List of compositions by Ennio Morricone

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Ennio Morricone discography

Ennio Morricone at the 66th Venice Film Festival, September 2009
Studio albums 14
Live albums 11
Compilation albums 116
Singles 61
Video albums 4
Soundtracks 518
Tribute and cover albums 18

This is a list of compositions by film score composer, orchestrator and conductor Ennio Morricone. He composed and arranged scores for more than 500 film and television productions.[1][2] Morricone is considered as one of the most influential and best-selling film composers since the late 1950s.[3]

He has sold well over 70 million records worldwide,[4][5] including 6.5 million albums and singles in France,[6] over three million in the United States and more than two million albums in Korea.[7]

In 1971, the composer received his first golden record (disco d'oro) for the sale of 1,000,000 records in Italy[8][9] and a "Targa d'Oro" for the worldwide sales of 22 million.[10]

His score for Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in the West is one of the top 5 best-selling original instrumental scores in the world today, with about 10 million copies sold.[11][12][13][14]

His score for The Mission (1986) was also at one point the world's best selling score.[15][16] Morricone's music for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) and Le Professionnel (1981) each sold over 3 million copies worldwide.[17]



Year Title Director Genre Notes Award
1955 Gli sbandati Francesco Maselli Drama Composed by Giovanni Fusco, orchestrations by Morricone[18] film won a Venice Film Festival award
1958 Le Canzoni di tutti Mario Landi TV Show conducted by Morricone N/A
1959 La Duchessa di Santa Lucia Roberto Bianchi Montero Comedy orchestrated by Morricone N/A
Il Lieto fine Luciano Salce Theatre Play composed by Morricone, conducted by Raoul Emarten N/A
La Pappa reale Luciano Salce Theatre Play composed by Morricone, conducted by Franco Pisano N/A
Morte di un amico / Death of a Friend Franco Rossi Drama co-composed with Mario Nascimbene, orchestrated and conducted by Morricone N/A


Year Title Director Genre Notes Award
1960 Le Pillole Di Ercole Luciano Salce comedy rejected score, Morricone was replaced by Armando Trovajoli N/A
Via Margutta Mario Camerini comedy / drama composed by Piero Piccioni, song orchestrations by Morricone N/A
Il rossetto Damiano Damiani crime / drama composed by Giovanni Fusco, orchestrations by Morricone N/A
L'Avventura Michelangelo Antonioni drama / mystery composed by Giovanni Fusco, orchestrations by Morricone film was nominated for 2 BAFTA-awards
I Drammi marini Eugene O'Neill theatre play composed by Morricone N/A
Gente che va e gente che viene Enzo Trapani TV Show conducted by Morricone N/A
1961 Non approfondire Enzo Trapani theatre play composed by Morricone N/A
L'italiano ha 50 anni Francomaria Trapani documentary composed by Gino Peguri, orchestrations by Morricone N/A
Il federale / The Fascist, Luciano Salce comedy first full film score N/A
Ventimila leghe sotto i mari Francesco Ghedini Radio Broadcast composed by Morricone N/A
Tiempe d'ammore Fausto Cigliano / Achille Millo Radio Broadcast conducted and arranged by Morricone N/A
Enrico '61 Pietro Garinei / Sandro Giovannini drama composed by Renato Rascel, orchestrations by Morricone N/A
1962 La Chasse aux corbeaux Anton Giulio Majano theatre play composed by Morricone N/A
Violenza segreta Giorgio Moser drama composed by Giovanni Fusco, arranged & conducted by Morricone N/A
Gli Italiani e le vacanze Filippo Walter Ratti documentary music conducted by Ennio Morricone N/A
I motorizzati / The Motorists Camillo Mastrocinque comedy N/A N/A
La voglia matta / Crazy Desire Luciano Salce comedy N/A N/A
Il Sorpasso (The Easy Life) Dino Risi drama / comedy music composed by Riz Ortolani, orchestrations by Morricone N/A
I Due Della Legione Lucio Fulci comedy music composed by Luis Bacalov, orchestrations by Morricone N/A
Diciottenni al sole Camillo Mastrocinque comedy music composed and conducted by Ennio Morricone N/A
La Cuccagna Luciano Salce drama music composed by Ennio Morricone N/A
Rascelinaria Pietro Garinei / Sandro Giovannini drama music composed by Ennio Morricone N/A
Ombre vive unknown drama song orchestrations by Morricone N/A
1963 Il Successo Dino Risi drama composed and conducted by Morricone N/A
Le monachine / The Little Nuns Luciano Salce comedy composed and conducted by Morricone N/A
El Greco Luciano Salce biography / drama the score was recorded in 1964, but remained unreleased until 1986 N/A
Duello nel Texas / Gunfight at Red Sands Ricardo Blasco western first score for a Western film N/A
I Basilischi Lina Wertmüller drama N/A film won a Silver Sail Award
Smash Enzo Trapani TV Show music composed by Morricone, conducted by Bruno Martelli N/A
1964 Una Nuova fonte di energia Daniele G. Luisi documentary composed and conducted by Morricone N/A
Le pistole non discutono (it) Mario Caiano western N/A N/A
Per un pugno di dollari / A Fistful of Dollars Sergio Leone western N/A Won Silver Ribbon for Best Original Score
I maniaci Lucio Fulci comedy N/A N/A
I Malamondo Paolo Cavara documentary N/A N/A
I marziani hanno 12 mani Franco Castellano & Giuseppe Moccia comedy / science fiction N/A N/A
In Ginocchio Da Te Ettore Fizzarotti comedy / musical N/A N/A
I due evasi da Sing Sing Lucio Fulci comedy N/A N/A
Before the Revolution Bernardo Bertolucci drama N/A film nominated for Silver Ribbon
The Bible: In the Beginning John Huston drama rejected score film nominated for Academy Award
...e la donna creò l'uomo Camillo Mastrocinque drama N/A N/A
1965 Una pistola per Ringo / A Pistol for Ringo Duccio Tessari western N/A N/A
Gli Amanti d'oltretomba / Nightmare Castle Mario Caiano Horror N/A N/A
Agent 077: Mission Bloody Mary Terence Hathaway adventure title song only N/A
Altissima pressione / Highest Pressure Enzo Trapani musical composed together with Luis Enriquez Bacalov N/A
Slalom Luciano Salce comedy N/A N/A
Menage all'italiana Franco Indovina comedy N/A N/A
I pugni in tasca / Fists in the Pocket Marco Bellocchio drama N/A Film won one Silver Rail and one Silver Ribbon (Best Original Story)
Thrilling Carlo Lizzani, Gianni Luigi Polidori, Ettore Scola comedy / thriller N/A N/A
Non son degno di te Ettore Fizzarotti musical N/A N/A
Se non avessi più te Ettore Fizzarotti musical N/A N/A
Per qualche dollaro in più / For a Few Dollars More Sergio Leone western N/A N/A
Idoli controluce Enzo Battaglia comedy N/A N/A
Il ritorno di Ringo / The Return of Ringo Duccio Tessari western N/A N/A


