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Satellite Award for Best Original Score

The Satellite Award for Best (Original) Score is an annual award given by the International Press Academy.

Winners and nominees


Year Winners and nominees Composer(s)
1996 The English Patient Gabriel Yared
Hamlet Patrick Doyle
Mars Attacks! Danny Elfman
Michael Collins Elliot Goldenthal
Sling Blade Daniel Lanois
1997 Titanic James Horner
Amistad John Williams
Anastasia David Newman
L.A. Confidential Jerry Goldsmith
One Night Stand Mike Figgis
1998 The Thin Red Line Hans Zimmer
Beloved Rachel Portman
City of Angels Gabriel Yared
Pleasantville Randy Newman
Saving Private Ryan John Williams
1999 Sleepy Hollow Danny Elfman
The Legend of 1900 Ennio Morricone
The Red Violin John Corigliano
Snow Falling on Cedars James Newton Howard
The Thomas Crown Affair Bill Conti


Year Winners and nominees Composer(s)
2000 Gladiator Hans Zimmer
The Legend of Bagger Vance Rachel Portman
Malèna Ennio Morricone
Proof of Life Danny Elfman
Traffic Cliff Martinez
2001 Moulin Rouge! Craig Armstrong
A Beautiful Mind James Horner
Hannibal Hans Zimmer
Legally Blonde Rolfe Kent
Spy Game Harry Gregson-Williams
2002 Frida Elliot Goldenthal
24 Hour Party People Liz Gallacher
25th Hour Terence Blanchard
About a Boy Damon Gough
Roger Dodger Craig Wedren
2003 The Last Samurai Hans Zimmer
Cold Mountain Gabriel Yared
Finding Nemo Thomas Newman
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Howard Shore
The Missing James Horner
Seabiscuit Randy Newman
2004 Napoleon Dynamite John Swihart
Alfie Mick Jagger, John Powell and David A. Stewart
The Aviator Howard Shore
Finding Neverland Jan A.P. Kaczmarek
The Incredibles Michael Giacchino
Spider-Man 2 Danny Elfman
2005 Kingdom of Heaven Harry Gregson-Williams
Brokeback Mountain Gustavo Santaolalla
The Constant Gardener Alberto Iglesias
Corpse Bride Danny Elfman
Memoirs of a Geisha John Williams
Sin City Robert Rodriguez
2006 Babel Gustavo Santaolalla
Brick Nathan Johnson
The Da Vinci Code Hans Zimmer
Flags of Our Fathers Clint Eastwood
The Lives of Others Gabriel Yared
Notes on a Scandal Philip Glass
2007 The Kite Runner Alberto Iglesias
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Nick Cave
Atonement Dario Marianelli
Eastern Promises Howard Shore
The Lookout James Newton Howard
Ratatouille Michael Giacchino
2008 Slumdog Millionaire A.R. Rahman
Australia David Hirschfelder
Horton Hears a Who! John Powell
Milk Danny Elfman
Quantum of Solace David Arnold
WALL-E Thomas Newman
2009 Up in the Air Rolfe Kent
Amelia Gabriel Yared
The Informant! Marvin Hamlisch
Public Enemies Elliot Goldenthal
Up Michael Giacchino
Where the Wild Things Are Carter Burwell and Karen O


Year Winners and nominees Composer(s)
2010 Inception Hans Zimmer
127 Hours A. R. Rahman
Black Swan Clint Mansell
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Alexandre Desplat
Salt James Newton Howard
The Social Network Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Howard Shore
Unstoppable Harry Gregson-Williams
2011 Soul Surfer Marco Beltrami
Drive Cliff Martinez
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Alexandre Desplat
Super 8 Michael Giacchino
War Horse John Williams
Water for Elephants James Newton Howard
2012 Argo Alexandre Desplat
Anna Karenina Dario Marianelli
Beasts of the Southern Wild Benh Zeitlin and Dan Romer
Lincoln John Williams
The Master Johnny Greenwood
Skyfall Thomas Newman
2013 Gravity Steven Price
12 Years a Slave Hans Zimmer
The Book Thief John Williams
Her Arcade Fire
Philomena Alexandre Desplat
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Theodore Shapiro
2014 Birdman Antonio Sánchez
The Imitation Game Alexandre Desplat
Fury Steven Price
Gone Girl Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Interstellar Hans Zimmer
The Judge Thomas Newman