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 TitleYear Composer(s)FRVR VTCTRD  TRDates Notes
20122009Harald Kloser, Thomas Wanker***2.525299|||1,12411/09
Agora2009Dario Marianelli*****4.0036417|||1,16201/10
Aliens in the Attic2009John Debney***2.971751||1,61609/09
Angels & Demons2009Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Atli Örvarsson****3.181,46530|||46705/09
Astro Boy2009John Ottman****3.383111||1,31310/09
Avatar2009James Horner*****3.828,749157|||||13212/09 - 05/21multiple albums
Cheri2009Alexandre Desplat***3.102160||1,65807/09
A Christmas Carol2009Alan Silvestri***3.173561||1,04611/09 - 04/16multiple albums
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs2009Mark Mothersbaugh***3.041440||1,74203/11
Coraline2009Bruno Coulais****3.486579||95703/09
Couples Retreat2009A.R. Rahman****3.444501|||1,16711/09
District 92009Clinton Shorter***2.991901||1,82101/10
Drag Me to Hell2009Christopher Young****3.553822|||1,31201/10
Duplicity2009James Newton Howard**3.013560||1,31903/09
Fantastic Mr. Fox2009Alexandre Desplat**2.962673||1,56002/10 - 03/11all albums
Fast & Furious2009Brian Tyler***2.891440||1,75904/11
The Final Destination2009Brian Tyler***2.912871|||1,18008/09
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past2009Rolfe Kent****3.081001||1,92404/11
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra2009Alan Silvestri***2.5950014||1,02008/09
Grey Gardens2009Rachel Portman***2.931600||1,83907/09
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince2009Nicholas Hooper**2.441,95186|||49307/09
He's Just Not That Into You2009Cliff Eidelman**2.57680||1,92506/11
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs2009John Powell***2.973676||1,18206/09
The Informant!2009Marvin Hamlisch****3.061780||1,83401/10
Julie & Julia2009Alexandre Desplat***2.811462||1,78702/11
Knowing2009Marco Beltrami***3.105077||1,08203/09
Land of the Lost2009Michael Giacchino**2.502966||1,57806/09
Law Abiding Citizen2009Brian Tyler***2.611190||1,83803/11
Lesbian Vampire Killers2009Debbie Wiseman*****3.994224||||1,19901/10
Monsters vs. Aliens2009Henry Jackman***2.875921||95403/09
My Sister's Keeper2009Aaron Zigman**2.892190||1,65407/09
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian2009Alan Silvestri***2.953204||1,39006/09
Orphan2009John Ottman***2.832241||1,54308/09
A Perfect Getaway2009Boris Elkis**2.401952||1,55608/09
Pope Joan (Die Päpstin)2009Marcel Barsotti*****3.651961|||1,60301/10 - 03/10
The Princess and the Frog2009Randy Newman****3.144784||1,21412/09
Star Trek2009Michael GiacchinoVaried3.061,76625||||41605/09 - 07/20all albums
Surrogates2009Richard Marvin***2.711130||1,85312/10
Taken2009Nathaniel Mechaly**2.511100||1,92204/11
The Taking of Pelham 1232009Harry Gregson-Williams*2.001261||1,77002/11
Taking Woodstock2009Danny Elfman**3.032470||1,82203/10
Terminator Salvation2009Danny Elfman***3.011,17020|||69405/09
The Time Traveler's Wife2009Mychael Danna***3.002330||1,25108/09
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen2009Steve Jablonsky, Lorne Balfe***2.431,41629|||83407/09
The Twilight Saga: New Moon2009Alexandre Desplat****2.881,0599|||85211/09
The Ugly Truth2009Aaron Zigman**2.671090||1,92004/11
Un Homme et Son Chien2009Philippe Rombi****3.251260||1,87301/10
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans2009Paul Haslinger**2.161000||1,90304/11
The Uninvited2009Christopher Young****3.201660||1,82804/10
Up2009Michael Giacchino****3.271,46226|||69801/10 - 08/11all albums
The Vampire's Assistant2009Stephen Trask, Lior Rosner, Amanda Goodpaster**2.492092|||1,58710/09
Watchmen2009Tyler Bates**1.965986||1,12003/09
X-Men Origins: Wolverine2009Harry Gregson-Williams, Halli Cauthery***2.606809||87705/09
Year One2009Theodore Shapiro**2.381650||1,81907/09
 TitleYear Composer(s)FRVR VTCTRD  TRDates Notes
Airplane!1980Elmer Bernstein****3.652584||56710/97 - 07/09limited
Back to the Future1985Alan Silvestri*****4.028548||||70901/10 - 04/16expanded, limited
Battlestar Galactica (Series) (TV)2004Bear McCreary, Richard Gibbs****3.403122||||1,27606/10all albums
Big Trouble in Little China1986John Carpenter, Alan Howarth***2.925214||73906/99 - 01/17limited, expanded
The Black Stallion1979Carmine Coppola, Shirley Walker**3.304200||83601/02 - 02/10limited
The Black Stallion Returns1983Georges Delerue*****3.953071|||1,72901/02 - 02/10limited
Capricorn One1978Jerry Goldsmith****3.512250|||1,11807/09 - 04/16re-issue
Extreme Close-Up (TV)1990James Horner***2.88950||1,83105/10limited
The Fugitive1993James Newton Howard***3.111,3633|||46412/00 - 09/10limited set
High Road to China1983John Barry****3.941,3301|||46106/97 - 11/11limited
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids1989James Horner**2.921421||1,42208/09limited
House of Cards1993James Horner***2.881190||1,76705/10limited
The Incredible Hulk (TV)1978Joe Harnell***2.906420||20711/99 - 06/18multiple albums
Innerspace1987Jerry Goldsmith***3.374198|||77307/03 - 02/10limited
I.Q.1994Jerry Goldsmith***2.931650||1,69107/09 - 02/10limited
The Journey of Natty Gann1985James Horner****3.351300|||1,52608/09limited
Lost (TV)2004Michael Giacchino****3.756078|||||1,24910/10all albums
Mars Attacks!1996Danny Elfman**3.268975|||38403/97 - 06/11expanded, limited
The Mole (TV)2001David Michael Frank****3.446834|||79410/01 - 06/18limited
Rent-A-Cop1988Jerry Goldsmith***3.042331||1,08706/98 - 03/10limited
The Right Stuff1983Bill Conti***3.061296|||1,52002/12limited
Something Wicked This Way Comes1983James Horner***3.061915||||1,28708/09 - 04/16limited
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan1982James Horner*****4.101,39337||||22206/03 - 06/18expanded
The Stoning of Soraya M.2008John Debney****3.452070||1,67806/09limited
Twilight Zone: The Movie1983Jerry Goldsmith****3.965940|||1,34807/09limited, expanded
Up2009Michael Giacchino****3.271,46226|||69801/10 - 08/11download only, promotional
Wind1992Basil Poledouris****3.321652|||64703/97 - 11/11limited
 TitleYear Composer(s)FRVR VTCTRD  TRDates Notes
The 2008 Ghent International Film Festival: Angelo Badalamenti2008Angelo Badalamenti****3.24590|||1,89507/11promo set
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