Most Iconic Score for a CBM.....

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  1. Mandon Knight This means something to those who believe....

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    Which, in everyone's opinion is the definitive or best themes/scores to a CBM ?

    Here is Watch.Mojo's list to help 'guide us'....




    Agree with many of their choices are to me, some are a bit off by being in a top 10 countdown.
     
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  2. Chip Chipperson the big guy

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    Williams' Superman and Elfman's Batman

    nothing else comes to mind really. Those are the 2 big ones. Maybe Silvestri's Avengers theme.
     
  3. Mandon Knight This means something to those who believe....

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    I think Zimmer played a blinder with this...

     
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  4. Kahran Ramsus Registered

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    John Williams on Superman is the gold standard.
     
  5. DACrowe Registered

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    1. John Williams' Superman. Period.
    2. Danny Elfman's Batman/Batman Returns scores.
    3. Hans Zimmer's scores for The Dark Knight Trilogy.
    4. Danny Elfman's scores for Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2.
    5. Hans Zimmer's Man of Steel score.
    6. Henry Jackman's wildly underrated Kick-Ass score.
    7. James Horner's The Rocketeer score.
    8. Henry Jackman's X-Men: First Class score.
    9. The V for Vendetta score is actually pretty epic.
    10. John Ottoman's X-Men: Days of Future Past score is also fairly underrated.

    I will stop there.
     
  6. titansupes Registered

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    If we're just doing one (and actually sticking to ICONIC, and not just which ones we personally like the best), it's Williams Superman. And no close competitors, even Elfmen's and Zimmer's Batman stuff (as much as I love each of them).

    EDIT: Actually, scratch that-- the 60's Batman theme is up with Williams Superman, too, or there about.
     
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  7. OutOfBoose Russian Hacker

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    This. Holy trinity - Williams, Elfman and Zimmer.
     
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  8. Mandon Knight This means something to those who believe....

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    The score for the original is a complete work of pure genius.
     
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    If we're talking iconic, which is very different from just being good or my favorite, then the answer is obviously John Wiliams' Superman. That's the only superhero film score that I would call iconic.
     
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    Agree with all of that. Also , because they've used a similar main theme in both films I think GOTG's main theme has potential to be pretty memorable.
     
  11. Greens I am Danny DeVito

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    Yup. It's pretty cool that the relatively recent TDK scores grew to be so popular and omnipresent. I see it used for TV shows all the time.
     
  12. Spider-Aziz Vegeta Pose Toshi

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    I actually like the score composed by Thomas Newman for Road to Perdition enough to place it as a favorite.
     
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  13. OutOfBoose Russian Hacker

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    You always bring cruel and unusual opinions into threads.
     
  14. Spider-Aziz Vegeta Pose Toshi

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    Sometimes, not most, and not always. And there is nothing cruel with this opinion.

    This is a terrific piece of music.
     
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    That is a phenomenal score, and a phenomenal movie.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    William's Superman brought tears to my eyes. Elfman's Batman gave me goosebumps. Nothing else really did much for me.
     
  18. jmc away for a while

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    I think Wonder Woman's theme is up there now, mostly because of how jarring it is.
     
  19. I Am The Knight Tonight's a good night.

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    Spider-Snyder?
     
  20. Milk Tray Guy 70s Man of Action

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    ^This.
     
  21. Milk Tray Guy 70s Man of Action

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    Yep, I've certainly caught it on more than one nature/natural world documentary.
     
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    John Williams' Superman score bar none.

    I'm pretty surprised however how underappreciated Alan Silvestri's Captain America score is though. That Captain America March is fantastic.
     
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    Elfman's Batman.
     
  24. Milk Tray Guy 70s Man of Action

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    Agreed! :up:
     
  25. DACrowe Registered

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    You're right. I was ranking overall scores, but yes in terms of themes, Wonder Woman is up there and pretty instantly iconic at this point.
     

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