Javier Navarrete

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Javier Navarrete
Born (1956-05-09) 9 May 1956 (age 65)
Teruel, Spain
OccupationFilm composer

Javier Navarrete (born May 9, 1956) is a Spanish composer of film scores.[1] His best known score, for which he received an Oscar nomination, was for Pan's Labyrinth (his second collaboration with Guillermo del Toro, the first being The Devil's Backbone).[1]

Navarrete was born in Teruel. His scores include Whore, Tras el cristal, Dot the i, and other Spanish films. In addition, he scored 2009's Cracks (directed by Jordan Scott), 2012's Byzantium (directed by Neil Jordan) and the U.S. productions, Mirrors, Wrath of the Titans and Inkheart. His score for the HBO film Hemingway & Gellhorn won him an Emmy Award.[2] He also produced the soundtrack for the Hong Kong-based film Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal.



Year Title Director Notes
1986 In a Glass Cage Agustí Villaronga N/A
1989 La banyera Jesús Garay N/A
1989 Una ombra en el jardí Antonio Chavarrías N/A


Year Title Director Notes
1991 Manila Antonio Chavarrías N/A
1995 Atolladero Óscar Aibar N/A
1996 Susanna Antonio Chavarrías N/A
1996 Andrea Sergi Casamitjana N/A
1996 Atapuerca: El misterio de la evolución humana N/A N/A
1997 99.9 Agustí Villaronga N/A
1998 Em dic Sara Dolores Payás N/A


Year Title Director Notes
2000 The Sea Agusti Villaronga N/A
2000 The Devil's Backbone Guillermo del Toro N/A
2001 Stranded María Lidón N/A
2002 The Impatient Alchemist Patricia Ferreira N/A
2002 Volverás Antonio Chavarrías N/A
2002 Thirteen Chimes Xavier Villaverde N/A
2003 Dot the i Matthew Parkhill N/A
2003 Flying Saucers Óscar Aibar N/A
2004 Whore María Lidón N/A
2006 Moscow Zero María Lidón N/A
2006 Pan's Labyrinth Guillermo del Toro N/A
2006 Dance Machine Óscar Aibar N/A
2007 His Majesty Minor Jean-Jacques Annaud N/A
2008 Fireflies in the Garden Dennis Lee N/A
2008 Mirrors Alexandre Aja N/A
2008 Inkheart Iain Softley N/A
2009 The Hole Joe Dante N/A
2009 Cracks Jordan Scott N/A
2009 The New Daughter Luis Berdejo N/A


Year Title Director Notes
2010 The Warrior's Way Sngmoo Lee N/A
2011 The Last Death David Ruiz N/A
2012 Wrath of the Titans Jonathan Liebesman N/A
2012 Byzantium Neil Jordan N/A
2015 Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal
2018 Greta Neil Jordan N/A
2018 Raoul Taburin Pierre Godeau N/A


Year Title Director Notes
2020 Emperor Mark Amin N/A
2021 Antlers Scott Cooper N/A

Awards and nominations[edit]




  1. ^ a b Scott, A.O. (November 21, 2001). The New York Times. The Devil's Backbone (review overview).
  2. ^ "Javier Navarrete to Score 'Wrath of the Titans'". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 2011-11-21.

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