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 TitleYear Composer(s)FRVR VTCTRD  TRDates Notes
The Adventures of Pinocchio1996Rachel Portman, Lee Holdridge, Stevie Wonder, Brian May***2.951660|1,04706/03 - 03/09
Broken Arrow1996Hans Zimmer, Don Harper****3.354652|||1,23010/09 - 03/11all albums
Chain Reaction1996Jerry Goldsmith***3.042502||78910/96 - 11/15all albums
City Hall1996Jerry Goldsmith***3.012150||1,06106/98 - 11/11
Courage Under Fire1996James Horner**3.061,0995|37809/96 - 05/07
The Crucible1996George Fenton**2.80800||1,83302/12
Daylight1996Randy Edelman***3.122597|77012/96 - 09/08
Dragonheart1996Randy Edelman***3.726,01843||7209/96 - 02/08
Emma1996Rachel Portman***3.154580|52509/96 - 04/06
The English Patient1996Gabriel Yared***3.132,4751|||10012/96 - 02/08
Eraser1996Alan Silvestri***3.001501|||1,71007/10all albums
Evita1996Andrew Lloyd Webber****4.089,89513|||5611/96 - 05/07
Executive Decision1996Jerry Goldsmith**2.992711||75010/96 - 03/16multiple albums
Extreme Measures1996Danny Elfman**3.172140||1,79803/10
The Fan1996Hans Zimmer, Jeff Rona*2.2632114|||94510/03 - 04/09all albums
Fargo1996Carter Burwell***2.981100||1,59607/10
The Frighteners1996Danny Elfman*2.865226|55509/96 - 09/08
The Ghost and the Darkness1996Jerry Goldsmith*****3.963,4193|||13910/96 - 04/16all albums
Hamlet1996Patrick Doyle***3.375854||32501/97 - 11/11
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1996Alan Menken***3.755,52429|||11709/96 - 09/08
Independence Day1996David Arnold*****4.085,05167||||9809/96 - 06/10all albums
Last Man Standing1996Ry Cooder, Elmer Bernstein**2.561065||77909/96 - 05/06all albums
Michael Collins1996Elliot Goldenthal****3.615830||63910/96 - 09/08
Mission: Impossible1996Danny Elfman**2.9770617|||22409/96 - 02/21multiple albums
Moll Flanders1996Mark Mancina***2.861911|1,23207/99 - 06/07
Mr. Holland's Opus1996Michael Kamen****3.421420||1,69007/10
Muppet Treasure Island1996Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson-Williams, Barry Mann***3.431,01816||24107/98 - 09/08
The Phantom1996David Newman***3.424852|||58409/96 - 08/12multiple albums
The Quest1996Randy Edelman**2.651002|1,47909/03 - 04/09
Ransom1996James Horner, Billy Corgan**2.521553||76011/96 - 11/11
Restoration1995James Newton Howard*****3.956994|73203/00 - 04/07
The Rock1996Nick Glennie-Smith, Harry Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, Don Harper***3.247,85110|||3809/96 - 02/08
Shadow Conspiracy1996Bruce Broughton***2.871650|1,16909/96 - 08/08
Shine1996David Hirschfelder***2.871681|71111/96 - 04/06
Sleepers1996John Williams**3.594273||59010/96 - 11/11
The Spitfire Grill1996James Horner*****3.951,5947|||37109/96 - 08/08
Star Trek: First Contact1996Jerry Goldsmith, Joel Goldsmith***3.629,25024||||4312/96 - 05/12multiple albums
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire1996Joel McNeely****3.323248||43510/96 - 04/21all albums
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday1996James Horner**2.812200||81509/96 - 11/11
Twelfth Night1996Shaun Davey****3.423401|62103/98 - 04/06multiple albums
Twister1996Mark Mancina****3.3676221|||36509/96 - 01/18multiple albums
Up Close & Personal1996Thomas Newman**2.43530||1,89902/12
 TitleYear Composer(s)FRVR VTCTRD  TRDates Notes
Apollo 131995James Horner*****4.2910,34565||||3709/96 - 05/19promotional
Battlestar Galactica (TV)1978Stu Phillips****3.457686|||24009/99 - 11/12promotional set
The Black Cauldron1985Elmer Bernstein***3.382714|||58911/96 - 04/17bootleg
Cape Fear1962Bernard Herrmann***3.372862|75411/96 - 04/06original
Days of Thunder1990Hans Zimmer***3.001960|||1,37003/10 - 04/21bootleg
Doctor Who (TV)1996John Debney, John Sponsler, Louis Febre ***3.061741|1,02711/99 - 06/07promotional
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial1982John Williams*****4.348,146131||||3909/96 - 05/18expanded
The Eyes of the Panther/Not Since Casanova1989John Debney***3.251890||1,22810/99 - 05/07limited
In Country1989James Horner***3.241961||76512/96 - 03/13bootleg
In Pursuit of Honor/Class of '611995John Debney****3.241800||1,29710/99 - 06/07promotional
Jetsons: The Movie/Jonny's Golden Quest1990John Debney***2.741981|83711/99 - 06/07promotional
The Last Starfighter1984Craig Safan****3.323012||62809/96 - 02/15expanded
Robotech (TV)1985Ulpio Minucci, Arlon Ober, Various**3.133421|98303/01 - 06/07multiple albums
Rocky II1979Bill Conti****3.111151|||1,57912/09
Rocky III1982Bill Conti***2.85880||1,71712/09
Testament1983James Horner***2.901504|77112/96 - 03/13bootleg
Vertigo1958Bernard Herrmann*****
4.181,8741|||23907/97 - 09/06re-recording, expanded
Warriors of Virtue1997Don Davis****3.353061||87109/99 - 12/14limited
The X-Files (TV)1993Mark Snow**3.321,1235|||||37911/98 - 04/21all albums
 TitleYear Composer(s)FRVR VTCTRD  TRDates Notes
Adventures in Hollywood1996Various**2.81620|1,53110/96 - 07/06
The Alien Trilogy1996The Royal Scottish National Orchestra****3.291028||93910/96 - 07/06
The Best of Star Trek: 30th Anniversary1996Various***2.911241||71912/96 - 08/08
The Classic Film Music of John Barry, Volume II1996The City of Prague Philharmonic***3.12780||99111/96 - 07/06
Hollywood '961996The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus****3.351820|1,46111/96 - 07/06
How the West Was Won: Classic Western Film Scores I1996The City of Prague Philharmonic***3.06650|1,47810/96 - 07/06
Lonesome Dove: Classic Western Film Scores II1996The City of Prague Philharmonic***3.17650|1,49010/96 - 07/06
Mark McKenzie: Orchestral Film Music, Volume 11996Various****3.462500||1,22301/00 - 02/08promotional
Monstrous Movie Music1996The Radio Symphony Orchestra of CracowVaried3.291260|56510/96 - 05/06multiple albums
Music for a Darkened Theatre, Volume 21996Danny Elfman*****3.913582||50112/96 - 02/06
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