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    Three jump out in front of me right away with a fourth close behind.

    1. Zulu



    2. Last of the Mohicans



    3. Dances with Wolves



    4. Highnoon

    "Ask not what your country can do for you"

    Left wing, Right Wing same bird that they are killing.

    you’re entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.

  • #2
    Anything by Ennio Morricone is often very good indeed.





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    • #3
      Any theme by Han Zimmer - The Rock, Gladiator, Pirates of the Carribean and a whole lot more.

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      Last edited by Mountain Man; 07 Mar 18, 16:52.
      Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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      • #4
        A couple

        Highlander:



        Platoon:

        "I am Groot"
        - Groot

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        • #5
          An often overlooked great piece of music for a Western:

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          • #6
            Anything by John Barrie or Ennio Morricone

            Few other great movie tunes

            Roy Budd - Get Carter



            Bach - Rollerball



            Anton Karas - The Third Man

            Last edited by Gooner; 08 Mar 18, 10:52.

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            • #7
              Then there was the movie Heavy Metal which had a whole album of music that was top notch.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Nick the Noodle View Post
                Anything by Ennio Morricone is often very good indeed.
                "Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it"
                G.B Shaw

                "They promised us homes fit for heroes, they give us heroes fit for homes."
                Grandad, Only Fools and Horses

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                • #9
                  One of the bestest...




                  Last edited by GCoyote; 28 Apr 18, 17:21.
                  The long toll of the brave
                  Is not lost in darkness
                  Over the fruitful earth
                  And athwart the seas
                  Hath passed the light of noble deeds
                  Unquenchable forever.

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                  • #10
                    Anything composed by Korngold.
                    "I dogmatise and am contradicted, and in this conflict of opinions and sentiments I find delight".
                    Samuel Johnson.

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                    • #11
                      Huh? Do you mean best sound score or sound track?

                      Originally posted by Half Pint John View Post
                      Three jump out in front of me right away with a fourth close behind.
                      My worst jump story:
                      My 13th jump was on the 13th day of the month, aircraft number 013.
                      As recorded on my DA Form 1307 Individual Jump Log.
                      No lie.

                      ~
                      "Everything looks all right. Have a good jump, eh."
                      -2 Commando Jumpmaster

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                      • #12
                        Perhaps the finest music composed to accompany a war documentary would be Richard Rodger's score for the television series,Victory at Sea: all thirteen hours of it.

                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-EXNounv-U
                        "I dogmatise and am contradicted, and in this conflict of opinions and sentiments I find delight".
                        Samuel Johnson.

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                        • #13
                          I first heard it a way back in the 50s. Classic!
                          "Ask not what your country can do for you"

                          Left wing, Right Wing same bird that they are killing.

                          you’re entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.

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                          • #14
                            The Lawrence of Arabia theme captures the majestic immensity of the desert nicely-
                            https://youtu.be/ZxBFRfYiDNE

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Von Richter View Post
                              "Ask not what your country can do for you"

                              Left wing, Right Wing same bird that they are killing.

                              you’re entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.

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