Year Title Director Genre Notes Award
1966 Sette pistole per i MacGregor Franco Giraldi western N/A N/A
Svegliati e uccidi Carlo Lizzani crime/drama 1 Italian Golden Globe, 1 Silver Ribbon
Uccellacci e uccellini / The Hawks and the Sparrows Pier Paolo Pasolini comedy / historic N/A film won 2 Silver Ribbon, 1 Italian Golden Globe, Palme d'Or nomination
Agent 505: Todesfalle Beirut Manfred R. Köhler crime / action N/A N/A
La battaglia di Algeri / The Battle of Algiers Gillo Pontecorvo war film composed together with the director nominated for 3 oscars
Un fiume di dollari / The Hills Run Red Carlo Lizzani comedy / thriller credited as Leo Nichols N/A
Un uomo a metà Vittorio De Seta drama N/A film won Volpi Cup at Venice Film Festival
Come imparai ad amare le donne Luciano Salce comedy N/A N/A
Per pochi dollari ancora / For a Few Extra Dollars Giorgio Ferroni western N/A N/A
Per Firenze Franco Zeffirelli documentary 1st collaboration with Zeffirelli N/A
Navajo Joe Sergio Corbucci western credited as Leo Nichols N/A
La resa dei conti / The Big Gundown Sergio Sollima western N/A N/A
Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo / The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (soundtrack) Sergio Leone western N/A N/A
1967 Il giardino delle delizie Silvano Agosti drama N/A N/A
Dalle Ardenne all'inferno / Dirty Heroes Alberto de Martino drama / war N/A N/A
L'Avventuriero / The Rover Terence Young drama / war N/A N/A
Pedro Páramo Carlos Velo drama / fantasy / horror N/A film was nominated for Palme d'Or (Cannes)
Le Streghe, segment "La Terra vista dalla luna" Pier Paolo Pasolini comedy / drama episode from Le Streghe film won 1 David award
I crudeli / The Hellbenders Sergio Corbucci western N/A N/A
La Cina è vicina / China is Near Marco Bellocchio drama N/A won 2 Silver Ribbon, won the FIPRESCI Prize and Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival
OK Connery Alberto De Martino action / thriller N/A N/A
Matchless Alberto Lattuada comedy / thriller N/A N/A
Ad ogni costo / Grand Slam Giuliano Montaldo crime / drama N/A N/A
L'harem Marco Ferreri comedy / crime / drama N/A N/A
The Girl and the General Pasquale Festa Campanile comedy / drama N/A N/A
Face to Face Sergio Sollima western N/A N/A
Arabella Mauro Bolognini comedy N/A N/A
Danger: Diabolik Mario Bava action / comedy N/A N/A
1968 Scusi, facciamo l'amore? Vittorio Caprioli drama N/A N/A
Tepepa Giulio Petroni action / drama N/A N/A
Il mercenario / The Mercenary Sergio Corbucci western N/A N/A
Mangiala / Eat-it Francesco Casaretti comedy N/A N/A
L'Italia vista dal cielo Folco Quilici documentary N/A N/A
Grazie, zia / Come Play with Me Salvatore Samperi comedy / drama N/A N/A
...e per tetto un cielo di stelle Giulio Petroni comedy / western N/A N/A
Ecce Homo Bruno Gaburro thriller / science fiction N/A N/A
Big Gundown 2: Run, Man, Run Sergio Sollima western N/A N/A
Escalation Roberto Faenza comedy N/A N/A
Da uomo a uomo / Death Rides a Horse Giulio Petroni western N/A N/A
La Bataille de San Sebastian Henri Verneuil action / adventure N/A N/A
Comandamenti per un Gangster Alfio Catabiano crime N/A N/A
Teorema / Theorem Pier Paolo Pasolini drama / mystery N/A film won Vulpi Cup award at Venice Film Festival, 3 Silver Ribbon nominations
Partner Bernardo Bertolucci drama N/A N/A
Banditi a Roma / Roma come Chicago Alberto de Martino crime / drama composed with Bruno Nicolai N/A
Gli intoccabili / Machine Gun McCain Giuliano Montaldo crime / thriller N/A film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival
C'era una volta il West / Once Upon a Time in the West Sergio Leone western N/A N/A
Fräulein Doktor Alberto Lattuada drama / history / war N/A N/A
Il grande silenzio / The Great Silence Sergio Corbucci western N/A N/A
L'alibi / Alibi Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Luciano Lucignani comedy N/A N/A
Galileo Liliana Cavani drama N/A N/A
La monaca di Monza Eriprando Visconti drama N/A N/A
Ruba al prossimo tuo Francesco Maselli comedy / crime N/A N/A
Un tranquillo posto di campagna / A Quiet Place in the Country Elio Petri drama / horror N/A film was nominated for two Silver Ribbon and 1 Golden Berlin Bear
H2S Roberto Faenza drama N/A N/A
1969 Cuore di mamma Salvatore Samperi drama N/A N/A
Gott mit uns Giuliano Montaldo drama / war film N/A Film won 1 Silver Ribbon
I cannibali / The Cannibals Liliana Cavani drama N/A N/A
La donna invisibile Paolo Spinola drama N/A N/A
L'assoluto naturale / She and He Mauro Bolognini drama N/A N/A
La stagione dei sensi / Season of the Senses Massimo Franciosa drama N/A N/A
Le clan des siciliens / The Sicilian Clan Henri Verneuil crime / drama N/A Film was nominated for a Golden Laurel Award
Metti una sera a cena Giuseppe Patroni Griffi drama N/A Film won 1 Silver Ribbon, 1 David and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival
Queimada / Burn! Gillo Pontecorvo action / thriller N/A Film won 1 David and Marlon Brando one Fotogramas de Plata
Sai cosa faceva Stalin alle donne? / What Did Stalin Do to Women? Maurizio Liverani comedy N/A N/A
Senza sapere niente di lei Luigi Comencini giallo N/A Film won 1 Silver Ribbon
Una breve stagione / A Brief Season Renato Castellani drama N/A N/A
Un bellissimo novembre / That Splendid November Mauro Bolognini drama N/A N/A
Un esercito di cinque uomini / The Five Man Army Italo Zingarelli western N/A N/A
Vergogna, schifosi Mauro Severino thriller N/A N/A


