Poll Suggestion: Iconic Synth Movie Scores

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Midnight Express (1978) was the first synthesized movie score to win an Oscar, paving the way to a musical revolution without which many movies of the late 70s and early 80s wouldn't have been the classics they became.

Honoring such pioneers as Giorgio Moroder, Vangelis, Michael Gore and John Carpenter, this list includes the most memorable "synth" scores from that period. So here it goes...

Which of these 70s/80s synth scores strikes the most personal chord?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls042221139/
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ElMo

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Posted 3 months ago

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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So 80's
Harold Faltermeyer
BHC
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Breumaster

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(Later) 80's: 'Bloodsport', Paul Hertzog
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092675/
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Isn't this the same basically?

https://www.imdb.com/poll/GAvyBkrTSCc/

But with a couple of additions, your list could be a worthy sequel. There are so many good synth scores.


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Dammit, I guess I should have checked before, I wanted to make a poll about synth music for a long time... and I had a bad day so that was like the only "fun" thing I did today... oh, well, c'est la vie!
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Only one word to describe theme from 'Chariots of Fire': Epic!