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Type of site
Music, Film score, Forum
Owner Christian Clemmensen
Created by Christian Clemmensen
Revenue Nonprofit
Launched 24 September 1996
Current status Active is a modern film score review website created and maintained by its sole reviewer, Christian Clemmensen.[1] Since the launch of Filmtracks in 1996, the website has reviewed nearly two-thousand soundtracks dating as far back as 1954, though the website's focus is primarily those composed after 1975.[2] Filmtracks also has a forum.[3]


In February 1998, Filmtracks was highly recommended to film music fans by Lukas Kendall at Film Score Monthly.[4] In October 2000, Entertainment Weekly's Erin Podolsky gave the website an 'A' rating and called it "A MUST-VISIT".[5] In April 2001, Filmtracks was also named Associate of the Month by[6]

Filmtracks Awards[edit]

Best Film Score[edit]

Year Winner
1986 Hoosiers
Jerry Goldsmith
  • Winners only. Information on nominees before 1989 is longer accessible on the site.
1987 The Witches of Eastwick
John Williams
  • Winners only. Information on nominees before 1989 is longer accessible on the site.
1988 Willow
James Horner
  • Winners only. Information on nominees before 1989 is longer accessible on the site.
1989 Glory
James Horner
1990 The Russia House
Jerry Goldsmith
1991 Beauty and the Beast
Alan Menken
1992 Far and Away
John Williams
1993 Schindler's List
John Williams
1994 Only You
Rachel Portman
1995 Apollo 13
James Horner
1996 The Spitfire Grill
James Horner
1997 Titanic
James Horner
1998 The Mask of Zorro
James Horner
1999 The Cider House Rules
Rachel Portman
2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance
Rachel Portman
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Howard Shore
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Howard Shore
2003 The Gospel of John
Jeff Danna
2004 The Terminal
John Williams
2005 The Legend of Zorro
James Horner
2006 Lady in the Water
James Newton Howard
2007 Angel
Philippe Rombi
2008 No winner
2009 Lesbian Vampire Killers
Debbie Wiseman
2010 Space Battleship Yamato
Naoki Sato
2011 La Ligne droite
Patrick Doyle
2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Andrew Lockington
2013 Romeo and Juliet
Abel Korzeniowski
2014 How To Train Your Dragon 2
John Powell (tie)

David Newman (tie)

2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
John Williams
2016 Tale of a Lake
Panu Aaltio


  1. ^ Berlioz (2006). "Repent ye nasty hive of hedonistic film score fan(atic)s". Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  2. ^ Reviews by year. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  3. ^
  4. ^ Kendall, Lukas. "Recommended Website Reactions". Film Score Monthly. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  5. ^ Podolsky, Erin. Filmtracks Modern Soundtrack Reviews EW grade. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  6. ^ Travis F. Smith. "Filmtracks tuned in to movie music: Site reviews over 1000 soundtracks". Variety. Retrieved 16 December 2011.

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