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Poll: Scores That Instantly Bring Movies to Your Mind

Over the decades there were movies with such memorable scores, you instantly recognize and associate them with the movies. In most cases generations of people will recognize the tunes. Which of these widely known instrumental scores best brings its movie to mind? Discuss here. Big thank you to blackbolt-3, who helped on some parts of the creation of the idea.

Make Your Choice

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    Psycho (1960)

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    Orson Welles in The Third Man (1949)

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    Marlon Brando and Salvatore Corsitto in The Godfather (1972)

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    Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future (1985)

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    Sylvester Stallone in Rocky (1976)

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    Alec Guinness in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

    The Colonel Bogey march, by Kenneth J. Alford, performed by the actors. Suggestion by leavey-2
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    Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

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    Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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    Sean Connery in Goldfinger (1964)

    The James Bond theme by John Barry
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    Clint Eastwood in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

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    Charles Bronson in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

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    Julie Christie in Doctor Zhivago (1965)

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    David Prowse and Michael Pennington in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    The appearance of Darth Vader together with the imperial march by John Williams
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    Paul Newman and Robert Redford in The Sting (1973)

    Theme of The Sting (1973), by Scott Joplin, performed by Marvin Hamlisch arranged by Billy Byers Suggestion by leavey-2
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    Alan Rickman, Richard Harris, Ian Hart, Daniel Radcliffe, and Zoë Wanamaker in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

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    Susan Backlinie in Jaws (1975)

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    The Terminator (1984)

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    Ellen Burstyn in Requiem for a Dream (2000)

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    Robert Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes (2009)

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    Michael Keaton in Batman (1989)

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    Dick Warlock and Tawny Moyer in Halloween II (1981)

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    Jurassic Park (1993)

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    Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Steve McQueen, Yul Brynner, Robert Vaughn, Horst Buchholz, and Brad Dexter in The Magnificent Seven (1960)

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    Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in Love Story (1970)

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    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

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    Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1976)

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    Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

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    The Shining (1980)

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    The Pink Panther (1963)

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    Noah Moazezi in Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

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