Year Title Director Genre Notes Award
1970 Città violenta Sergio Sollima crime / thriller N/A N/A
Giochi particolari (The Voyeur) Franco Indovina drama N/A N/A
Hornets' Nest Phil Carlson (USA vers.); Franco Girino (Italian vers.) action / war N/A N/A
Krasnaya Palatka / The Red Tent Mikhail Kalatozov action / war music of Russian version by Aleksandr Zatsepin film nominated for Golden Globe
Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto / Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion Elio Petri crime / drama 2nd score for Petri includes 1 Oscar (for 'Best Foreign Film'), an Oscar nomination for 'Best Writing', 1 Golden Globe nomination, 2 David and 3 Silver Ribbon
La califfa Alberto Bevilacqua drama N/A film won 1 David, 1 Italian Golden Globe, 2 Silver Ribbon, nominated for Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival
La moglie più bella Damiano Damiani crime / drama N/A N/A
L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo Dario Argento mystery / thriller first score for Dario Argento film won 1 Italian Golden Globe, nominated for Edgar Allan Poe Award
Lui per lei Claudio Rispoli drama never distributed film N/A
Metello Mauro Bolognini drama Silver Ribbon nomination for Best Score film won 2 David, 2 Italian Golden Globes, 2 Silver Ribbons
Quando le donne avevano la coda / When Women Had Tails Pasquale Festa Campanile comedy / fantasy N/A N/A
Sacco e Vanzetti Giuliano Montaldo drama / crime / biography N/A film won 3 Silver Ribbons, 2 Laceno d'Oro, 1 award at the Cannes Film Festival
Two Mules for Sister Sara Don Siegel western N/A N/A
Uccidete il vitello grasso e arrostitelo Salvatore Samperi drama / thriller N/A N/A
Vamos a matar compañeros / Compañeros Sergio Corbucci western / comedy N/A N/A
1971 Addio fratello crudele (it) / 'Tis Pity She's a Whore Giuseppe Patroni Griffi drama N/A film was nominated for two Silver Ribbons
Correva l'anno di grazia 1870 / 1870 Alfredo Giannetti drama / history N/A film won 1 Italian Golden Globe
Forza G Duccio Tessari action / comedy / sport N/A N/A
Giù la testa / Duck, You Sucker! Sergio Leone adventure / western N/A film won 1 David (Best Director)
Gli occhi freddi della paura Enzo G. Castellari crime / thriller N/A N/A
Il Decameron / The Decameron Pier Paolo Pasolini comedy / drama N/A film won Silver Berlin Bear and was nominated for Silver Ribbon
Il gatto a nove code / The Cat o' Nine Tails Dario Argento mystery / thriller 2nd score for Argento N/A
Incontro Piero Schivazappa drama N/A
The Working Class Goes to Heaven Elio Petri drama 3rd score for Petri the film won a Palme d'Or, 2 David, 2 Silver Ribbon, 1 Italian Golden Globe
Le casse / The Burglars Henri Verneuil crime / thriller / action 3rd score for this director N/A
La Corta notte delle bambole di vetro Aldo Lado horror / mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Le foto proibite di una signora per bene Lucio Ercoli mystery / thriller N/A N/A
L'istruttoria è chiusa: dimentichi Damiano Damiani crime / thriller N/A N/A
Maddalena Jerzy Kawalerowicz drama features "Chi Mai" N/A
Oceano Folco Quilici adventure / documentary N/A film won 1 Special David and a Special Mention at the Taormina International Film Festival
Quattro mosche di velluto grigio / Four Flies on Grey Velvet Dario Argento mystery / thriller 3rd score for Argento
Sans mobile apparent Philippe Labro mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Tre nel mille Franco Indovina comedy / drama / history N/A N/A
Una lucertola con la pelle di donna / A Lizard in a Woman's Skin Lucio Fulci mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Veruschka: Poetry of a Woman Franco Rubartelli drama N/A N/A
1972 Anche se volessi lavorare, che faccio? Flavio Mogherini drama N/A N/A
Bluebeard Edward Dmytryk crime / drama / thriller N/A N/A
Che c'entriamo noi con la rivoluzione? Sergio Corbucci comedy / western N/A N/A
Chi l'ha vista morire? Aldo Lado mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Cosa avete fatto a Solange? Massimo Dallamano mystery / thriller N/A N/A
D'amore si muore / For Love One Dies Carlo Carunchio drama N/A N/A
Fiorina la vacca Vittorio De Sisti comedy N/A N/A
Giornata nera per l'ariete Luigi Bazzoni mystery / thriller N/A N/A
I figli chiedono perché Nino Zanchin drama N/A film won Golden Gryphon at the Giffoni Film Festival and the Grand Prix Asturias
Il diavolo nel cervello Sergio Sollima thriller N/A N/A
Il maestro e Margherita / The Master and Margaret Aleksandar Petrović drama / fantasy / horror N/A film won 2 Golden Arenas at Pula Film Festival of Yugoslavian Films, nominated for Gold Hugo
Imputazione di omicidio per uno studente Mauro Bolognini drama N/A N/A
I racconti di Canterbury / The Canterbury Tales Pier Paolo Pasolini comedy / drama N/A film won Golden Berlin Bear
