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The Anthony Asquith Award
Award
for Film Music (or BAFTA Award
Award
for Best Film Music) is an annual award given by British Academy of Film and Television Arts. With seven wins out of sixteen nominations, John Williams is both the most nominated and most awarded in this category. Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
is the only composer to win in consecutive years; for The Mission in 1986 and The Untouchables in 1987. Morricone also has the highest "perfect score", with six wins from six nominations. Legend:

† indicates the winner of the Academy Award
Award
for Best Original Score ‡ indicates a nomination for the Academy Award
Award
for Best Original Score § indicates the winner of the Academy Award
Award
for Best Original Score, but at the previous year's ceremony.

Contents

1 1960s 2 1970s 3 1980s 4 1990s 5 2000s 6 2010s 7 See also

1960s[edit] 1968: The Lion in Winter – John Barry †

The Charge of the Light Brigade – John Addison Romeo and Juliet – Nino Rota Live for Life – Francis Lai

1969: Z – Mikis Theodorakis

Secret Ceremony
Secret Ceremony
– Richard Rodney Bennett The Thomas Crown Affair – Michel Legrand ‡ Women in Love – Georges Delerue

1970s[edit] 1970: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Burt Bacharach
Burt Bacharach
§

Alice's Restaurant – Arlo Guthrie Figures in a Landscape – Richard Rodney Bennett The Railway Children – Johnny Douglas

1971: Summer of '42
Summer of '42
Michel Legrand

Little Big Man – John Hammond Shaft – Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes
‡ Traffic – Charles Dumont

1972: The Godfather
The Godfather
– Nino Rota

Lady Caroline Lamb – Richard Rodney Bennett The Tragedy of Macbeth – Third Ear Band Young Winston
Young Winston
– Alfred Ralston

1973: O Lucky Man!
O Lucky Man!
– Alan Price

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid
– Bob Dylan Sounder – Taj Mahal State of Siege
State of Siege
– Mikis Theodorakis

1974: Murder on the Orient Express – Richard Rodney Bennett

Happy New Year – Francis Lai Chinatown – Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith
Serpico
Serpico
– Mikis Theodorakis The Three Musketeers – Michel Legrand

1975: Jaws † and The Towering Inferno ‡ – John Williams

The Godfather
The Godfather
Part II – Nino Rota
Nino Rota
§ The Taking of Pelham One Two Three – David Shire The Wind and the Lion
The Wind and the Lion
Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith

1976: Taxi Driver
Taxi Driver
Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann

Bugsy Malone
Bugsy Malone
– Paul Williams ‡ One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest – Jack Nitzsche
Jack Nitzsche
The Slipper and the Rose
The Slipper and the Rose
Richard M. Sherman
Richard M. Sherman
and Robert B. Sherman

1977: A Bridge Too Far – John Addison

Equus – Richard Rodney Bennett The Spy Who Loved Me – Marvin Hamlisch
Marvin Hamlisch
‡ A Star Is Born – Paul Williams, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Ascher, Rupert Holmes, Leon Russell, Kenny Loggins, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, and Donna Weiss

1978: Star Wars
Star Wars
John Williams
John Williams
§

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
John Williams
John Williams
‡ Julia – Georges Delerue Saturday Night Fever
Saturday Night Fever
– Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robin Gibb

1979: Days of Heaven
Days of Heaven
Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone

Alien – Jerry Goldsmith Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now
Carmine Coppola and Francis Ford Coppola Yanks
Yanks
– Richard Rodney Bennett

1980s[edit] 1980: The Empire Strikes Back
The Empire Strikes Back
John Williams
John Williams

Breaking Glass
Breaking Glass
– Hazel O'Connor Fame – Michael Gore † Flash Gordon – John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, and Howard Blake

1981: The French Lieutenant's Woman – Carl Davis

Arthur – Burt Bacharach Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
Vangelis
Vangelis
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark
John Williams
John Williams

1982: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
John Williams
John Williams

Blade Runner
Blade Runner
– Vangelis Gandhi – George Fenton
George Fenton
and Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar
‡ Missing – Vangelis

1983: Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
– Ryuichi Sakamoto

Flashdance
Flashdance
– Giorgio Moroder Local Hero
Local Hero
– Mark Knopfler An Officer and a Gentleman
An Officer and a Gentleman
Jack Nitzsche
Jack Nitzsche

1984: Once Upon a Time in America
Once Upon a Time in America
– Ennio Morricone

Carmen – Paco de Lucía The Killing Fields – Mike Oldfield Paris, Texas – Ry Cooder

1985: Witness – Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre

Beverly Hills Cop
Beverly Hills Cop
– Harold Faltermeyer The Emerald Forest – Brian Gascoigne and Junior Homrich A Passage to India – Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre
§

1986: The Mission – Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone

Out of Africa – John Barry § A Room with a View – Richard Robbins Round Midnight – Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock

