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Poll: Iconic Scores of the '80s

Are there cinematic decades to beat the unique beat of the '80s? If you think so, then beat it... or check this selection of movie scores from the '80s, a decade known for its entertaining value, its share of fun movies to watch with your family or your friends and some more serious stuff.

Which of these movie scores of the '80s would you say is the most iconic?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

* Oscar nominee Oscar winner (AFI) AFI's Top 25 Scores

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    Chariots of Fire (1981)

    VANGELIS
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    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

    JOHN WILLIAMS (AFI)
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    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    John Williams
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    Back to the Future (1985)

    Alan Silvestri
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    Batman (1989)

    Danny Elfman
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    Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

    Harold Faltermeyer
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    Out of Africa (1985)

    JOHN BARRY (AFI)
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    John WIlliams
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    Blade Runner (1982)

    Vangelis
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    The Mission (1986)

    Ennio Morricone (AFI)
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    Gandhi (1982)

    Ravi Shankar & George Fenton
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    The Untouchables (1987)

    Ennio Morricone
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    Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

    Ennio Morricone
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    On Golden Pond (1981)

    Dave Grusin (AFI)
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    The Right Stuff (1983)

    BILL CONTI
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    Scarface (1983)

    Giorgio Moroder
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    Terms of Endearment (1983)

    Michael Gore
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    Fame (1980)

    MICHAEL GORE
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    The Color Purple (1985)

    Quincy Jones
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    Rain Man (1988)

    Hans Williams
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    Empire of the Sun (1987)

    John Williams
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    Aliens (1986)

    James Horner
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    Hoosiers (1986)

    Jerry Goldsmith
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    The Elephant Man (1980)

    John Morris
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    The Princess Bride (1987)

    Mark Knopfler
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    Airplane! (1980)

    Elmer Bernstein
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    Cinema Paradiso (1988)

    Ennio Morricone
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    Das Boot (1981)

    Klaus Doldinger

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