La Banda J.S.: Cronaca criminale del Far West / Sonny and Jed Sergio Corbucci western / comedy N/A N/A
La tarantola dal ventre nero Paolo Cavara horror / mystery / thriller N/A N/A
L'attentat / The French Conspiracy Yves Boisset thriller N/A film won Silver Prize at the Moscow International Film Festival
La vita a volte è molto dura, vero Provvidenza? Giulio Petroni comedy / western N/A N/A
Les deux saisons de la vie Samy Pavel drama N/A N/A
L'ultimo uomo di Sara / Sara's Last Man Maria Virginia Onorato thriller N/A N/A
Mio caro assassino Tonino Valerii mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Quando le donne persero la coda Pasquale Festa Campanile comedy / fantasy N/A N/A
Questa specie d'amore / This Kind of Love Alberto Bevilacqua drama N/A film won 1 David, 1 Italian Golden Globe and 2 Silver Ribbons
Violenza: quinto potere Florestano Vancini crime / thriller N/A N/A
1973 La proprietà non è più un furto Elio Petri drama / comedy 4th score for Petri film won Venezia Classici Award and 1 Italian Golden Globe
Ci risiamo, vero Provvidenza? Alberto De Martino western / adventure / comedy N/A N/A
Crescete e moltiplicatevi Giulio Petroni comedy N/A N/A
Giordano Bruno Giuliano Montaldo biography / drama N/A nominated for 2 Silver Ribbons
Il mio nome è Nessuno / My Name Is Nobody Tonino Valerii western / comedy the film was written (and co-directed) by Sergio Leone nominated for 2 Silver Ribbons
La cosa buffa Aldo Lado comedy / romance N/A N/A
Le Serpent / Night Flight from Moscow Henri Verneuil thriller N/A N/A
Libera, amore mio / Libera, My Love Mauro Bolognini drama N/A N/A
Quando l'amore è sensualità Vittorio De Sisti drama / romance N/A N/A
Quando la preda è l'uomo / Spogliati protesta uccidi Vittorio De Sisti drama N/A N/A
Rappresaglia George Pan Cosmatos drama / history / war N/A film won 1 award at Taormina International Film Festival
Revolver Sergio Sollima crime / drama / thriller N/A
Sepolta viva Aldo Lado drama N/A N/A
Un uomo da rispettare / The Master Touch Michele Lupo action / crime / drama N/A N/A
1974 Allonsanfàn Paolo e Vittorio Taviani drama / history N/A nominated for 2 Silver Ribbons and 1 Gold Hugo at Chicago International Film Festival
Fatti di gente perbene Mauro Bolognini drama N/A won 1 David and 1 Silver Ribbon (of 6 nominations)
Il fiore delle mille e una notte / Arabian Nights Pier Paolo Pasolini comedy / drama / fantasy N/A won Grand Prize of the Jury at Cannes Film Festival, nominated for 1 Palme d'Or and 1 Silver Ribbon
Il giro del mondo degli innamorati di Peynet / The Turn of the World of the Sweethearts of Peynet Cesare Perfetto animation co-composed with Alessandro Alessandroni N/A
Il sorriso del grande tentatore / The Devil Is a Woman Damiano Damiani drama N/A N/A
La cugina Aldo Lado comedy / drama N/A N/A
La faille Peter Fleischmann thriller N/A N/A
Le secret / The Secret Robert Enrico drama / mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Le trio infernal Francis Girod comedy / crime / horror N/A nominated for Gold Hugo at Chicago International Film Festival
Macchie solari Armando Crispino mystery / thriller N/A N/A
Milano odia: la polizia non può sparare / Almost Human Umberto Lenzi action / crime / thriller N/A N/A
Mussolini: Ultimo atto / Last Days of Mussolini Carlo Lizzani biography / drama / history N/A N/A
Sesso in confessionale Vittorio De Sisti documentary N/A N/A
Space: 1999 Lee H. Katzin adventure / drama / science fiction soundtrack based in the RCA Italiana repertoire with exception of the title theme N/A
Spasmo Umberto Lenzi mystery / thriller N/A N/A
1975 Attenti al buffone Alberto Bevilacqua comedy won 1 David, 1 Italian Golden Globe and was nominated for Silver Ribbon
Divina creatura / The Divine Nymph Giuseppe Patroni Griffi drama won 2 Silver Ribbons and was nominated for Golden Berlin Bear
Gente di rispetto / The Flower in His Mouth Luigi Zampa drama / mystery
Labbra di lurido blu Giulio Petroni drama
La donna della domenica / The Sunday Woman Luigi Comencini comedy / crime / drama won 1 Italian Golden Globe
L'anticristo Alberto De Martino drama / horror / thriller
Leonor Luis Buñuel fantasy / drama / horror
L'ultimo treno della notte Aldo Lado horror
Peur sur la ville Henri Verneuil action / thriller / drama
Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma / Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Pier Paolo Pasolini drama
Storie di Vita e Malavita Carlo Lizzani drama / thriller
The Human Factor Edward Dmytryk drama / thriller
Todo modo Elio Petri drama won one Silver Ribbon
Un genio, Due compari, Un pollo / A Genius, Two Partners and a Dupe Damiano Damiani western / comedy won Golden Screen Award in Germany


