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A collection of films scored by a band or solo artist, rather than a traditional composer.

I wanted to focus on the uniqueness of having a particular group score a film, like Wang Chung scoring To Live and Die in LA, rather than individual members of a group scoring a film, like Danny Elfman of Oingo Boingo scoring Batman, so that's why Thom Yorke of Radiohead, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, etc. are not featured here. I also excluded films that may feature a particular artist, but not original work, such as McCabe & Mrs. Miller.

Please note, this is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of every film scored by the likes of Tangerine Dream or whoever - just highlights.

Suggestions are more than welcome! And I tried to color coordinate, but I pretty much suck at it, so... sorry it's not perfect!

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  • Adventureland
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • To Live and Die in L.A.
  • Batman
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • Blade Runner
  • Risky Business
  • Suspiria
  • Flash Gordon
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Legend
  • Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • The Keep
  • Knife+Heart
  • Dune
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Thief
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Lethal Weapon
  • Sorcerer
  • Dead Man
  • Uptight
  • Alice in the Cities
  • More
  • Shaft
  • Black Caesar
  • Harold and Maude
  • The Newton Boys
  • Deep Red
  • Blow-Up
  • Three O'Clock High
  • True Stories
  • SubUrbia
  • Super Fly
  • Storytelling
  • The Hit
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Zabriskie Point
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • The Proposition
  • Bottoms
  • Strange Behavior
  • Firestarter
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Old Joy
  • Popeye
  • Hanna
  • Oblivion
  • Demonlover
  • Caliber 9
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Elevator to the Gallows
  • TRON: Legacy
  • Slaughterhouse Rock
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
  • Kin
  • Blue Valentine
  • Purple Rain
  • Maximum Overdrive
  • Her
  • Berberian Sound Studio