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on January 15, 2013
Since Amazon does not include composer information in their listing, we are adding here. If you enjoy this album you will also like 100 Must-Have Movie Classics, Vol. 2.

1 Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Opening Fanfare (From "2001: A Space Odyssey")
2 Claude Debussy - Claire De Lune (From "Twilight")
3 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: I. O Fortuna (From "Jackass: The Movie")
4 Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings (From "Platoon")
5 Richard Wagner - The Valkyrie: Ride of the Valkyries (From "Apocalypse Now")
6 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet, Op.11 (13): No.5 in E Major: II. Menuet (From "When Harry Met Sally")
7 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No.5 (From "Hotel")
8 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for Piano, Strings and Continuo No.5 in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (From "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider")
9 George Frideric Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: IV. La Rèjouissance - Allegro (From "Johnny English")
10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: VII. Lacrimosa (From "The Big Lebowski")
11 Maurice Ravel - Bolero (From "10")
12 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Spring Song, Op.62: No.6 (From "Titanic")
13 Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565: I. Toccata (From "Bad Boys II")
14 George Frideric Handel - Salomon, Act III: Sinfonia (From "Four Weddings and a Funeral")
15 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata, BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (From "Minority Report")
16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626: III. Dies Irae (From "X2")
17 Antonio Vivaldi - Mandoline Concerto in C Major, RV 425: I. Allegro (From "Casanova")
18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No.3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air (From "Heartbrakers")
19 George Frideric Handel - The Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, No.44 - "Hallelujah" (From "Bridget Jones")
20 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K.622 - II. Adagio (From "27 Dresses")
21 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No.3 in E Flat Major, Op.55, "Eroica": Finale - Allegro molto (From "Ocean's Twelve")
22 Frederic Chopin - Prelude in D Flat Major, Op.28: No.15, "Raindrop" (From "xXx")
23 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee (From "8 Mile")
24 Giuseppe Verdi - Nabucco: Act III - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - "Va pensiero" (From "The Godfather Part III")
25 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Wedding March (From "The Wedding Planner")
26 Serge Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op.18 - II. Adagio sostenuto (From "Spider-Man 3")
27 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King (From "Rat Race")
28 Johann Strauss II - Vienna Blood Waltz, Op.354 (From "My Big Fat Greek Wedding")
29 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No.8 in C Minor, Op.13 - "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile (From "The Age of Innocence")
30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No.2 in E Major, BWV 1042: III. Allegro assai (From "The Patriot")
31 Johannes Brahms - Lullaby (From "The Truman Show")
32 Friedrich Smetana - Die Moldau (From "The Tree of Life")
33 Franz Schubert - Quintet in A Major, Op.114, "The Trout": IV. Andante (From "The Sixth Sense")
34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro: Overture (From "Zombieland")
35 Franz Schubert - Ave Maria (From "Alive")
36 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Act III, Scene I: Bride Chorus (From "The Father of the Bride")
37 Robert Schumann - Träumerei (From "Sophie's Choice")
38 Giacomo Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro (From "A Room With a View")
39 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No.2 in E Flat, D 899 (From "The Pianist")
40 Jean Sibelius - Finlandia, Op.26 (From "Die Hard 2")
41 Jacques Offenbach - Barcarole (From "Life Is Beautiful")
42 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker, Op.71: No.13: Waltz of the Flowers (From "Caddyshack")
43 Camille Saint-Saens - Carnival of the Animals: XIII. The Swan (From "Mona Lisa Smile")
44 Franz Liszt - Love Dream (From "All About Eve")
45 Aram Khatchaturian - Sabre Dance (From "Punchline")
46 Giacomo Puccini - Madama Butterfly: Act II - "Un bel di vedremo" (From "Fatal Attraction")
47 Gioacchino Rossini - The Thieving Magpie: Overture (From "A Clockwork Orange")
48 Gaetano Donizetti - L'elisir D'amore: Act II - "Una Furtiva Lagrima" (From "Match Point")
49 Gioacchino Rossini - The Barber of Seville: Act I - "Largo al factotum" (From "Mrs. Doubtfire")
50 Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico (From "Raging Bull")
51 Giuseppe Verdi - La Traviata: Act I - Brindisi - "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" (From "Pretty Woman")
52 Georges Bizet - Carmen Suite No.2: Habanera (From "Carmen Jones")
53 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme: "Che gelida manina" (From "Moonstruck")
54 Georges Bizet - Les Pecheurs de Perles: "Au fond du temple saint" (From "Gallipoli")