Year Title Director Genre Notes Award
1976 Der Richter und sein Henker Maximilian Schell drama / mystery / thriller N/A film won two German Film Awards
Il deserto dei tartari Valerio Zurlini drama / history N/A film won 3 Davids and 1 Silver Ribbon
L'Agnese va a morire Giuliano Montaldo drama / war N/A N/A
L'eredità Ferramonti Mauro Bolognini drama N/A film won 1 Palme d'Or and 1 Silver Ribbon
Le ricain Jean Marie Pallardy action/ crime/drama N/A N/A
Novecento Bernardo Bertolucci history N/A film won Bodil award, 1 Sant Jordi, nominated for 2 Silver Ribbons
Per amore Mino Giarda drama N/A N/A
Per le antiche scale Mauro Bolognini drama N/A film won 1 Silver Ribbon and award at the Locarno International Film Festival
René la Canne Francis Girod drama / comedy / crime N/A N/A
San Babila ore 20: un delitto inutile Carlo Lizzani drama / comedy / crime N/A nominated for Golden Prize at Moscow International Film Festival
Una vita venduta Aldo Florio war N/A N/A









































  • Der Fall der vier Fliegen (documentary) (Federico Caddeo)
  • Paolo Borsellino – I 57 giorni (Alberto Negrin)
  • Sabato, domenica e lunedì (Franza Di Rosa])



TV films and series[edit]

Selected films with songs by Morricone[edit]

