Composer James Horner Dies in Plane Crash

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Academy Award-winning composer James Horner has died. Horner, who won Oscars for his work in James Cameron’s Titanic, was 61 years old. According to Variety, Horner perished in a single-engine plane crash near Santa Barbara on Monday morning.

His body of work was immense, and below you will see a list of his most well-known films.

 

Selected Filmography:

  • Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
  • Wolfen (1981)
  • Deadly Blessing (1981)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  • 48 Hrs. (1982)
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
  • Krull (1983)
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
  • Cocoon (1985)
  • Commando (1985)
  • Aliens (1986)
  • An American Tail (1986)
  • *batteries not included (1987)
  • Willow (1988)
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • Cocoon: The Return (1988)
  • Field of Dreams (1989)
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
  • Glory (1989)
  • Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
  • The Rocketeer (1991)
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
  • Patriot Games (1992)
  • We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story (1993)
  • The Pelican Brief (1993)
  • Clear and Present Danger (1994)
  • The Pagemaster (1994)
  • Legends of the Fall (1994)
  • Braveheart (1995)
  • Casper (1995)
  • Apollo 13 (1995)
  • Jumanji (1995)
  • Ransom (1996)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • Deep Impact (1998)
  • The Mask of Zorro (1998)
  • Mighty Joe Young (1998)
  • Bicentennial Man (1999)
  • The Perfect Storm (2000)
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
  • Enemy of the Gates (2001)
  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  • Windtalkers (2002)
  • Radio (2003)
  • Troy (2004)
  • The Forgotten (2004)
  • Flightplan (2005)
  • The Legend of Zorro (2005)
  • The New World (2005)
  • All the King’s Men (2006)
  • Apocalypto (2006)
  • The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • The Karate Kid (2010)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
  • Southpaw (2015)

Rest in Peace, Mr. Horner, and thanks for making the world a bit brighter.

So what’s your favorite score from James Horner? Let me know!

 

-Kyle A. Goethe

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