55 Richard Wagner - Twilight of the Gods: Siegfried's Death and Funeral March (From "Excalibur")
56 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Für Elise (From "Rosemary's Baby")
57 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Symphony No.4 in A Major, "Italian": IV. Saltarello presto (From "Breaking Away")
58 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043: II. Largo ma non tanto (From "Children of a Lesser God")
59 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No.40 in G Minor: I. Molto allegro (From "The Living Daylights")
60 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.5 in E Flat Major, Op.73, "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso (From "Dead Poets Society")
61 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: I. Allegro (From "There's Something About Mary")
62 George Frideric Handel - Rinaldo: "Lascia ch'io pianga" (From "Antichrist")
63 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92: II. Allegretto (From "Immortal Beloved")
64 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D Major, BWV 1050: I. Allegro (From "American Gigolo")
65 George Frideric Handel - Xerxes, HWV 40, Act I: "Ombra mai fu" (From "Dangerous Liaisons")
66 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in E Flat Major, K. 365: III. Rondo Allegro (From "Amadeus")
67 Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No.77 in C Major, "Emperor": II. Poco Adagio cantabile (From "Casablanca")
68 Johann Strauss II - Emperor Waltz, Op.437 (From "The Last Emperor")
69 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Ave Verum, K.618 (From "Lorenzos Oil")
70 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125, "Choral": II. Molto vivace (From "A Clockwork Orange")
71 Emil Waldteufel - The Ice Skaters Waltz, Op.183 (From "Chariots of Fire")
72 Modest Mussorgsky - A Night on the Bare Mountain (From "Natural Born Killers")
73 Alfredo Catalani - La Wally: Act I: Wally's Aria (From "Diva")
74 Robert Schumann - Aufschwung (From "Heat and Dust")
75 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Overture (From "Armageddon")
76 Giacomo Puccini - Manon Lescaut: "Sola, perduta, abbandonata" (From "Hanna and Her Sisters")
77 Amilcare Ponchielli - La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours (From "Fantasia")
78 Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser, Act III: Pilgrims Choir (From "Unfaitfully Yours")
79 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: III. Menuetto - Allegretto - Rondo - Allegro (From "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective")
80 Gioacchino Rossini - Semiramide: Overture (From "Unfaithfully Yours")
81 Giacomo Puccini - Turandot: Nessun Dorma (From "The Witches of Eastwick")
82 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: I. Morning (From "Song of Norway")
83 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No.21 in C Major, K. 467: II. Andante (From "Elvira Madigan")
84 Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto: Act III - Duca's Aria - "La donna e mobile" (From "Captain Corelli's Mandolin")
85 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.5 in E Minor Op.64: II. Andante cantabile (From "Save the Last Dance")
86 Georges Bizet - Carmen: Torrero Song (From "Carmen")
87 Giacomo Puccini - Madama Butterfly: Finale - "Con onor muore" (From "Fatal Attraction")
88 Johann Strauss II - Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op.325 (From "Heat and Dust")
89 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No.3, K. 216: III. Rondo. Allegro (From "Master and Commander")
90 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op.68, "Pastorale": II. Andante molto mosso (From "Fantasia")
91 Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (From "Who Framed Roger Rabbit")
92 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B Minor Op.74, "Pathétique": IV. Finale - Adagio lamentoso (From "The Music Lovers")
93 Richard Wagner - The Flying Dutchman: Overture (From "Shadow of the Vampire")
94 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No.5: Adagietto (From "Death in Venice")
95 Johann Strauss II - The Beautiful Blue Danube, Op.314 (From "Austin Powers")
96 Jacques Offenbach - Can-Can (From "Moulin Rouge")
97 Jules Massenet - Thaïs: Méditation (From "Titanic")
98 Peter Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture, Op.49 (From "V for Vendetta")
99 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (From "Manhattan")
100 Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67 - I. Allegro con brio (From "Starsky & Hutch")
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on June 11, 2012
The album is fantastic. Period. If you've ever watched a movie in your life, you will recognize at least one of these songs. Highly enjoyable! I, personally would appreciate if future reviewers would please review the product instead of Amazon's Service, or Amazon problems. The reviews are here to help people understand whether they will want to purchase a particular product, not to complain that you didn't get the product, or that it arrived damaged, or any other reason other than an opinion about the actual product. If there is a problem with Amazon, they are not hard to communicate with and usually work hard and courteously to help you resolve problem. And no, I am not affiliated with Amazon or the Album, just a happy Amazon customer.