Year Film Director Notes
1963 Gli imbroglioni Lucio Fulci
Prima della rivoluzione Bernardo Bertolucci Songs of Morricone and Gino Paoli
1964 In ginocchio da te Ettore Maria Fizzarotti
1965 Non son degno di te Ettore Maria Fizzarotti
Se non avessi più te Ettore Maria Fizzarotti
1966 Mi vedrai tornare Ettore Maria Fizzarotti
O.K. Connery Alberto de Martino
1978 Germany in Autumn Alexander Kluge features Here's to you sung by Joan Baez
1981 Le Professionnel Georges Lautner It features Il vento, il grido
1995 Joseph Roger Young Songs of Ennio Morricone and Marco Frisina
1999 Election Alexander Payne music from Navajo Joe
2001 Cowboys Don't Kiss In Public Michelle Trudo
Kill Bill Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill Vol.1 features the main theme from Death Rides a Horse.
Kill Bill Vol.2 features the tracks "L'Arena" (from Il mercenario), "Il Tramonto" (from Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo), "Per Un Pugno di Dollari" (From Per un pugno di dollari), "A Silhouette of Doom" & "The Demise of Barbara" and "The Return of Joe" (from Navajo Joe).
2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Wes Anderson The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou soundtrack features "Here's To You", featuring Joan Baez.
2006 Jackass Number Two Jeff Tremaine It features the song "The Ecstasy of Gold" from Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo.
2007 Death Proof Quentin Tarantino Death Proof soundtrack features the song "Paranoia Prima" from Cat O' Nine Tails soundtrack.
Hot Rod Akiva Schaffer Hot Rod soundtrack features the song "A Gringo Like Me".
2008 Seven Pounds Gabriele Muccino
2009 Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds soundtrack features the tracks "The Verdict (La Condanna)" (from La resa dei conti), "L’incontro Con La Figlia" (from Il ritorno di Ringo), "Il Mercenario (Ripresa)" (from Il mercenario), "Algiers 1 November 1954" (Composed with Gillo Pontecorvo; from La battaglia di Algeri), "The Surrender (La resa)" (from La resa dei conti), "Mystic and Severe" (from Death Rides a Horse), "Un Amico" (from Revolver), and "Rabbia e Tarantella" (from Allonsanfàn).
Couples Retreat Peter Billingsley
2012 Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino The Braying Mule, Sister Sara's Theme, Un Monumento, Ancora qui (music only)

Classic (absolute) music[edit]

Ennio Morricone's classical compositions include over 15 piano concertos, 30 symphonic pieces, choral music and one opera. His first classical pieces date back to the late-forties.

Live albums[edit]

  • Ennio Morricone live (with Metropole Orchestra) (1987)
  • Concerto Premio Nino Rota (1995)
  • Ennio Morricone – Live (1995)
  • Morricone dirige a Morricone (1998)
  • Cinema Concerto: Ennio Morricone at Santa Cecilia (1999)
  • Verona Arena Concerto (2002)
  • La leggenda della pianista (2003)
  • Focus: Ennio Morricone & Dulce Pontes (2004)
  • Voci dal silenzio (2004)
  • Morricone Conducts Morricone: The Munich Concert 2004 (2006)
  • Note di Pace/Peace Notes: Live at Piazza San Marco, Venice (2008)[22]
  • Giorgio Armani presents Musica per il cinema (2CD)(2012)

Studio albums[edit]

with Gruppo di Improvvisazione di Nuova Consonanza[edit]

  • 1966 "Nuova Consonanza", LP RCA
  • 1967 "The Private Sea of Dreams" (as Il Gruppo), LP RCA Victor
  • 1968 "Improvisationen" LP Deutsche Grammophon
  • 1970 "The Feed-back" (as The Group), LP RCA
  • 1973 "Improvvisazioni a Formazioni Variate" (also known as "Gruppo d'Improvvisazione Nuova Consonanza"), LP General Music
  • 1975 "Nuova Consonanza", LP Cinevox Records. Reissue 2007 CD Bella Casa
  • 1976 "Musica su Schemi", LP Cramps Records. Reissue 2002: LP Get Back, CD Ampersand
  • 1992 "1967–1975", CD Edition RZ
  • 2006 "Azioni", CD Die Schachtel
  • 2010 "Niente", CD Cometa Edizioni Musicali. Reissue 2012 LP The Omni Recording Corporation/The Roundtable
  • 2011 "Eroina", CD Cometa Edizioni Musicali

with Chico Buarque[edit]


Selected compilations[edit]

