There are times when you are watching a film and you just understand that the music itself is its own unseen character. The next few days the soundtrack has become the soundtrack to your own life. These are those films.


1. Moonlight

Director: Barry Jenkins

Music Supervisor: Maggie Phillips

Original Score: Nicholas Britell

2. The Place Beyond the Pines

Director: Derek Cianfrance

Music Supervisor: Gabe Hilfer

Original Score: Mike Patton


3. Lost in Translation

Director: Sofia Coppola

Music Supervisor: Brian Reitzell

Original Score: Kevin Shields


4. Trainspotting

Director: Danny Boyle

Music Supervisor: Danny Boyle

Original Music: N/A


5. Rushmore

Director: Wes Anderson

Music Supervisor: Randall Poster

Original Score: Mark Mothersbaugh


6. High Fidelity

Director: Stephen Frears

Music Supervisor: John Cusack

Original Score: Howard Shore


7. Slumdog Millionaire

Director: Danny Boyle

Music Supervisor: Danny Boyle

Original Score: A.R. Rahman and various artists


8. American Beauty

Director: Sam Mendes

Music Supervisor: Chris Douridas

Original Score: Thomas Newman


9. The Graduate

Director: Mike Nichols

Music Supervisor: N/A

Original Music and Score: Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, and Dave Grusin


10. Amores Perros

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Music Supervisor: Lynn Fainchtein

Original Score: Gustavo Santaolalla


Check out the full playlist below!