Great movies can all be identified by one common denominator–the music.

The musical score to any movie can make it or break it and in some occasions, a great score can evoke fond memories from the previous times you’ve seen the movie.

Though every movie has a musical score, only a select few have music that’s either memorable or worth mentioning.

Below are the top 11 musical scores from movies during our lifetime…

best musical scores

Harry Potter



Mission Impossible


Star Wars

Indiana Jones

Forrest Gump

Jurassic Park


The Lord of the Rings




Agree with this list? Or did we leave your favorite out? Let us know in the comments…