  • Morricone: Belmondo (1971)
  • Take off: Film Hits (1978)
  • Oscar Valdambrini (1982)
  • His Greatest Themes (1986)
  • Film Music, Vol. 1: The Collection (1987)
  • Film Music, Vol. 2 (1988)
  • Once Upon a Time in the West: 20 Famous Film Tracks of Ennio Morricone (1989)
  • Zijn Grootste Successen (1990)
  • Chamber Music (1990)
  • The Legendary Italian Westerns (1990)
  • Original Film Musik Von Ennio Morricone (1993)
  • 93 Movie Sounds (1994)
  • Classic Ennio Morricone (1994)
  • Spaghetti Western: The Ennio Morricone Collection (1995)
  • The Ennio Morricone Anthology: A Fistful of Film Music (1995)
  • An Ennio Morricone: Dario Argento Trilogy (1995)
  • Anthology: Main Titles & Rare Tracks (1995)
  • With Love: Music Composed & Conducted By (1995)
  • Neapolitan Songs (1995)
  • Best of Ennio Morricone (BMG) (1995)
  • Love Themes (1995)
  • Film Hits (1995)
  • Western Movie Themes from Clint Eastwood Movies (1995)
  • Film Festival (1995)
  • Movie Classics: The Music of Ennio Morricone & Hugo Montenegro (1996)
  • TV Film Music (1996)
  • Time of Adventure (1996)
  • Main Titles, Vol. 1 (1965–1995) (1996)
  • Magic World of Ennio Morricone (1996)
  • Once Upon a Time in the Cinema (1996)
  • Time for Suspense (1996)
  • Fear According to Morricone (1997)
  • Singles Collection, Vol. 2 (1997)
  • Film Music by Ennio Morricone (Disky) (1998)
  • Movie Classics (1998)
  • Ennio Morricone Songbook, Vol. 2: Western Songs & Ballads (1998)
  • Mondo Morricone (1999)
  • 1966–1987 (1999)
  • Love Themes (1999)
  • Main Titles, Vol. 3: 1965–1985 (1999)
  • With Love, Vol. 2 (1999)
  • The Gangster Collection (1999)
  • Morricone 2000 (1999)
  • The Thriller Collection (1999)
  • Once Upon a Time in the West (Compilation) (1999)
  • Selections from Chronicle (1999)
  • Genius of Ennio Morricone (2000)
  • The Very Best of Ennio Morricone (2000)
  • Psycho Morricone (2001)
  • 40th Commemoration: Ultimate Soundtracks Collection (2001)
  • 40th Commemoration: Ultimate Italian Pops Collection (2001)
  • 40th Commemoration: Ultimate Mood Music Collection (2001)
  • Mondo Morricone Revisited, Vol. 1 (2002)
  • More Mondo Morricone Revisited, Vol. 2 (2002)
  • Molto Mondo Morricone, Vol. 3 (2002)
  • Morricone in the Scene: Chase Morricone (2002)
  • Bizarre Morricone (2002)
  • Lounge Morricone (2002)
  • Notte Morricone (2002)
  • Vivid Sound (2002)
  • Signor Morricone Tempo (2002)
  • Psichedelico Jazzistico (2004)
  • Erotica Morricone: So Sweet So Sensual (2004)
  • Casa Della Musica (2004)
  • A Celebration of Ennio Morricone's 75th Anniversary (2004)
  • Great Melodies of Ennio Morricone (2004)
  • Movie Masterpieces (2004)
  • Morricone Aromatico (2004)
  • Once Upon a Time... The Essential Ennio Morricone (2004)
  • Film Music Maestro (2004)
  • The Best of Ennio Morricone (Setteottavi) (2005)
  • Morricone Happening (2005)
  • Most Famous Hits (2005)
  • Morricone Kill: Spaghetti Western Magic from the Maestro (2005)
  • Morricone High (2005)
  • Morricone in Love (2005)
  • Maestro (2005)
  • Crime and Dissonance (2005)
  • Itinerary of a Genius (2005)
  • Bandes Originales de Film (2005)
  • The Library, Vol. 1 (Musiche Composte Per il Cinema) (2005)
  • My Favorite Ennio Morricone Music (2005)
  • Ennio Morricone Deluxe (2006)
  • Il West di Morricone (2006)
  • Una Storia Italiana (2006)
  • Most Famous Hits: Ennio Morricone – Western Film Music: The Album (2006)
  • Gold Collection (2006)
  • Film Music by Ennio Morricone (Silva Screen) (2006)
  • Morricone Award (2007)
  • Morricone: Western (2007)
  • Grand Collection (2007)
  • World of Ennio Morricone (2007)
  • Ennio Morricone (2007)
  • The Soundtracks: 75 Themes from 53 Films (2007)
  • 50 Movie Theme Hits: Gold Edition, Vol. 2 (2007)
  • In Lounge (2007)
  • Original Songs (2007)
  • Morricone Award (CD + Book) (2007)
  • Made In France (2007)
  • Un'ora Con Ennio Morricone (2007)
  • Edda Dell'Orso performs Ennio Morricone (2 CD) (2008)
  • In Lounge, Vol. 2 (2008)
  • The Platinum Collection: Original Soundtrack (2008)
  • Morricone In The Brain (2009)
  • Ennio Morricone Earbook 4 CD (2013)
  • Cinema collection – I 30 capolavori della musica da film italiana (2013)
  • L'essentiel d'Ennio Morricone (2013)
  • The Ennio Morricone Pop Collection, Vol. 1 (2013)
  • The Ennio Morricone Pop Collection, Vol. 2 (2013)

Remix albums[edit]

Box sets[edit]


Tribute albums[edit]

Selected songs[edit]

