Star Wars (includes The Force Awakens, Empire Strikes Back, Phantom Menace, Return of the Jedi, Imperial March)
Williams's unmistakeable score falls 15 places
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. This classic line was the introduction to what has become one of the biggest film phenomena in cinema history. John Williams provided the perfect soundtrack to George Lucas's sci-fi epic. His richly thematic and highly popular 1977 score to the first Star Wars film was selected by the American Film Institute as the greatest American movie score of all time.
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