Alan Silvestri

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In his ongoing, decades-long career as a composer, Alan Silvestri has blazed an innovative trail with his exciting and melodic scores, winning the applause of Hollywood and movie audiences the world over. With a credit list of over 100 films Silvestri has composed some of the most recognizable and beloved themes in movie history. His efforts have ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »


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  Pinocchio (music composed and conducted by) (filming)
 2020 The Witches (music composed by)
 2020 Horroverse Full Movie (Short)
 2020 Predator: Hunting Grounds (Video Game) (original music by)
 2019 Warrior: Predator (Short)
 2018 Welcome to Marwen (music by)
 2018 The Predator
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (music by)
 2016 Allied (music composed and conducted by)
 2015/II The Walk (music by)
 2014 Super Mario Bros: This Ain't No Video Game (Video documentary)
 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (13 episodes)
- The Immortals (2014)
- The Electric Boy (2014)
 2013 RED 2
 2013 The Croods (music composed by)
 2012 WordGirl (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2012 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 15 (Video documentary)
 2012/I Flight
 2012 The Avengers
 2011 The Pointless Hunt (Short) (archival music)
 2010 The A-Team
 2009 A Christmas Carol (music composed by)
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (music composed by)
 2007 Beowulf
 2006 The Wild
 2004 Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride (Video short)
 2004 Van Helsing (music composed by)
 2003 Two Soldiers (Short)
 2003 Identity
 2002 Lilo & Stitch
 2002 Showtime
 2001 If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator' (Video documentary short) (from "Predator")
 2001 Serendipity
 2001 The Mexican
 2000 Cast Away
 2000 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short) (1 episode)
 2000 What Lies Beneath (music composed by)
 2000 Reindeer Games (music composed and conducted by)
 1999 Stuart Little
 1999 Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box (Documentary)
 1998 Holy Man
 1997 Mousehunt
 1997 Contact
 1997 Volcano
 1997 Fools Rush In
 1996 Eraser
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (music by)
 1995 Judge Dredd
 1989-1995 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- You, Murderer (1995)
- House of Horror (1993)
- Beauty Rest (1992)
- Yellow (1991)
 1994 Richie Rich
 1994 Blown Away
 1994 Forrest Gump
 1994 Clean Slate
 1993 Under Pressure: Making 'The Abyss' (Video documentary)
 1993 Grumpy Old Men (music by)
 1993 In Search of the Obelisk (Short)
 1993 Cop & ½
 1992 Sidekicks (music by)
 1992 The Bodyguard
 1992 Gahan Wilson's Diner (Short)
 1992 Two-Fisted Tales (TV Movie) (segment "Yellow")
 1991 Ricochet
 1991 Dutch
 1991 Soapdish
 1991 Back to the Future... The Ride (Video short)
 1991 Shattered
 1990 Back to the Future Part II (Video Game)
 1990 Predator 2
 1990 Young Guns II (music by)
 1990 Downtown
 1989 The Abyss
 1988 Mac and Me
 1987 Overboard
 1987 Predator
 1987 Outrageous Fortune (music)
 1986 No Mercy
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Summer Rental
 1985 Cat's Eye
 1985 Fandango
 1983 Tiger Man (as Alan Sylvestri)
 1983 Manimal (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Night of the Beast (1983) ... (music by)
- Breath of the Dragon (1983) ... (music by)
- Scrimshaw (1983) ... (music by)
- High Stakes (1983) ... (music by)
- Female of the Species (1983) ... (music by)
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978-1983 CHiPs (TV Series) (74 episodes)
- Fast Company (1983)
- Fun House (1983)
- Firepower (1983)
- Brat Patrol (1983)
- Fox Trap (1983)
 1978-1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Sweet Revenge (1979)
- Deckwatch (1978)
 1975 Las Vegas Lady (musical score)
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Alan Sylvestri


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Personal Quote:

"I'm standing there in this Calvin Klein white sweater, and all of a sudden Bob walks in wearing the exact same sweater. Right then, we knew that we were connected for life." - about his first encounter with Robert Zemeckis during the production of Romancing the Stone (1984). See more »


During the late 60s Silvestri went on the road as a guitarist with the band Wayne Cochran and the CC Riders. See more »


Often names his score titles after a quote spoken the respective sequence. See more »

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