Year Performer Song Title ITA[23] FRA[23] NL[23] UK[24] USA[25]
1962 Milva Quattro Vestiti
1962 Milva La Tua Stagione
1963 Gianni Morandi Go-kart Twist
1963 Peter Tevis A Gringo Like Me
1963 Rita Pavone Pel di Carota 52
1964 Gianni Morandi Per Una Notte No
1964 Paul Anka Il Tuo compleanno 28
1965 Maurizio Graf Angel Face 29
1965 Ennio Morricone & La Sua Orchestra Il Silenzio/Parlami D'Amore Mariu
1965 Ennio Morricone A Fistful of Dollars 4 62
1965 Ennio Morricone A Pistol for Ringo 32
1965 Dino Il Ragazzo di ghiaccio 26
1966 Mina Se Telefonando 6
1966 Dino Ho messo gli occhi su di te
1966 Ennio Morricone For a Few Dollars More 5 16
1967 Christy Run Run 73
1967 Ennio Morricone The Good, The Bad & The Ugly 45
1968 Christy Deep Down
1968 Hugo Montenegro The Good, The Bad & The Ugly 1 2
1969 Roy Budd Hurry To Me 73
1969 Ennio Morricone A Man With Harmonica 1
1969 Dalida Il Clan Dei Siciliana 29
1969 Milva Metti una sera a cena
1971 Massimo Ranieri Io e te 5
1971 Ennio Morricone/Joan Baez The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti 4 25
1971 Astrud Gilberto Casse
1971 7 Mladih Za Šaku Dolara
1971 Ennio Morricone/Joan Baez Here's To You 46 2 29
1972 Milva Mia Madre Si Chiama Francesca
1972 Ennio Morricone Giù la testa 11 6
1973 Ennio Morricone God With Us 8
1973 Ennio Morricone My Name Is Nobody
1973 Ennio Morricone & Bruno Nicolai Indagine / La Cosa Buffa
1974 Mireille Mathieu J'oublie La Pluie et le Soleil
1975 Mireille Mathieu Mon Ami de Toujours
1975 Ennio Morricone Tema di Mosè 25
1976 Ennio Morricone Once Upon a Time in the West 25
1977 I Gladrags Sunshine / Notturno Per Tre
1978 Ennio Morricone El Mundial 78 23
1978 Ennio Morricone Come Maddalena (Disco 78)
1978 The Bombers Mexican
1981 Ennio Morricone Chi Mai 1 2
1982 Pia Zadora It's Wrong For Me To Love You
1988 The Pet Shop Boys/Ennio Morricone It Couldn't Happen Here
1994 Gérard Depardieu To Obliterate The Past
1998 Sarah Brightman Nella Fantasia
1998 Andrea Bocelli Come Un Fiume Tu
1999 Ennio Morricone & Roger Waters Lost Boys Calling
1999 Down Low Once Upon a Time 3
1999 Andrea Bocelli Un Canto
2001 Josh Groban You're Still You/Cinema Paradiso
2004 Isobel Campbell Argomenti
2006 Amii Stewart Love Song
2007 Céline Dion I Knew I Loved You
2008 Tenniscoats/Tape Come Maddalena
2010 Coolio Change

All music composed by Ennio Morricone, lyrics written by various artists.

Other song compositions[edit]

1961 – Faccio finta di dormire and Cicciona cha cha by Edoardo Vianello (lyrics by Carlo Rossi)
1962 – Quello che conta per Luigi Tenco (lyrics by Luciano Salce)
1963 – Pel di carota per Rita Pavone (lyrics by Franco Migliacci)
1963 – Nel corso per Gino Paoli (lyrics by Lina Wertmüller)
1963 – Ti ho conosciuto by Rita Pavone
1964 – Lonesome Billy by Peter Tevis
1964 – Domani prendo il primo treno by Paul Anka
1965 – L'amore gira by Rosy
1965 – Penso a te per Catherine Spaak
1965 – Le cose più importanti by Pierfilippi
1965 – Ho messo gli occhi su di te by Dino & Anna Moffo
1965 – Questi vent'anni miei by Catherine Spaak
1966 – Uccellacci e uccellini by Domenico Modugno
1967 – Vai via malinconia by Maysa Matarazzo
1968 – Scirocco by Renato Rascel
1968 – Canzone della libertà by Sergio Endrigo
1968 – Filastrocca vietnamita by Sergio Endrigo
1969 – Una breve stagione by Sergio Endrigo
1971 – Ho visto un film by Gianni Morandi
1989 – Libera l'amore by Zucchero

All songs composed by Ennio Morricone, lyrics written by various artists.

Selected Music Certifications[edit]

Score/single/album Sales Certification date/info
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) 100,000 (F)[26] Certification in 1981
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (1966) 500,000 (RIAA) 08/14/1968
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (song) (1968) 1,000,000 (Worldwide) Hugo Montenegro version[27]
A Man With Harmonica (1969) 1,260,000 (F) Original single version[28]
Once Upon a Time in the West (1969) 800,000 (NL)[29]
1,000,000 (F)[30][31]
10 million (Worldwide)[32]
Certification in 1992
Here's To You (1971) 790,000 (F) Original single version[33]
A Fistful of Dynamite (1971) 477,000 (F) Original single version[34]
God With Us (1973) 378,000 (F) Original single version[35]
La Cage aux Folles (1978) 500,000 (RIAA)[36] 12/14/1995
Le Professionnel (1981) 902,900 (F)[26]
3,000,000 (Worldwide)[17]
certification in 2001
The Mission (1986) 500,000 (RIAA) (US)
50,000 (CDN)
100,000 (UK)
20,000 (Polen)[37]
100,000 (F)[26]
50,000 (ARG)[38]
Chi Mai (1981) 505,000 (BPI) (UK)
911,000 (F)[39]
Guardinas of the Clouds (2006) 30,000 (NL) 5 January 1981
Live at Arena – Verona (2006) 150,000 (I)[40][41] Live album
Voices of Silence (2007) 40,000 (I)[42] track dedicated to 9/11 attacks
We All Love Ennio Morricone (2007) 120,000 (I)[43][44] 2008


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