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on June 6, 2012
I don't go to the movies very often, but I was interested in seeing which movies these popular tunes were associated with. You can still enjoy this great music regardless. Adagio for strings, Bolero, 1812 Overture and Rhapsody in Blue are among my favorites. One of my favorite pianists Jeno Jando is featured on that last tune as well as 3 others. As of this writing the price is 99 cents, which is a no-brainer for 100 songs. Even if it goes up to 6.99, it's still worth buying.
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VINE VOICEon June 11, 2012
I bought several of these super cheap collections here at Amazon, and I never wrote a review. I will do so this time. I will give you three great reasons to buy this one. 1: 100 tracks for $0.99. Not sure yet? 2. 10.40 hours for $0.99. I am sure you are already purchasing this already. Not quite? Well ... 3. The 'Bolero' by Ravel (15 minutes and 27 seconds) and 99 other tracks for $0.99. This collection is nothing less than excellent.
Thanks!
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on June 14, 2012
100-Must Have Movie Classics is wonderful, and it is currently valued at a steal (99 cents!) At that price, each song is less than a penny in price! There are plenty of fantastic tracks on here that are (on their own) worth the price of this compilation. These are all classic songs; you won't find scores by John Williams, Howard Shore, Hans Zimmer and the like. What are you waiting for? Go ahead and buy it! :)

A few things to be aware of: These songs are of the original, class version. For example, "Can-Can" from Moulin Rouge is not the version featured in the movie. Instead, it stays true to the composer's work. Additionally, these tracks are pretty low in volume, and the quality varies (as they do for all of these 100-song compilations).

UPDATE: 100 MUST-HAVE MOVIE CLASSICS' price has been raised to $2.99. Even so, this compilation is well worth the price for casual listeners of classical music.
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on June 11, 2012
These "100 best classical" albums are a dime a dozen on the web these days. Most of the time you'll end up with a few songs you recognize and be left with 90 others you've never heard of before. This collection, however, seems pretty solid. You may not recognize them from the movie they cameo in, but it at least seems likely that they were chosen for that particular movie because of their recognizability.
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on August 18, 2012
I bought this "album" set on a whim. It is a collection of 100 classical tunes that have been used in movies. Not all are to my taste, but there are so many titles and such variety that the set is well worth it. All recordings are "real" orchestras, not cheapo productions.
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on June 11, 2012
I didn't recognize a lot of the songs (or, honestly, several of the movies either), but this is a good collection. If you listen to nothing but Adagio for Strings, which is one of the most beautiful pieces ever written/composed, you get your money's worth.
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on April 25, 2013
I bought the Big Vivaldi Box and the Big Mozart box and this all at the same time. While I love the music in this set, I can't play them on shuffle because THIS specific set is WAY too quiet. I'll be listening to Vivaldi at a normal sound level, and then a song from this set comes on and I can't hear it, so I go change the volume, and then the next song is SO loud that I have to scramble to turn the sound down again.

It is very disappointing.
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on January 3, 2013
While I liked the selections included in this compilation, the record level from track to track is uneven. This can be annoying for many listeners.
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