1987: The Untouchables – Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone

Cry Freedom
Cry Freedom
George Fenton
George Fenton
and Jonas Gwangwa ‡ Hope and Glory – Peter Martin Wish You Were Here – Stanley Myers

1988: Empire of the Sun – John Williams
John Williams

Bird – Lennie Niehaus The Last Emperor
The Last Emperor
– Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Byrne, and Cong Su § Moonstruck
Moonstruck
– Dick Hyman

1989: Dead Poets Society
Dead Poets Society
– Maurice Jarre

Dangerous Liaisons
Dangerous Liaisons
George Fenton
George Fenton
Mississippi Burning
Mississippi Burning
– Trevor Jones Working Girl – Carly Simon

1990s[edit] 1990: Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) – Andrea and Ennio Morricone

The Fabulous Baker Boys
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Dave Grusin
Dave Grusin
‡ Memphis Belle – George Fenton Postcards from the Edge – Carly Simon

1991: Cyrano de Bergerac – Jean-Claude Petit

Dances with Wolves – John Barry § The Silence of the Lambs – Howard Shore Thelma & Louise – Hans Zimmer

1992: Strictly Ballroom – David Hirschfelder

Beauty and the Beast – Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
Alan Menken
§ Hear My Song
Hear My Song
– John Altman The Last of the Mohicans – Randy Edelman and Trevor Jones

Best Score 1993: Schindler's List – John Williams
John Williams

Aladdin – Alan Menken
Alan Menken
§ The Piano – Michael Nyman Sleepless in Seattle – Marc Shaiman

Anthony Asquith Award
Award
for Film Music 1994: Backbeat – Don Was

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
– Guy Gross Four Weddings and a Funeral
Four Weddings and a Funeral
– Richard Rodney Bennett The Lion King – Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer

1995: Braveheart
Braveheart
James Horner
James Horner

The Madness of King George
The Madness of King George
– George Fenton Sense and Sensibility – Patrick Doyle

1996: The English Patient – Gabriel Yared

The Postman (Il postino) – Luis Enríquez Bacalov † Brassed Off
Brassed Off
– Trevor Jones Evita – Tim Rice
Tim Rice
and Andrew Lloyd Webber Shine – David Hirschfelder

1997: Romeo + Juliet – Nellee Hooper, Craig Armstrong, and Marius de Vries

The Full Monty
The Full Monty
Anne Dudley
Anne Dudley
† L.A. Confidential – Jerry Goldsmith
Jerry Goldsmith
‡ Titanic – James Horner
James Horner

1998: Elizabeth – David Hirschfelder

Hilary and Jackie
Hilary and Jackie
– Barrington Pheloung Saving Private Ryan – John Williams
John Williams
‡ Shakespeare in Love – Stephen Warbeck

1999: American Beauty – Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman

Buena Vista Social Club – Ry Cooder
Ry Cooder
and Nick Gold The End of the Affair – Michael Nyman The Talented Mr. Ripley – Gabriel Yared

2000s[edit] 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Wo hu cang long) – Tan Dun
Tan Dun

Almost Famous – Nancy Wilson Billy Elliot – Stephen Warbeck Gladiator – Lisa Gerrard
Lisa Gerrard
and Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
‡ O Brother, Where Art Thou? – T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
and Carter Burwell

2001: Moulin Rouge! – Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries

Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) – Yann Tiersen The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Howard Shore
Howard Shore
† Mulholland Dr. – Angelo Badalamenti Shrek – Harry Gregson-Williams
Harry Gregson-Williams
and John Powell

2002: The Hours – Philip Glass
Philip Glass

Catch Me If You Can – John Williams
John Williams
Chicago
Chicago
– Fred Ebb, Danny Elfman, and John Kander Gangs of New York – Howard Shore The Pianist – Wojciech Kilar

2003: Cold Mountain – T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
and Gabriel Yared

Girl with a Pearl Earring – Alexandre Desplat Kill Bill: Volume 1 – RZA The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – Howard Shore
Howard Shore
† Lost in Translation – Brian Reitzell and Kevin Shields

2004: The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta) – Gustavo Santaolalla

The Aviator – Howard Shore The Chorus (Les choristes) – Bruno Coulais Finding Neverland – Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
Jan A. P. Kaczmarek
† Ray – Craig Armstrong

2005: Memoirs of a Geisha – John Williams
John Williams

Brokeback Mountain – Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
† The Constant Gardener – Alberto Iglesias
Alberto Iglesias
‡ Mrs Henderson Presents – George Fenton Walk the Line – T Bone Burnett

2006: Babel – Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla

Casino Royale – David Arnold Dreamgirls – Henry Krieger Happy Feet – John Powell The Queen – Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat

2007: La Vie en Rose (La môme) – Christopher Gunning

American Gangster – Marc Streitenfeld Atonement – Dario Marianelli † The Kite Runner – Alberto Iglesias
Alberto Iglesias
‡ There Will Be Blood – Jonny Greenwood

2008: Slumdog Millionaire – A. R. Rahman
A. R. Rahman

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
‡ The Dark Knight – James Newton Howard
James Newton Howard
and Hans Zimmer Mamma Mia! – Benny Andersson
Benny Andersson
and Björn Ulvaeus WALL-E – Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman

2009: Up – Michael Giacchino
Michael Giacchino

Avatar – James Horner
James Horner
Crazy Heart
Crazy Heart
T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
and Stephen Bruton Fantastic Mr. Fox – Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
‡ Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll – Chaz Jankel

2010s[edit] 2010: The King's Speech
The King's Speech
Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat

127 Hours A. R. Rahman
A. R. Rahman
‡ Alice in Wonderland – Danny Elfman How to Train Your Dragon – John Powell ‡ Inception
Inception
Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer

2011: The Artist – Ludovic Bource
Ludovic Bource

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor
and Atticus Ross Hugo – Howard Shore
Howard Shore
‡ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias
Alberto Iglesias
‡ War Horse – John Williams
John Williams

2012: Skyfall
Skyfall
Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman

Anna Karerina – Dario Marianelli ‡ Argo – Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
‡ Life of Pi – Mychael Danna † Lincoln – John Williams
John Williams

2013: Gravity – Steven Price †

12 Years a Slave – Hans Zimmer The Book Thief – John Williams
John Williams
‡ Captain Phillips – Henry Jackman Saving Mr. Banks
Saving Mr. Banks
Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman

2014: The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat

Birdman – Antonio Sánchez Interstellar – Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
‡ The Theory of Everything – Jóhann Jóhannsson
Jóhann Jóhannsson
‡ Under the Skin – Mica Levi

2015: The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight
Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone

Bridge of Spies – Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman
‡ The Revenant – Ryuichi Sakamoto
Ryuichi Sakamoto
and Carsten Nicolai Sicario – Jóhann Jóhannsson
Jóhann Jóhannsson
‡ Star Wars: The Force Awakens – John Williams
John Williams

2016: La La Land – Justin Hurwitz
Justin Hurwitz

Arrival – Jóhann Jóhannsson Jackie – Mica Levi
Mica Levi
‡ Lion – Hauschka
Hauschka
and Dustin O'Halloran
Dustin O'Halloran
Nocturnal Animals – Abel Korzeniowski

2017: The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat

Blade Runner
Blade Runner
2049 – Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer Darkest Hour – Dario Marianelli Dunkirk – Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
Phantom Thread Jonny Greenwood
Jonny Greenwood

See also[edit]

Academy Award
Award
for Best Original Song Academy Award
Award
for Best Original Score Critics' Choice Movie Award
Award
for Best Score Golden Globe Award
Award
for Best Original Song Golden Globe Award
Award
for Best Original Score Grammy Award
Award
for Best Song Written for Visual Media Grammy Award
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for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Grammy Award
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for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

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BAFTA Award
Award
for Best Film Music

John Barry (1968) Mikis Theodorakis
Mikis Theodorakis
(1969) Burt Bacharach
Burt Bacharach
(1970) Michel Legrand (1971) Nino Rota
Nino Rota
(1972) Alan Price (1973) Richard Rodney Bennett (1974) John Williams
John Williams
(1975) Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann
(1976) John Addison (1977) John Williams
John Williams
(1978) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(1979) John Williams
John Williams
(1980) Carl Davis
Carl Davis
(1981) John Williams
John Williams
(1982) Ryuichi Sakamoto
Ryuichi Sakamoto
(1983) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(1984) Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre
(1985) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(1986) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(1987) John Williams
John Williams
(1988) Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre
(1989) Andrea and Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(1990) Jean-Claude Petit (1991) David Hirschfelder (1992) John Williams
John Williams
(1993) Don Was
Don Was
(1994) Luis Bacalov
Luis Bacalov
(1995) Gabriel Yared (1996) Nellee Hooper (1997) David Hirschfelder (1998) Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman
(1999) Tan Dun
Tan Dun
(2000) Craig Armstrong and Marius de Vries (2001) Philip Glass
Philip Glass
(2002) T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
and Gabriel Yared (2003) Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
(2004) John Williams
John Williams
(2005) Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
(2006) Christopher Gunning
Christopher Gunning
(2007) A. R. Rahman
A. R. Rahman
(2008) Michael Giacchino
Michael Giacchino
(2009) Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
(2010) Ludovic Bource
Ludovic Bource
(2011) Thomas Newman
Thomas Newman
(2012) Steven Price (2013) Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
(2014) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(2015) Justin Hurwitz
Justin Hurwitz
(2016) Alexandre Desplat
Alexandre Desplat
(2017)

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