soundtrack for the American version but I'm referring about the one scored by Emilie Simon.
10. Fanaa (2006)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance
A sweet blind girl Zooni meets a flirty Rehan. She ignores her friends' warnings. It's her time to discover life. Is she making the right love choice?
Votes: 29,419 | Gross: $2.10M
11. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Votes: 277,982 | Gross: $75.08M
12. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 765,196 | Gross: $141.32M
13. Trainspotting (1996)
R | 93 min | Drama
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Votes: 606,318 | Gross: $16.50M
14. The Harder They Come (1972)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Music
Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers.
15. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a boyhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.
Votes: 343,993 | Gross: $52.29M
16. Newsies (1992)
PG | 121 min | Drama, Family, History
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Votes: 17,806 | Gross: $2.82M
17. The Land Before Time (1988)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.
Votes: 75,618 | Gross: $48.09M
18. Casper (1995)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An afterlife therapist and his daughter meet a friendly young ghost when they move into a crumbling mansion in order to rid the premises of wicked spirits.
Votes: 112,261 | Gross: $100.33M
The film was nothing special but the music is beautiful.
19. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.
Votes: 167,414 | Gross: $4.53M
20. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 438,979 | Gross: $285.76M
21. Dear Frankie (2004)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance
After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.
Votes: 20,616 | Gross: $1.34M
23. It's All Gone Pete Tong (2004)
R | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A famous DJ in the Ibiza club scene finds the alcohol and drug-fueled party that is his life threatened by the progressive loss of his hearing.
Votes: 18,728 | Gross: $0.12M
25. Only God Knows (2006)
115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual heritage, they struggle with ever more costly choices.
Not sure this film released a soundtrack but the music in it was good and it introduced me to Otto.
26. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 712,791 | Gross: $1.48M
27. No Such Thing (2001)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancé only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being.
Votes: 3,740 | Gross: $0.06M
28. Love Jones (1997)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Mosley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "... See full summary »
Votes: 3,620 | Gross: $12.51M
31. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
R | 118 min | Drama, Music
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Votes: 32,430 | Gross: $1.05M
33. The Tree of Life (2011)
PG-13 | 139 min | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
Votes: 160,361 | Gross: $13.30M
34. This Movie Is Broken (2010)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Music, Romance
In Toronto in 2009, a man tries to come to terms with his feelings for his childhood crush as they attend a concert by the band Broken Social Scene.
35. Hackers (1995)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Hackers are blamed for making a virus that will capsize five oil tankers.
Votes: 62,917 | Gross: $7.56M
Haven't seen this film in years and I can imagine it would look really cheesy these days but the soundtrack was still good.
36. Oblivion (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
Votes: 465,682 | Gross: $89.02M
38. Kaboom (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A sexually "undeclared" college freshman's clairvoyant/prophetic dreams are the first sign that something very strange is going on involving his class-mates -- with him at the center.
Votes: 12,078 | Gross: $0.12M
39. The Canyons (2013)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.
Votes: 10,174 | Gross: $0.05M
The only redeeming quality about this film is the soundtrack.
40. The Guest (I) (2014)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Votes: 84,543 | Gross: $0.32M