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John Ottman

John Ottman holds dual distinctions as a leading film composer and an award winning film editor. Ottman has often completed both monumental tasks on the same films. Such remarkable double duties have included The Usual Suspects, X-Men 2, Superman Returns, Valkyrie, and Jack the Giant Killer. He has also held producer roles on several of these ... See full bio »

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Valkyrie Composer
X2: X-Men United Composer


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 2018 Tampa Theatre As Time Goes On (Documentary short) (completed)
 2021 The Son Becomes the Father (Short) (original music by)
 2020 Tampa Theatre Let Be the Light (Documentary short) (composed by)
 2017-2019 The Gifted (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- oMens (2019)
- Monsters (2019) ... (score by)
- calaMity (2019) ... (score by)
- teMpted (2019) ... (score by)
- hoMe (2019) ... (score by)
 2018 The Gang's All Here (TV Series)
 2018 The Legend Continues: Urban Legends Final Cut (Video documentary short)
 2016 The Nice Guys (music composed by)
 2015 Battle Creek (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Battle Creek Way (2015) ... (music by)
 2014 Non-Stop
 2011 Interview with John Ottman HD (Video short)
 2011/I Unknown
 2011 The Resident
 2010/I The Losers
 2010 Astro Boy vs. The Junkyard Pirates (Video short)
 2010 The RRF in New Recruit (Video short)
 2009 Astro Boy
 2009 Orphan
 2008 Valkyrie
 2007/I The Invasion
 2006 Superman Returns (music by)
 2005/I Fantastic Four (music by)
 2005 House of Wax
 2005 Hide and Seek
 2004 Celling Out (Video documentary short)
 2004 Dialing Up 'Cellular' (Video documentary short)
 2004 Lonely Place (Short)
 2004 Cellular
 2003 Gothika
 2003 Evolution in the Details: The Design of 'X2' (Video documentary short)
 2002/I Trapped
 2002 Point of Origin (TV Movie)
 2002 Round Up: Deposing 'the Usual Suspects' (Video documentary)
 2002 Brother's Keeper (TV Movie)
 2002 Pumpkin
 2001 Bubble Boy
 1999 Lake Placid
 1998 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1998)
 1998 Apt Pupil
 1998 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (music by)
 1998 Goodbye Lover
 1997 Incognito
 1996 The Cable Guy
 1995 Night Train (Short)
 1993 Public Access (music by)
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Longtime friend of director Bryan Singer. They have worked together on The Usual Suspects, Apt Pupil, X2, Superman Returns and most recently Valkyrie, the movie about Col. Claus von Stauffenberg, played by Tom Cruise. He was unable to work with Singer on the first X-Men movie because he was too busy with his directorial debut, Urban Legends: Final Cut. See more »

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