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Most professional musicians are lucky to have one career. Chris Boardman has already had five. He's been a successful composer for movies; an Emmy Award-winning arranger for television; an orchestrator on major Hollywood films; a musical director for top pop acts; and keyboard player and writer for a popular jazz ensemble. Boardman is already ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Ravine (Short) (music supervisor)
 2013 This Is the End (music arranger - uncredited)
 2010 The Wolfman (orchestrator)
 2006 Final Destination 3 (music arranger - uncredited)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (music arranger - uncredited)
 2005 In Her Shoes (music arranger - uncredited)
 2005 Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (Video) (music arranger)
 2004 First Daughter (music arranger)
 2002 The Concert for World Children's Day (TV Special documentary) (conductor) / (music arranger)
 2002 Lilo & Stitch (music arranger - uncredited)
 2001 Serendipity (additional orchestrations) / (music arranger)
 2001 Spy Kids (composer: additional music) / (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 2000 What Women Want (orchestrator)
 2000 The Road to El Dorado (music arranger - uncredited)
 2000 Final Destination (music arranger - uncredited)
 2000 Metallica: S&M (TV Special documentary) (orchestrator)
 1999 Stuart Little (music arranger - uncredited)
 1999 Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box (Documentary) (orchestrator)
 1999 Stigmata (composer: additional music)
 1999/I Payback (orchestrator)
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1998 Meet Joe Black (conductor: party music) / (orchestrator: party music)
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (orchestrator)
 1998 The Wedding Singer (orchestrator: score)
 1998 Hard Rain (music arranger - uncredited)
 1997 Good Will Hunting (music arranger - uncredited)
 1997 The Game (music arranger - uncredited)
 1997 A Smile Like Yours (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1997 Out to Sea (music arranger: ballroom music) / (producer: ballroom music)
 1996 My Fellow Americans (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1996 The Evening Star (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (music arranger)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (orchestrator)
 1995 Waterworld (orchestrator)
 1995/I Pocahontas (music arranger - uncredited)
 1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta (orchestrator)
 1995 Tommy Boy (composer: additional music) / (orchestrator: additional music)
 1995 Outbreak (orchestrator)
 1995 Just Cause (orchestrator)
 1995 The Quick and the Dead (music arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1995 Boys on the Side (orchestrator)
 1995 Murder in the First (conductor)
 1994 Junior (orchestrator)
 1994 Terminal Velocity (additional orchestrator)
 1994 The Little Rascals (orchestrator)
 1994 A Troll in Central Park (additional orchestrator)
 1994 Wyatt Earp (orchestrator)
 1994 I Love Trouble (composer: additional music)
 1994 Cops and Robbersons (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1993 The Three Musketeers (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (orchestrator)
 1993 Look Who's Talking Now (orchestrator)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (conductor: songs - as Chris Boarman)
 1993 Wilder Napalm (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1993 The Fugitive (orchestrator)
 1993 Last Action Hero (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1993 Jurassic Park (music arranger - uncredited)
 1993 Dave (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1993 Swing Kids (music arranger)
 1993 Falling Down (orchestrator)
 1993 Alive (orchestrator)
 1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1991 Grand Canyon (orchestrations)
 1991 Father of the Bride (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1991 Christmas in Washington (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1991 My Girl (orchestrator)
 1991 Dying Young (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (orchestrator)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (orchestrator)
 1991 The Object of Beauty (musician: keyboards) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1991 If Looks Could Kill (orchestrator)
 1991 King Ralph (orchestrator)
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1990 The 1st Annual American Teacher Awards (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1990 Sibling Rivalry (orchestrator)
 1990 Flatliners (additional orchestrator)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (orchestrator)
 1990 Total Recall (music arranger)
 1990 Great Performances (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- Julie Andrews in Concert (1990) ... (music arranger)
 1989 Julie & Carol: Together Again (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1989 The Package (orchestrator)
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2 (additional orchestrator - as Christopher Boardman)
 1989 Road House (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1989 5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame (TV Special) (music contractor)
 1988 Young Guns (music arranger)
 1988 Die Hard (additional orchestrator)
 1987 Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1987 In the Mood (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (music arranger) / (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1987 Lethal Weapon (additional orchestrator)
 1986 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1986 The Christmas Star (orchestrator)
 1986 Children of a Lesser God (orchestrator)
 1986 One Crazy Summer (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1986 Liberty Weekend (TV Special documentary) (composer: olympic torch music)
 1986 Youngblood (composer: additional music)
 1985 Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa (TV Special) (music arranger)
 1985 The Color Purple (music adaptor)
 1985 Silverado (orchestrator)
 1985 Perfect (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1985 Movers & Shakers (orchestrator)
 1985 Moving Violations (orchestrator)
 1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol (Short) (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1983 Star 80 (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1982 The Plague Dogs (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1982 The Secret of NIMH (orchestrator - uncredited)
 1982 Kraft Salutes Walt Disney World's 10th Anniversary (TV Special) (music arrangements)
 1981 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (music arranger - 1 episode)
- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (music arranger)
 1980 Linda in Wonderland (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1978 The Wiz (orchestrator)
 1977 3 Girls 3 (TV Series) (music arranger - 2 episodes)
- Flip Wilson (1977) ... (music arranger)
- Carl Reiner/Tony Curtis (1977) ... (music arranger)
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Alternate Names:

Christopher Boardman | Chris Boarman


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