I adore the soundtrack by Hans Zimmer and Bryan Adams (with S MacLachlan) from the 2002 movie Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, but because I only chanced thereon, I fear ignorance and neglect of other excellent, but more obscure soundtracks.

I wish to find similar soundtracks and music, and so wish to resort to rankings of soundtracks.


1. Check out some film music reviews

Movie soundtrack reviews can be found at these sites:

2. Check out some notable composers

Here are some the most popular film music composers:

3. Explore similar artists and music

Create an internet "radio station" based on a track, album, or artist you are interested in, and the station will play music that is similar to the music you chose.


My favourite place to browse music catalogues is rateyourmusic.com aka RYM. Here is the album you're talking about. You can find related albums from the same genre on the site, browse top albums ranked by users, sorted by year/genre. You can also read personal reviews, lists and ratings, which I think is the most interesting part of RYM.


I believe you should choose an artist (like Hans Zimmer) and listen to all of his works and make your own ranking, but if you like a website here it is: http://www.filmtracks.com/

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