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10 Great Movies Made Perfect By Their Outstanding Soundtracks

Films have served as a gateway for people of all ages, races, orientations, and generations since the first public demonstration of a camera-projector system in 1895. Throughout the years, motion pictures have made audiences weep, contemplate, laugh, test social boundaries and dream with more color and imagination than ever before. The world of cinema is an organism unto itself, ever maturing and changing along with the environment around it. This list explore about 10 movies which used sound as perfect medium to convey contents.


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Directed by Stanley Kubrick
With Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

The Graduate (1967)

Directed by Mike Nichols
With Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Directed by Sergio Leone
With Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

The Godfather (1972)

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
With Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

The Passion of the Christ (2004)

Directed by Mel Gibson
With Jim Caviezel, Monica Bellucci, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov

Depicts the final twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem.

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Directed by John Badham
With John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali

A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.

American Graffiti (1973)

Directed by George Lucas
With Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Directed by Quentin Tarantino
With John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.