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Remembering James Horner: Our Favorite Scores From His Nerdiest Films

Posted by Doug on June 24, 2015

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James Horner, was without a doubt one of the finest film score composers of the 20th (and 21st) century. He also has the distinction of scoring some of the nerdiest films of the past 30 years and imbuing all of cinema with SO MANY FEELS. To celebrate the man’s life of amazing music, Nerdy Show would like to share some of our favorites in no particular order.

Willow (1988)

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

The Rocketeer (1991)

Apollo 13 (1995)

Aliens (1986)

The Mask of Zorro (1998)

Cocoon (1985)

The Land Before Time (1988)

Jumanji (1995)

An American Tail (1986)

Casper (1995)

Honey I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Mighty Joe Young (1998)

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Avatar (2009)

*batteries not included (1987)

Sneakers (1992)

Krull (1983)

 James Horner composed the music for over one hundred feature films. He died this past Monday (June 22, 2015) in a plane crash in California. He was 61 years old.


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